Jasiri X Addresses Pittsburgh’s Latest Episode of Police Brutality
Nigel Parry reporting for Rustbelt Radio—Featuring audio of Rev. David Thornton, Paradise Gray, Tim Stevens, Brandi Fisher, Terez Miles and Fred Dukes.
Video: Paradise Gray from 1Hood speaks at the Jordan Miles protest that served a People’s Indictment
On May 28th, 2011, activists of the Alliance for Police Accountability, BPEP, 1Hood, members of local churches, and others gathered with 150 others to attach to the Allegheny Courthouse a People’s Indictment against the three officers that beat Jordan Miles. This was the fourth consecutive protest in four weeks.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—Protesters demanding assault charges against three Pittsburgh police officers concluded three weekend rallies this afternoon, with about 150 gathering at the Allegheny County Courthouse for a “people’s indictment.” Demonstrators shouted “guilty” and displayed a sheet listing charges — including assault, unlawful arrest and perjury — that they want District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. […]
Nigel Parry reporting for Rustbelt Radio—Featuring audio of Jordan Miles, Paradise Gray, Tim Stevens, Brandi Fisher, Walter Smolarek and Mark Osark.
Ryan Brown, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—About 90 demonstrators gathered Saturday at Pittsburgh police headquarters to repeat demands that the Allegheny County district attorney file charges against three police officers accused of beating Homewood teenager Jordan Miles.
Nigel Parry for Pittsburgh Indymedia—Raw Flipcam footage from the second emergency protest for Justice for Jordan Miles, called by the Alliance for Police Accountability. The footage (released as Creative Commons-Non-Commercial-Attribution) was shot near and in front of Police Headquarters in the Northside of Pittsburgh, on May 14th, 2011, from just after 1pm onwards.
The feature takes a look back at the 15 months since Jordan was beaten, the recent news that the federal government are not going to prosecute the cops for civil rights violations of Miles—which the Mayor and Police Chief are trying to spin as a blanket pardon. Listen to speakers including Tim Stevens, Paradise Gray, […]
ALLIANCE FOR POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY PRESS RELEASE – May 5, 2011 – PLEASE ANNOUNCE Media Contacts: Brandi Fisher, 412.628.5849, firstname.lastname@example.org Pete Shell, 412.422.7435, email@example.com Community Alliance to Protest Justice Dept. Decision in Jordan Miles Case Press Conference Will be Held to Announce Next Steps in Campaign for Justice Pittsburgh, PA – Upset by the announcement by […]
Paradise Gray, Father Duquesne blog Here’s a little story that must be told about 3 little pigs on a night so cold, It started last year in jan-u-ary, On A Night just like this, it was sooo scary!
Chris Young, Pittsburgh City Paper—It’s been nearly a year since photos of Jordan Miles’ bruised and swollen face surfaced on local newscasts. Those wounds have healed, but as we approach the one-year mark of the former CAPA student’s controversial Jan. 12 arrest, frustration festers among some local activists and city officials. The investigation “is just […]
Joe Smydo, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette—About 100 people gathered Saturday at the scene of Jordan Miles’ confrontation with three Pittsburgh police officers, then marched through Homewood to demand the officers be prosecuted for beating him.
Demand prosecution of the police who beat Jordan Miles Pittsburgh, PA – Frustrated by the District Attorney’s failure to prosecute the police who beat Jordan Miles, activists from the Alliance for Police Accountability (APA) have been busy collecting signatures on petitions asking him to act. On Thursday, August 12, at 11am, the group will deliver […]
Chris Potter, City Paper—There’s been a nightmarish familiarity about the allegations of police brutality against Jordan Miles, a CAPA honors sudent. I remember a cluster of similar allegations in the years leading up to a lawsuit and federal consent decree imposed on the city during the Murphy Administration.