Columbus: 16-Year-Old Ma’Khia Bryant Killed by Police

By Serran Soledad On Tuesday afternoon, Ma’Khia Bryant, a 16-year-old Black teenager, was shot and killed by Columbus police officer Nicholas Reardon. Following the shooting, protests erupted, prompting Columbus Police Department to release body camera footage of the fatal shooting that same day. Responding to a 911 call, Reardon arrived to the scene where a fight between a group of people was taking place. Within … Continue reading Columbus: 16-Year-Old Ma’Khia Bryant Killed by Police

Columbus: Hundreds Protest Murder of Casey Goodson Jr.

Photo credit: Da’Shaunae Marisa, New York Times By Serran Soledad Over 200 people gathered in front of the Ohio Statehouse on December 11 to protest the murder of Casey Goodson Jr., a 23-year-old Black man who was shot and killed by Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Meade as Goodson arrived home from a dental appointment. Family members and loved ones stood at a podium, giving heartfelt speeches … Continue reading Columbus: Hundreds Protest Murder of Casey Goodson Jr.

Columbus: Sheriff’s Deputy Murders Black Man as he Entered Home

By Serran Soledad On December 4, Casey Goodson Jr., a 23-year-old Black man, was shot and killed by Sheriff Deputy Jason Meade while arriving home from a dentist’s appointment in Columbus, Ohio. Meade, as part of a cross unit US Marshal’s Task Force, was in search of a suspect when he encountered and decided to pursue Goodson, who was not a suspect in the initial … Continue reading Columbus: Sheriff’s Deputy Murders Black Man as he Entered Home