Will Team Roc Spark Investigation Into KCK Police?!?!

Some crusty old files and a great deal of publicity have garnered headlines across the nation.

More importantly, a social justice pastime for a billionaire hip-hop mogul now threaten the status quo in the Dotte.

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Team Roc, joined by the nonprofit Midwest Innocence Project, said there is enough evidence of systemic police misconduct in the department that a "pattern or practice" investigation is necessary to review allegations of wrongdoing and discrimination.

"The DOJ's continued inaction tells targeted minority communities held hostage to the whims of the carceral state that justice does not exist for them, that their lives do not matter," says the letter, which is addressed to Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta.

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Jay-Z's Team Roc puts pressure on DOJ to investigate Kansas City, Kansas, police

Team ROC, the social justice arm of hip-hop mogul Jay-Z's entertainment company, is amplifying community demands that the Justice Department investigate the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department, writing in an open letter Tuesday that "there is no excuse to justify the DOJ's silence."

Team Roc posts information gathered in open records requests, starts petition demanding investigation into KCKPD

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Jay-Z's philanthropic group Team Roc is again drawing attention to the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department. In an open letter printed in The New York Times this morning, Team Roc and the Midwest Innocence Project demand that the Justice Department investigate the KCKPD.

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