Category: Civil Rights At Play

Florida Man Fights Extensive Public Records Request Abuse

Florida Man Fights Extensive Public Records Request Abuse

The City of Homestead has a torrid reputation and a pattern of willfully refusing to comply with the public records law. Homestead is a little town at the southern end of Miami-Dade County, rarely receiving the scrutiny it deserves as a cesspool of public corruption and maleficence. I ...
WATCH: Colorado Cop Stages Fake Drug Bust on Body Camera to Frame Man for Drugs

WATCH: Colorado Cop Stages Fake Drug Bust on Body Camera to Frame Man for Drugs

Video footage released last week shows a Colorado cop framing a man for drugs and gun possession by staging a fake drug bust reenactment on his body cam in a tow yard after an initial search of the vehicle may have turned up nothing. Pueblo police officer Seth Jensen claimed he had hi ...
WATCH: FBI Agents Seize Cameras from PINAC Reporter Citing “Safety” Issues

WATCH: FBI Agents Seize Cameras from PINAC Reporter Citing “Safety” Issues

FBI agents in Texas ripped two cameras out of the hands of a PINAC reporter who was standing in front of a federal building legally recording from a public sidewalk Thursday, claiming they were in fear for their safety. "I don't want to be struck in the face," said Keith A. Byers, an ...
WATCH: Las Vegas Cops Arrest Journalist for Recording on Sidewalk

WATCH: Las Vegas Cops Arrest Journalist for Recording on Sidewalk

Las Vegas police arrested a journalist Saturday who was video recording a protest against President Donald Trump, demanding that he release his tax forms. Police say KLAS news videographer Nebyou Solomon was arrested for trespassing and obstructing because he was standing on the priva ...
Florida Sheriff Tells PINAC Reporter he has no Right to Protest Participation Award Ceremony for Deputies

Florida Sheriff Tells PINAC Reporter he has no Right to Protest Participation Award Ceremony for Deputies

A Florida sheriff violated PINAC reporter Jeff Gray's right to record public officials in a public setting during his silent protest at the department's annual awards banquet, which was held at the tax-funded St. Johns Convention Center in St. Augustine last month. But St. Johns Count ...
Trump’s Ban on Muslims Divides America and Creates Havoc at Airports Across the Nation

Trump’s Ban on Muslims Divides America and Creates Havoc at Airports Across the Nation

Donald Trump has been President for less than 10 days and he has already caused mass chaos in airports across America. His executive order went into effect on Saturday which temporarily bans the entry of people trying to get into the United States coming from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Su ...
California Men who Spent Seven Months in Jail for Rap Lyrics and Facebook Photos File Lawsuit

California Men who Spent Seven Months in Jail for Rap Lyrics and Facebook Photos File Lawsuit

Two California men who spent seven months in jail for conspiracy to commit murder based on rap lyrics and Facebook photos that made no reference to actual murders filed a lawsuit against the San Diego Police Department Tuesday. Police based their arrests on allegations that Brandon Du ...
WATCH: NYPD Settles Lawsuit in Teenage Brutality Case Where Witness was Pepper Sprayed for Recording

WATCH: NYPD Settles Lawsuit in Teenage Brutality Case Where Witness was Pepper Sprayed for Recording

NYPD cops brutally beat 19-year-old Jateik Reed for resisting arrest and carrying drugs in 2012. Drugs were never found and the case was dismissed in court. Reed then filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city. Now New York City has settled the lawsuit with Reed, who is now 24, for ...
Stalking Away The First Amendment: Part 1

Stalking Away The First Amendment: Part 1

  Homestead Police Department (HPD) has silenced the First Amendment with false stalking charges and restraining orders. Their abuses leading to two of my three false arrest, and to me being served with four frivolous restraining orders. Sadly, such abuses are not limited t ...
FBI Shows up to Citizen Journalist’s Home for Photographing Mail Facility

FBI Shows up to Citizen Journalist’s Home for Photographing Mail Facility

One would be led to believe that a United States Mail Service distribution center was sort of “National Security” location or as officials would describe it as “Critical Infrastructure” when it is anything but that. Southern California Citizen Journalist Felipe “Phillip” Hernandez was ...