Civil Rights & Social Justice
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Autopsy results for Andrew Brown Jr. found police shot him five times, including "a kill shot to the back of the head" in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
The fatal police shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. is exposing just how many ways there are to add insult to literal injury.
Louisville Police Cheif Erika Shields took an unexpected tack in response to the news that the U.S. Department of Justice was launching an investigation into her department.
School psychologist Dr. Umar Johnson told the Breakfast Club that his school for Black boys - The Frederick Douglass Marcus Garvey Academy - could be "up and running" soon. But there's a catch.
A provision in the recent COVID-19 relief bill sets aside $1 billion over 10 years, encouraging states to establish mobile crisis units.
Some Congressional Black Caucus members believe that voting rights should be prioritized alongside broader election reform legislation.
A U.S. District Judge rejected Michael Slager’s request, saying that the ex-officer’s actions, not his legal team, garnered the sentence.
In the middle of uprisings and protests across the country, the media peeled back the layers of the lack of honesty in initial reports and statements.
Brown's family demand that police release the body cam footage so that there can be more accurate representation of what transpired on the day he was shot to death.
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