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A demonstrator holds a sign reading “enough is enough” at the die-in demonstration organized by Black Action Society on Wednesday.

Op-ed: Memory of Antwon Rose denied justice

To the Black community of Pittsburgh: with each passing acquittal, we are blatantly shown our value in the eyes of those designated to “protect us.”
Following Michael Rosfeld’s acquittal on Friday night, protests continued in Oakland Saturday afternoon.

Editorial: Rosfeld decision isn’t surprising, still disappointing

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 24, 2019
The time it took for the jury to reach a decision compared to the gravity of the crime shows how little we value the lives of young black men in America.
Lawsuit alleges Pitt responsible for dropped criminal charges

Lawsuit alleges Pitt responsible for dropped criminal charges

By Jon Moss, Staff Writer November 20, 2018
The owner of Garage Door Saloon says he is intending to prove Pitt's involvement in the district attorney's dismissal of criminal charges against students.
Telmar Palmer was charged Sept. 1 with invasion of privacy and attempted indecent assault.

Michael Rosfeld charged with homicide in Antwon Rose killing

By Christian Snyder | Editor-in-chief June 27, 2018

Michael Rosfeld, the 30-year-old East Pittsburgh police officer from Penn Hills who fatally shot 17-year-old Antwon Rose on June 19, has been charged with one count of criminal homicide, according to court...

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