Chicago police authorities have doubts about the officer's version of the incident. They've taken away his gun and badge as an investigation goes forward.
Toni Morrison says White fear––not anger––led to Donald Trump's victory.
The family of Philando Castile welcomed the charges against the cop who shot and killed the 32-year-old, but his girlfriend believes "the highest charge was not brought against him."
The former North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer who was charged with the murder of Walter Scott—a 50-year-old Black man who was fatally shot during a traffic stop—has asked that the state court move his murder trial out of Charleston.
Belafonte, a life-long vocal advocate and champion of social justice, said the PSA exists to circumvent the pillaging of Black bodies.
Two important additions were included in the revamped policy; a fleeing suspect must present an "immediate threat," for officers to use deadly force, and if an officer abuses the restriction, fellow officers are held accountable to intervene.
A judge gave the man who recorded Eric Garner's death a four-year sentence. Many believe Ramsey Orta has been a target of police retribution.
Dubbed “Heal our Communities,” the event was hosted by The Amadou Diallo Foundation, an initiative launched by his mother to focus on racial healing through education.
A San Diego police officer fatally shot and killed Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man who witnesses claim was mentally challenged. Reports say his sister called police for assistance because he was in mental and/or physical distress. Several eyewitnesses said the victim had his hands above his head when he was shot, but police deny […]
Sherman's comments on Wednesday are starkly different from previous comments he made in July 2016, when he doubled down on previous "all lives matter" comments in response to the rally cry, "Black Lives Matter."
America’s police departments need to be overhauled to halt the unchecked power of officers to shoot and kill Blacks.