After 10 hours of deliberation, the jury delivered a guilty verdict on counts of second degree murder, third degree murder and second degree manslaughter.
On Nov. 10, over six months after his death, special prosecutor Rosemary Khoury announced a grand jury did not find enough probable cause to charge IMPD officer Dejoure Mercer with a crime.
Graphic courtesy of Presley Fletcher. Jacob Blake is the latest Black person to have been brutalized at the hands of the police. Blake was tasered and shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Aug. 23 while being arrested. Blake survived the shooting, but is paralyzed from the waist down. He was handcuffed to his hospital…
The two issues that have captured the nation’s attention this year are COVID-19 and police brutality — both of which Butler is handling abysmally. If the university does not properly address these pandemics, it will be at the cost of student safety.
BU4BL, organization with a social media following of over 1,000, is demanding anti-racist action, release of BUPD budget.
The Butler Collegian asked several Butler students to write about their experiences protesting around the country.