Attorney Benjamin Crump
Ben Crump called for a new, independent prosecutor to re-open the legal investigation into Breonna Taylor's killing after a grand juror suggested that the Kentucky attorney general's office lied.
George Floyd's family and their lawyers ripped the defense team as the Hennepin County attorney were disqualified from prosecuting the case during a pretrial hearing.
The unarmed Black man who died after police in Minnesota tried to arrest him under the auspices of "forgery" has been identified as George Floyd.
In an op-ed for NewsOne, Benjamin L. Crump, president of the National Bar Association and prominent civil rights attorney, condemns Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia‘s remarks that some African-Americans are hurt by being admitted to top universities and might be better served at “slower-track” ones. The comments, which generated a firestorm of controversy, came last week during […]
Palm Beach Gardens Police Officer Nouman Raja, who killed Corey Jones as he waited for roadside assistance, was still on probation and therefore unqualified for undercover surveillance work.
A popular Florida church drummer, who was shot and killed by a plainclothes police officer as he waited for a tow truck, had a gun but never fired it, according to his family's lawyer.
Robbie Tolan was shot in his own driveway after police mistakenly accused Tolan and his cousin of stealing their family car.
Five Months After Tamir Rice’s Death, His Mother Is Forced To Move Into Homeless Shelter; Victim Not Yet Buried
It’s been five months since Tamir Rice – the 12-year-old gunned down by an Ohio police officer for playing with a toy gun – died, but the ongoing investigation into his death has produced no charges for the cop involved in the fatal shooting. The stalled investigation has not only taken an emotional toll on Tamir’s mother, […]
EXCLUSIVE: Civil Rights Attorney Benjamin Crump Retained For Monroe Bird III Security Guard Shooting
UPDATED Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 3:56 p.m., ET– Benjamin Crump, the civil rights attorney who represented the families of Michael Brown Jr., Tamir Rice, and Trayvon Martin, has been retained in the case of a Tulsa, Okla. man shot and paralyzed by a security guard in February 2015. On Monday, the family of Monroe Bird […]
50 Years After Selma, Let’s Finally End Unbridled, Unjust Protection For Law Enforcement [EXCLUSIVE]
From Eric Garner, an unarmed 43-year-old man killed by NYPD on July 17, 2014, to Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9, 2014, to Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy killed by the Cleveland Police Department on November 23, 2014, the results are all the same: unarmed people of color needlessly killed […]
Attorney Benjamin Crump and Samaria Rice, the mother of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, shared a message to young men of color reminding them that “Your Life Matters.” Rice, whose 12-year-old son was killed by a Cleveland police officer while the boy was carrying an airsoft toy gun, encouraged African American youth to remember that they are […]
Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice and Attorney Benjamin Crump joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the police shooting incident that left her 12-year-old son dead. To this day, Rice has not received an apology from local officials for the indiscriminate shooting of her son who was playing with a toy gun outside […]
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