Police Brutality

Disagreements over qualified immunity to hold police legally accountable have stalled legislation on police reform as President Joe Biden's deadline of George Floyd's anniversary rapidly approaches.

Prosecutors dropped the charges against Juanisha Brooks, a Defense Department employee who who was forcibly removed from her car during a March 6 traffic stop in Alexandria, Virginia.

In the middle of uprisings and protests across the country, the media peeled back the layers of the lack of honesty in initial reports and statements.

A Black family based in Louisville, Kentucky, recently launched a GoFundMe in an effort to escape their collective trauma as the result of a violent no-knock raid.

Maxine Waters stood with protestors in Minnesota over the weekend, enraging Republicans who accused her of “domestic terrorism” for saying that people should stay in the streets.

Minnesota sports teams postponed games Monday out of respect for Daunte Wright, the 20-year-old Brooklyn Center man killed by police during a traffic stop on Sunday.

Beating Luther Hall, a Black detective, isn’t egregious enough to find white officers guilty of police brutality, according to one jury in St. Louis.

The criminal trial of three white police officers charged with beating a handcuffed undercover Black detective during the 2017 protests in St. Louis is testing the so-called Blue Wall of Silence as officers have begun turning on one another.

The activist addressed the claims of Tamir Rice's mother Samaria, after she accused Mallory and other movement leaders of financially profiting off her pain.

Recently released court documents showed a group of Louisiana State Troopers joked about beating a Black man in a group text, pointing to a larger pattern of police brutality among officers in the northeast part of the state.

A 2020 year-end report on police violence by Campaign Zero found that Black people accounted for 27 percent of killings by police even though they only make up 13 percent of the population.

The anniversary of Rodney King's beating drew attention to how the culture of police brutality in Los Angeles, in particular, has seemingly gone unchecked since the horrific video went viral in 1991.