Sept. 15, 2017

14 recent police brutality cases that show how often officers aren’t held accountable

On Friday, a former St. Louis police officer was found not guilty in the 2011 shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith, an unarmed black man.

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Aug. 19, 2017

50 NYPD officers just held a press conference in support of Colin Kaepernick

"Just because you are in law enforcement doesn’t mean your voice is silenced."
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July 29, 2017

Here are three times — this week —Trump’s comments have been rebuked by the groups he was addressing

Plus details on a history of Suffolk County police misconduct.
July 28, 2017

Trump applauded for imploring police “not to be too nice” while arresting “thugs”

“When you see these thugs being thrown into the back of a paddy wagon, you just see them thrown in, rough, I said, ‘Please don’t be too nice.’"
July 24, 2017

Baton Rouge police chief resigns after a year of political turmoil over Alton Sterling shooting

Baton Rouge's mayor had campaigned on a promise to replace the city's police chief, in the wake of Alton Sterling's shooting death.
July 24, 2017

‘Whose Streets?’ film highlights Ferguson activists’ battle with the trauma of protests

Brittany Ferrell, an organizer of the Ferguson Uprising, says a new documentary about Black Lives Matter protests shows why activists should be more intentional about checking in on each other.

July 21, 2017

Philando Castile’s mother supports Justine Damond’s family at march in Minneapolis

"We're just here to support the family," she said. "That's all."
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July 20, 2017

Black Lives Matter activists respond to the police shooting of Justine Damond

“Some white people don’t feel the tragedy until one of them is murdered.”
July 17, 2017

Texas police officer who killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards indicted on murder charge

Roy Oliver fatally shot 15-year-old Jordan Edwards as he drove away from a party in April.
July 17, 2017

Eric Garner’s daughter to police violence victims: “In 3 years they won’t give AF”

The DOJ still hasn't released information on its investigation about the Eric Garner case.
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July 17, 2017

Australian woman fatally shot by Minneapolis police after reportedly calling 911 

The woman had reportedly called 911 to report an assault late Saturday night.

July 16, 2017

Before you call the police, ask yourself: Could this get someone killed?

Your problems are best solved without inviting people with guns.
July 12, 2017

California police arrest black teen girl who they mistook for a large, bald black man

In a viral video, Tatyana Hargrove alleges that the officers punched and threw her to the ground as a K9 officer attacked her.
July 11, 2017

Video shows Georgia police officer beating homeless black woman during her arrest

The officer was initially cleared of wrongdoing, even after admitting that he struck the woman in the head.
July 11, 2017

50 years after the Newark riots, one family staged a quiet rebellion by staying

On the 50th anniversary of the protests, the Williams family reflects on their decision to stay and help their city in its efforts to both rebuild and grow.
July 10, 2017

Chicago officers accused of covering up Laquan McDonald shooting plead not guilty

All three were released on $50,000 bonds.

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July 8, 2017

Baton Rouge police officer sues Black Lives Matter leadership for shooting injury

The officer is suing Black Lives Matter, claiming it incited violence against police.
July 7, 2017

This Black Lives Matter chapter just clapped back at the NRA with a biting ad of its own

Black activists are speaking out against the NRA's controversial ad.
July 6, 2017

Gov. Mark Dayton asks for police training fund to be named after Philando Castile

Dayton hopes the fund will help remedy police-community relations.
July 6, 2017

Philando Castile’s classmates give out the first scholarship in his honor, one year after his death

The Philando Castile Memorial Scholarship will be given to a young man of color annually, an award committee said.
July 6, 2017

Philando Castile: Timeline of events since the Minnesota man was fatally shot by Jeronimo Yanez

Thursday marks one year since Philando Castile was fatally shot by the St. Anthony, Minnesota, police officer.

July 5, 2017

Protesters at Alton Sterling march arrested in clashes with police as city marks year since he died

The protesters tried to break through police barricades.
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July 5, 2017

New York City police officer killed in “unprovoked attack”

An officer was shot and killed while she sat in her van, the NYPD says.
July 5, 2017

Alton Sterling: Timeline of events since the father of five was fatally shot by Baton Rouge police

Wednesday marks one year since Alton Sterling was fatally shot by Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police.
July 4, 2017

Delrawn Small’s family marks one year since his fatal shooting by an NYPD officer

Small was fatally shot by NYPD officer Wayne Isaacs.
June 30, 2017

Seattle student fatally shot by police and 9 other stories you need to know this week

A roundup of news you might have missed this week, from Ray Tensing's mistrial to the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old student in Seattle.

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June 28, 2017

When cops kill, paying their victims' families can be a cold, calculating process, attorneys say

Black lives are often seen as having less monetary value in the eyes of the law.
June 28, 2017

Jay-Z's new '4:44' teaser suggests he's looking to merge his art and activism

The 30-second trailer features a message to "Stay black."
June 28, 2017

Alton Sterling’s children sue Baton Rouge over shooting, alleging racism and excessive force

The Sterling family alleges that police officers sent racist text messages about people who protested the black man's shooting death.
June 27, 2017

3 Chicago officers charged with conspiracy in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald

The three Chicago police officers allegedly conspired to prevent an independent investigation and prosecution against Officer Jason Van Dyke.