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Cops Cuff, Hood, Beat, and Suffocated Naked Man to Death—No Charges

  When Daniel Prude died on March 30, 2020, not  one  mainstream media network covered it and  it had been  but a blip in local media. It wasn’t until his family fought for months  to seek out  out what happened that Prude’s case finally saw  the sunshine  of day.  within the  midst of a chemically-induced  mental state  crisis, Prude was compliant and sat on  the bottom  when asked by police and placed into handcuffs. Moments later, he’d have a hood  placed on  his head while cops shoved his face into the pavement until he stopped breathing and eventually died. Seven days after Prude stopped breathing on his own, he would die on life support. Now,  only one  month before the anniversary of Prude’s death,  big apple  Attorney General Letitia James announced a  jury  voted  to not  indict any of the officers involved. The grand jury’s decision sparked immediate protests Tuesday night, prompting street closures as citizens  needed  change. “This  isn't  what we expected,  this can be