Rampant Racism Throughout SFPD

Rampant Racism Throughout SFPD

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San Francisco Employee Calls out Department’s Racism

By: Leon Kwasi Kuntuo-Asare

A San Francisco city employee, who was teaching anti-bias classes for two-years, recently came forward with frustration with the rampant anti-black racism that is widespread in the department.The now ex-Department of Human Resources manager said to his superiors in a farewell email:

The degree of anti-black sentiment throughout SFPD is extreme.

Dante King wrote in the email to DHR Director Micki Callahan, (San Francisco) Examiner obtained the email through a public records request past week.

King later said:

While there are some SFPD who possess somewhat of a balanced view of racism and anti-blackness, there are an equal number (if not more)-who possess and exude deeply anti-black sentiment.

The U.S. Department of Justice reviewed the SFPD in October of 2016, and discovered the department had:

numerous indicators of implicit and institutionalized bias against minority groups.

As of this writing the SFPD has only completed 16% of the 272 recommendations for reform that were issued by the U.S. Department of Justice.

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WHITE MAN THREATENS TO “PUT A BULLET” IN A BLACK GRANDMA AND HER GRANDSON

By: Leon Kwasi Kuntuo-Asare

Joseph Magistro, on September 23, 2019 was arrested and charged with a hate crime, criminal mischief and menacing with a weapon.

Reportedly, Magistro a 33-year-old White man racially-terrorized a 67-year-old Black grandma and her 17-year-old grandson. Magistro, allegedly threw weights in the senior-citizen’s windows and caused $2,000 worth of damage to her home, Magistro, who was armed with a shotgun stated he would “put a bullet” in them.

“You n—ers don’t belong in this neighborhood,” Magistro said according to the Nassau District Attorney’s Office. “This is a white neighborhood. I’ll put a f–king bullet in you right now.”

According to the Atlanta BlackStar:

Debbie Loughman, a neighbor who lives across the street from the alleged victims, told News 12 the teenager posted about the incident on Facebook.

“I guess they’d just moved in here a couple weeks ago, he said, and they’ve already was fighting with the neighbor who I believe maybe was accusing him of stealing a package and was being attacked by him,” Loughman said.

Magistro’s bond is 30k ,and as of this writing, he is still in jail and his bond has not been paid.

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https://atlantablackstar.com/2019/10/02/man-held-on-30k-bond-after-threatening-black-family-with-shotgun-you-ners-dont-belong-in-the-neighborhood/

WHITE SUPREMACIST GOES ON 8 DAY HATE AND CRIME SPREE!

By: Leon Kwasi Kuntuo-Asare

Aleksejs Saveljevs, a Brooklyn resident on Tuesday was indicted on 23 charges including a hate crime. In an eight day hate and crime spree, Saveljevs allegedly attacked an off-duty NYPD police officer, verbally abused two Black women with racial slurs. He stabbed one of them, a 57-year-old woman identified as Ann Marie Washington , it was later reported the, Washington suffered a collapsed lung. Saveljevs, would continue his violent spree, and brutally attack another psychiatric patient when he was confined.

For additional information use the link below:

https://atlantablackstar.com/2019/08/21/dna-links-psychiatric-patient-as-suspect-who-allegedly-called-two-women-black-b-s-stabbed-one-in-nyc-attacks-last-fall/