Tag: police brutality

Death of Ernie Serrano in police custody sparks reflection on life

By Erik Galicia Ernie Serrano died like countless others have in police custody. He stopped breathing Dec. 15 in a Rubidoux Stater Bros. after a lengthy struggle with Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies. But to the Serrano Family, he was more than the man who gasped his final breaths at 33 years old on a market

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Members of the Riverside community show solidarity at vigil for victims of racial violence

By Leo Cabral     As protests against police brutality continue across the nation, hundreds gathered in solidarity at the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial statue outside the Riverside County Administration Building.     Many local prominent Black elected officials, civil rights leaders and union workers spoke at the vigil for victims of racial violence June 4.

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Thousands march in Downtown Riverside for Black Lives Matter protest

Video Description: Thousands of demonstrators occupied the streets of Downtown Riverside for the Black Lives Matter protest in response to George Floyd’s murder by Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25. (Video by Daniel Hernandez | Viewpoints) Below is the flyer for the peaceful protest against police brutality June 1. The image was shared

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Ferguson exhibits militarization of police force

Charles Wagner | Opinions Editor Sept. 18, 2014 August 9, 2014 will no doubt go down as yet another landmark moment, which has once again set racial injustice, and police brutality, back into the forefront of the national conversation putting on public display, the bubbling cauldron of frustration Unless you have been living under a

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