NBA players’ last names can be replaced with a social justice message, word or phrase from an approved list during the games when play resumes. According to ESPN, the NBA and National Basketball Player’s Association, the league’s player union, agreed to 29 words and phrases that can be displayed on aContinue Reading

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner confirmed that Mark Jackson has been arrested and changed with second-degree murder of St. Louis police Capt. David Dorn during a George Floyd riot. Jackson, 22, faces second-degree murder, robbery, burglary, stealing charges, along with three counts of armed criminal action in connection theContinue Reading

The bizarre world of protests, riots and rallies added another bizarre chapter as Gary Wicks, a DC real-estate agent was caught on video calling Black police officers the N-Word,claiming victim status, because protests over the George Floyd killing disrupted their business. The officers were at 16th and L streets Northwest earlierContinue Reading

New York police officers are rumored to be discussing a strike on July 4 to ‘let the city have its independence without cops.’ The New York Post reports that “A pair of fliers making their rounds among NYPD officers are encouraging them to call out sick July 4th — as retributionContinue Reading

Joe Rogan is one of the largest and most popular podcasters and said that banning police chokeholds is “F – ing crazy ” during his interview with former Navy Seal, now speaker and author Jocko Willink, discussing the defund the police movement and the policing crisis nationally. “I think it’sContinue Reading

Aunt Jemima will no longer be the face of a popular syrup. Quaker Oats has decided to retire the more than 130-year-old brand and logo, succumbing to pressure from social justice activists. “As we work to make progress toward racial equality through several initiatives, we also must take a hardContinue Reading

President Trump held a press conference yesterday, announcing  his executive order on police reform amid George Floyd protests. “…thank you all for being here as we take historic action to deliver a future of safety and security for Americans of every race, religion, color, and creed. We’re joined today byContinue Reading

The Chinese coronavirus pandemic is “just a fire drill” for what is likely to follow from the climate crisis “The overall problem is that we are not sustainable in the ways we are living and producing on the planet today,” said Lise Kingo, the executive director of the UN GlobalContinue Reading

Saturday saw more protests by Black Lives Matter members and supporters speaking out against police brutality and systematic racism. They were joined by a “Back the Blue” rally to support law enforcement after recent criticism took to the streets outside the Tampa Police Department’s District 1 building on W. TampaContinue Reading

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UPDATE: NEWS TALK with BRANDON & BOB features a discussion of life after disbanding and/or defunding the police. What will life look like in these big cities? What is the replacement plan going forward? How will these areas be policed? Check out the clip below. Who are you goin’ call?Continue Reading

The Justice Department detailed some of the crime statistics related to the George Floyd protests, rallies and riots over the last few weeks. More than 700 law enforcement officers have been injured on the job during nationwide protests and riots, with nearly 300 of those among New York’s police force.Continue Reading

As the George Floyd case inspires rallies and protests, Warner Bros opened up Just Mercy to screen digitally for free. Starring Michael B. Jordan (Creed, Black Panther) and Jamie Foxx (Ray, Django Unchained), the film, directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, Just Mercy is the telling of Bryan Stevenson, the founderContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said people armed with hammers and other blunt objects smashed their way into the Tampa Walmart on East Fletcher Avenue after 9 p.m. May 30 during a George Floyd protest. Detectives believe approximately 200 people entered the store and said most began looting the electronicsContinue Reading

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) introduced legislation on Thursday to end no-knock warrants, a measure that appears to have bipartisan support as demand grows for police reform. Titled “Justice for Breonna Taylor Act,” the law would prohibit federal law enforcement from carrying out a warrant “until after the officer provides notice of hisContinue Reading

During NEWS TALK with Brandon & Bob this week the topic of George Floyd’s murder case turned the autopsy results and the theory about excited delirium, a condition described this way: Excited delirium, (EXD) also known as agitated delirium, is a syndrome that presents with psychomotor agitation, delirium, and sweating. It mayContinue Reading

Under the pressure of social justice activists, several shows, movies and individuals are under attack for their perceived insensitive content. After 33 years, Paramount ends the popular show Cops, Gone with the Wind was removed by HBO Max from the streaming service and Netflix and the BBC were in lockstep over the decision toContinue Reading

Tampa Police release footage of the incidents which resulted in the arrest of Marli Church and Stephanie Sanchez. In the footage below, Church, 17, was arrested for holding an umbrella during a march and then trying to jab a bicycle officer with the metal tip of the umbrella. The officerContinue Reading

During NEWS TALK with Brandon & Bob this week the topic of George Floyd’s murder case turned to the charges and possible outcomes. One growing theory/concern is that Derek Chauvin and the officers may have been overcharged. “Charges are legal descriptions of criminal activity, not a signifier of how seriouslyContinue Reading

The FBI is now exploring a connection between the murder of California Highway Patrol officer Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller, murdered by active-duty U.S. Air Force sergeant  Steven Carrillo, to the May 29 killing of Federal Protective Services Officer Dave Patrick Underwood in Oakland. Carrillo, 32, was taken into custody on SaturdayContinue Reading

Congressional Democrats wore a traditional African cloth to announce Monday proposed legislation to reform police procedures, but were met with cultural appropriation accusations, targeting their publicity stunt. The Democrats wore Kente cloth stoles handed out by the Congressional Black Caucus and knelt on the floor of the U.S. Capitol VisitorsContinue Reading