Black people and police brutality
The fact that the officers were Black doesn’t change the underlying issues of policing, brutality and white supremacy.
A young white police officer in suburban Dallas is under investigation after a Black woman accused him of brutalizing her teenage daughter for "simply walking home" in Forney, Texas.
Breonna Taylor’s story is reminiscent of countless others, and reflects a long-standing pattern: For decades, Black women have been targets of police violence and brutality.
The sister of a South Carolina man who was killed by police during a high-speed car chase claimed in a lawsuit that her brother was shot 17 times while laying on the ground.
The defense team for the cop who fatally shot Philando Castile asked prosecutors Tuesday to turn over any evidence supporting any biased and unreliable witnesses.
Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman said this week that a grand jury will not bring charges against Rolesville High School resource officer Ruben De Los Santos after a video showed the North Carolina cop slamming a 15-year-old female student to the ground in January.
A video released online shows Baltimore police officers violently punching, slapping and nearly choking a 16-year-old boy while handcuffing him near a high school last week.
The family of Ramarley Graham held a rally Thursday night that marked five years after the unarmed Bronx teen's shooting death by New York police officer Richard Haste. Protesters demanded justice and police accountability.
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