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Thousands Of Protesters Support Ex-NYPD Officer Who Killed Akai Gurley


Tens of thousands of people rallied Saturday in more than 30 American cities to protest the conviction of Peter Liang, a former New York police officer of Chinese descent. Visit for more information In an effort to show solidarity, a large number of protesters, mostly Chinese Americans, joined demonstrations in cities around the nation […]

NYPD Officer Peter Liang Found Guilty of Manslaughter in Shooting Death of Akai Gurley


Peter Liang, the rookie cop who killed an unarmed Akai Gurley in a Brooklyn project hallway when his firearm “accidentally discharged” has been found guilty of manslaughter today. He faces up to 15 years in prison at his sentencing, which will be on April 14. Visit for more information In November of 2014, Gurley […]

NYC Police Union Turns Back On Cop That Killed Akai Gurley


Ever since the beginning of Peter Liang‘s trial, the Police Benevolence Association has been an obvious absentee in a case of police misconduct where there always make their presence publicly known. Visit for more information The PBA’s lack of support has created a perception among Liang’s supporters that the city’s largest police union would […]

Trial For NYPD Officer In Shooting Death Of Akai Gurley Starts This Week

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A rookie officer faces trial on Thursday for the shooting death of 28 year old Akai Gurley, the unarmed Black man that was shot in the staircase of his East New York, Brooklyn building by the NYPD officer in November 2014. Visit for more information Peter Liang, who is also now 28, may have […]

The Death Of Akai Gurley: One Year Later

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One year following the shooting death of Akai Gurley, the 28 year old father who was gunned down by NYPD in his building in the Louis H. Pink Houses in East New York, Brooklyn, his family has planned a march to mark the anniversary of his shooting. Visit for more information Gurley, who was […]