Our surprise that five Black police officers could brutalize another Black man indicates we have an impoverished understanding of race and racism in this country.

Delvin White, who is Black, was fired from the Tampa Police Department for using the N-word while working as a school resource officer. His body camera recorded him saying the racial slur twice.

A Black female police officer received praised on social media for how she handled a suspect yelling a racial slur at her.

Several Black Little Rock police officers filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the city.