blacks and police

A recent video posted to Tik Tok shows a Black man being pinned to his car by a bunch of police officers while the woman recording the video is heard aggressively explaining to the cops that they have the wrong guy and it was actually a couple of white men who accosted the Black man they decided to go after.

Law enforcement encounters for Black Americans stretch beyond the streets of our cities and into Black Americans’ homes, where they have a negative effect on family life.

Ohio prosecutors on Monday dismissed voluntary manslaughter and murder charges against an ex-University of Cincinnati officer who shot and killed unarmed Black motorist Sam DuBose

The New York City Council’s Progressive Caucus urges officials to hold NYPD disciplinary trials for two officers involved in the fatal shooting incident of Ramarley Graham.

Florida cop Jonathan Aledda was arrested and charged with attempted manslaughter after shooting unarmed Black man Charles Kinsey last July.

City officials and community members in Columbus, Ohio condemned the harmful action of police officer Zachary Rosen who was caught on video stomping a handcuffed Black man while laying on the ground on April 8.

OKlahoma police officer Betty Shelby --- who fatally shot Terence Crutcher in September 2016 in Tulsa and was charged with manslaughter --- blamed him for his own death and said "race was not a factor" in a new "60 Minutes" interview.

  A Black Cincinnati police officer is under investigation by his department for a Facebook post that essentially delivers what is commonly known in the Black community as “the talk.” In the since-deleted post, officer Freddie Vincent urged friends and family to comply with the demands of White officers if stopped “because they are looking for a […]

Corey Pegues spent 21 years with the New York Police Department, wending his way up through the rank-and-file to commanding officer. The decorated Black police officer left the force in April 2013, and in May, released the book Once a Cop: My Journey from former Crack Dealer to the Highest Ranks of the NYPD. On Thursday, […]