blacks and police brutality
Florida cop Jonathan Aledda was arrested and charged with attempted manslaughter after shooting unarmed Black man Charles Kinsey last July.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
In that moment, I realized that Black lives really don’t matter – not just to the law enforcement officers