Thousands of supporters and family members of 80s Reggae star Smiley Culture (real name David Emmanuel) marched to Metropolitan Police headquarters New Scotland Yard yesterday (16 April) calling for a public inquiry in to his death. David died during a police raid inside his home on March 15 and according to the MET died from a stab wound to the chest while “making a cup of tea”. Rest In Peace David Emmanuel aka Smiley Culture.
Reggae star Smiley Culture (real name David Emmanuel) died during a poilce raid inside his home in March, and the Metropolitan Police still haven’t released much information regarding his death. They however would like the public to believe their story that David stabbed himself to death while making a cup of tea during the raid. The Emmanuel family has organised a march for justice which will take tomorrow. See details below. Smiley Culture March For Human Rights And Justice For All. Saturday 16th April 2011 Assemble at […]
It’s about time! The BART police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man on an Oakland train platform and then refused to explain his actions to investigators was arrested Tuesday in Nevada on suspicion of murder, authorities said. Johannes Mehserle, 27, was arrested in the New Year’s Day shooting of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old supermarket worker from Hayward who was lying facedown after being pulled off a BART train by police investigating a fight. An Alameda County judge signed an arrest warrant […]
This news story was brought to my attention two days ago, but I held off from watching the video footage. I could not face it up until now. 22 year old Oscar Grant III was shot dead by Oakland police on New Years Day in California, while laying face down and handcuffed on a train platform. Details leading up to his arrest and subsequent MURDER are still sketchy. However Grant, unarmed, was cooperating with officers before his death…. Johannes Mehserle, the police officer responsible for Grant’s death has since resigned and […]