Police excessive force and Blacks

After days of delay, police in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Tuesday released extended video footage of the police-involved shooting death of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott, according to multiple media outlets. The graphic police bodycam footage shows the final moments of the father of seven after he was shot by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer on Sept. 20 […]

A 25-year-old Virginia woman was shot and killed by two Norfolk, Virginia police officers Saturday after after making a “threatening motion” with a fake gun, according to Mic.

Twenty-eight-year-old Sandra Bland, who died in a Waller County, Texas jail three days after her arrest, allegedly told jailers during her intake that she had previously tried to commit suicide, according to The Houston Chronicle. The information came to light after a closed meeting with dozens of elected officials and law enforcement officials on Tuesday, which […]