blacks and police brutality
This system of policing must change, but it will never change if officers are not held accountable for their unlawful and unreasonable actions.
In that moment, I realized that Black lives really don’t matter – not just to the law enforcement officers
Castile's family and friends say that he was an upstanding man and was soft-spoken. His mother, Valerie Castile, told CNN that her son was a "laid-back," "good person."
Even police have said the protest was peaceful, so why would Walsh blame protesters? Is it because they are trying to shake up the status quo by raising questions about police excessive force in communities of color?
Authorities say they were called to a local Taco Bell in Madison, Wisconsin, where they allegedly found Genele Laird yielding a knife.
Three 7th grade students in Honolulu took on race, privilege, and self-actualization in a podcast posted on Twitter by their teacher.
Arguing that her recent election loss could complicate an already complex investigation, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez has recused herself from prosecuting the Laquan McDonald case, reports the Chicago Tribune. Alvarez, who released a statement Thursday, said “the interests of justice after she lost the election would best be served by having an independent prosecutor […]
A blistering draft report says the Chicago Police Department must face its racist past and change the way it handles excessive force allegations before true reforms can made, reports the Chicago Tribune.
The family of a Chicago man, who was tasered as he was dragged from his holding cell by Chicago police, is slated to receive $4.9 million from the city in a settlement reached with Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration.
Three New York Police Department officers and a lieutenant recorded on video arresting an on-duty postal worker in Crown Heights, Brooklyn earlier this month have been reassigned from their normal posts during an investigation into the incident, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Tuesday.
In defiance of critics, embattled Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has selected an interim superintendent of police, dismissing three candidates that had been recommended by the police board, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Joyce Curnell, who was battling sickle-cell anemia, alcoholism and hypertension, was found dead in her cell just before 5 p.m. ET on July 22. She had been deprived of water for 27 hours.
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