An unidentified cop in Sacramento, California is under investigation after being caught on video repeatedly punching a Black man accused of jaywalking during a violent arrest Monday.
The NAACP chapter in Grand Rapids, Michigan and community organizers have joined together to fight local police practices involving community members after five unarmed Black teens were stopped and searched at gunpoint in March.
Two Ohio police officers are under investigation after using a taser on a 12-year-old African-American girl who they said attacked them and caused a disturbance while refusing to leave a skating rink.
Donald J. Trump’s first month in office ended with at least 105 people killed by police, the highest number of people killed by U.S. police in any one month since 2015.
Newly released dash-cam video shows police tackling and beating a Black Northwestern University doctoral student in Evanston, Illinois after suspecting him of stealing a car that belonged to him.
A New York cop shot and killed a 66-year-old Black woman wielding a bat in the Bronx on Tuesday evening. Police say they will investigate why the officer used lethal force instead of his Taser.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke with the Steve Harvey Morning Show on the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, who was gunned down by police after he called 911 for help when his vehicle stalled. Clinton told Harvey about her plans to deal with racism in America and police excessive force in communities of color. Here is an excerpt: “We’ve got […]
Fiery protests broke out Saturday in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after police shot and killed a man during a foot chase, according to NBC News. The 23-year-old victim, who was allegedly armed with a handgun, reportedly fled a traffic stop on Milwaukee’s north side Saturday afternoon, writes the news outlet: Milwaukee’s mayor said the man was struck […]
Chicago police on Friday released body-cam footage from the fatal shooting of unarmed Black teenager Paul O’Neal that shows officers firing down a street as the alleged car thief sped away and, moments later, officers handcuffing him as he lay mortally wounded behind a home on the city’s South Side, reports the Chicago Tribune. The footage shows officers firing at least 15 shots on […]
The charges sound foolish, but do they sound familiar? Ramsey Orta was also arrested after filming Eric Garner's death.
In what has become known as "The Talk," which parents give Black boys about police encounters, I also teach my daughter to respect authority, but that she should never allow her rights to be violated.