Developers have launched a new app that will log every single police killing in this country.
Archives + Absences, created by Josh Begley, is intended to keep the public aware of the ongoing police violence happening in America. The app will notify its users where the shooting occurred and the name of the person that was killed. Last year alone, nearly 1,000 people were killed due to police brutality and in most cases, the police were not disciplined for their actions.
Begley also runs Officers Involved, a website designed to keep track of all police-related deaths in America, and @DroneStream, a Twitter account that documents all drone strikes done by the United States. Archives + Absences is available for free in the App Store.
Thousands Protest During #MillionsMarchNYC Against Police Brutality
1. Thousands march together on their way to the NYPD headquarters.1 of 17
2. Thousands gather near the NYPD headquarters.2 of 17
3. A protester holds up a sign to stop police brutality.3 of 17
4. Kevin Liles, Russell Simmons, and Nas help lead the march in NYC.4 of 17
5. Protestors march up 5th Avenue.5 of 17
6. Thousands gather in Washington Square Park before marching uptown.6 of 17
7. Protestors lead by holding up a 'Black Lives Matter' banner.7 of 17
8. Picketed versions of the victims of police brutality are held up during the march.8 of 17
9. The Brooklyn Bridge gets shut down by protestors.9 of 17
10. A protestor holds up a focused 'We Demand Justice' sign10 of 17
11. Santa Con participants face the interrupting protests happening through the streets.11 of 17
12. An artist participates in the protest through creative expression.12 of 17
13. Thousands of different ethnicities and ages come together for the protests.13 of 17
14. Thousands gather in Washington Square Park before the march.14 of 17
15. A protestor marches while in chains.15 of 17
16. Thousands march up 5th Avenue.16 of 17
17. Thousands march up 5th Avenue towards Union Square.17 of 17
SOURCE: Elite Daily | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty
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