Philadelphia Police Department
Philadelphia has taken steps to ban its police officers from initiating traffic stops for minor infractions, a move that should prompt a collective sigh of relief for Black drivers, in particular, who are disproportionately targeted for such moving violations.
Families of victims from the 1985 police bombing of Black liberation group MOVE's headquarters in Philadelphia learned remains previously thought destroyed were actually still intact.
The killing of Walter Wallace Jr. was the latest installment in a timeline of terror perpetrated by the Philadelphia Police Department, which has a substantial history of brutality, corruption and overall malfeasance.
Walter Wallace Jr., who was said to have suffered from mental illness, was killed on a Philadelphia street as his mother begged police not to shoot him.
Autumn Johnson, the 1-year-old who was fatally shot and killed in Compton, was laid to rest on Saturday.
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