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United Airlines is the latest brand to be blasted after a shocking video has gone viral of a man being forcibly lifted from his seat, dragged down the aisle and removed from a plane. The incident took place on Sunday night at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago as frightened passengers screamed and recorded on the […]

This past week, news broke that a police officer told Latina Herring to stop calling 911, right before her and her 8-year-old son were killed. The suspected perpetrator, who is now apprehended, is her boyfriend, Allen Cashe. The officers statements came from a video that was released when they were called to a home in Sanford, […]

https://twitter.com/Blavity/status/847818466652454912 Mark Jimmerson lost his life too soon and a family is left heartbroken. The 21-year-old, who was arrested in February 2016 on felony charges that included robbery with a dangerous weapon, was pronounced dead in an Oklahoma County jail cell on Saturday. Jimmerson suffered from asthma and had placed several calls to his mother, complaining about trouble […]

Rodney James Hess, 36, was fatally shot by a Tennessee police official on Thursday.

A Florida police chief, Robert Musco, tried to evade legal repercussions after making racially insensitive remarks to a black officer, Kimberly Robinson. In a conversation between Robinson, Musco, Assistant Chief Derek Asdot, and two others, Musco continually referred to Robinson as a “token” since she was the only black officer on the force. Musco made the remarks […]

Ferguson officials have missed crucial deadlines that were set by the Department of Justice in efforts to reform policing procedures.

Brian Courtney Wilson talked with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about the inspiration for his new song.

Off-duty officer Eric Ball, who is African-American, said that he played football under coaches who used pushups to ensure discipline.

On Wednesday, a North Carolina prosecutor announced that Police Officer Brentley Vinson, who is also Black, "acted lawfully" and will not be charged for shooting and killing 43-year-old Scott.

Today marks the two-year anniversary of the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was fatally shot by a White Cleveland police officer while playing with a toy gun.

Another day, another gang of officers overstepping their authority.