A$AP Rocky's arrest at LAX for alleged involvement in a November shooting is just the latest legal trouble the rapper has faced following a string of arrests for other accusations of violence.
Arrested protesters in St. Louis demonstrating against police brutality ironically found themselves the victims of police brutality as they were being taken into custody this week.
A Black teenager who was slammed to the ground by a cop at a Texas pool party in June 2015 has filed a federal lawsuit for $5 million against the officer Eric Casebolt, the city of Mckinney, Texas and its police department.
he NYPD is continuing its efforts to reduce crime by no longer making arrests in Manhattan for low-level offenses such as public consumption of alcohol or public urination.
As of Thursday morning, the threats and vandalism continued. Police were investigating an incident at the Columbia campus' Black culture center. Someone spray-painted over the word "black" on the sign to the culture center.
The municipal court judge in Ferguson, Mo. ordered the withdrawal of all arrest warrants issued before December 31, 2014
Following his plan to rectify the “war on drugs” that jailed thousands and destroyed communities, President Obama is expected to commute the sentences of dozens of non-violent drug offenders this summer, the New York Times reports. The president, who has long discussed the effort to correct the tough and unfair sentencing that disproportionately affects minority men, […]
Many music artists are using their platform as an avenue to bring attention to social issues. New Jersey-bred songstress Lauryn Hill decided to cancel one of her upcoming performances in Israel because she wasn’t able to have a similar concert in Ramallah, a city located in Palestine. “When deciding to play the region, my intention […]
Eighteen-year-old Allen Bullock became a defining image of the Baltimore uprisings when he was photographed smashing a police car with a traffic cone on Monday, reports The Guardian. His mother and stepfather urged him to surrender to police in an effort to teach him about taking responsibility for his actions during protests that turned violent Monday […]
This year marks 50 years since Freedom Summer, when nearly 1,000 volunteers travelled throughout the southern United States to register black Americans to vote. Many stories are remembered and taught about the importance of that event in American history, but the impact of Freedom Summer can also be measured by the numbers. We broke down Freedom Summer from the amount of […]
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