Amadou Diallo

The Source Magazine Remembers Amadou Diallo 19 Years Later


19 years ago on this date, a 23 year old Guinean immigrant named Amadou Diallo was murdered by four plain clothes NYPD police officers in his hallway after they unloaded 41 shots into Diallo in front of his Bronx apartment. The haphazard officers hit Diallo with only 19 shots; less than half of what was […]

Amadou Diallo Was Shot 41 Times And Killed By NYPD 17 Years Ago Today

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On this date in 1999, Amadou Diallo was killed by four New York City police officers from the NYPD Street Crime Unit. Visit for more information He was from the village of Sinoe, Liberia, West Africa. That evening after midnight, Diallo had come home from work to his apartment at 1157 Wheeler Avenue in […]

Families Of Police Brutality Victims Speak At NAN Convention


Family members of the victims of police brutality spoke during an intimate dialog at the annual National Action Network convention Visit for more information The NAN national convention took place April 8 through April 11 at Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel. The annual convention is sponsored by Reverend Al Sharpton and The National […]