Police Violence

At a Justice Department ceremony in honor of  Martin Luther King, Jr. today, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder delivered a speech where he declared that improvements must be made to not only improve police officers’ safety, but steps must also be taken to rebuild the community’s trust in law enforcement through transparency. “The troubling reality is that […]

  Young Black males in recent years were at a far greater risk of being shot dead by police than their White counterparts – 21 times greater , according to a ProPublica analysis of federally collected data on fatal police shootings. The 1,217 deadly police shootings from 2010 to 2012 captured in the federal data […]

St. Louis police officer and president of the Ethical Society of Police, Darren Wilson, spoke with Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” about how African American parents should instruct their children to interact with law enforcement. Panelist, Joia Jefferson Nuri, Elroy Sailor and Yesha Callahan, joined in on this sensitive conversation as we look for answers to stop police violence against […]

In the wake of the Michael Brown, Eric Garner, John Crawford, Ezell Ford murders by police officers, let’s not forget about the Black women who have lost their lives in similar fashion. Clutch Magazine listed six African American women and girls who have met their end by the way of a police officer’s bullet. For an extended review […]

Reports are coming in that yet another man was shot and killed by police in St. Louis, Missouri Tuesday afternoon. The event happened just days after 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed not far from St. Louis in Ferguson, Missouri. See More: Full coverage of the events in Ferguson. St. Louis police reportedly shot and killed a young black man Tuesday after, […]

Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, CATO Institute joined Roland Martin Friday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the militarization of America’s police departments. Did you know that local police departments have been amassing military garb and high powered weapons since the war on drugs began? Listen to Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” panel’s discussion about […]

Guest host Jeff Johnson and the “NewsOne Now” panel discuss how African American communities can protect themselves against police violence. Listen to Johnson, GOP Strategist, J. Hogan Gidley, Joia Jefferson Nuri, founder and CEO of In the Public Eye Communications and Doni Glover, Publisher of Bmorenews.com analyze how Black communities can begin to shield themselves from police brutality […]