Race Matters

Republican Jody Greene was caught disparaging his deputies as "Black bastards.”

Race Matters

Columbus County Sheriff Jody Greene was recorded condemning "black bastards."

Civil Rights & Social Justice

Civil rights leaders were reacting with disgust and anger to what they described as a racist police response to a mall fight between two teenagers at Bridgewater Commons Mall in New Jersey. The fight was recorded on video and went viral on social media.


Bingham County Sheriff Craig Rowland, who was arrested for menacing and apparently racially profiling pre-teens and teenagers in a church group in Iowa who he thought could be "drunk Indians," was not fired and kept his job while resisting calls to resign.

Elijah McClain's mother, Sheneen McClain, said she is being cautiously optimistic after the Colorado attorney general's investigation found that the Aurora Police Department employed racist tactics and treated Black people differently from others.

An Oklahoma police chief hired a know white supremacist, ignoring concerns about the officer.

Officers fired for misconduct often get rehired by the same departments.

The Louisiana officer defended his racist post before feeling pressured to apologize.

A group of Texas pastors reject Fort Worth officials for downplaying the arrest of a Black mother. They urge calm.


Joel Husk, 37, who had been with the Talladega, Alabama, police department for about two and a half years, has also shared a racist meme of President Obama.

Los Angeles settles a discrimination lawsuit for $50,000. The case involved a White LAPD detective who killed a Black officer.

Police dash cam video released shows violent arrest of Black woman. Another officer tells her Black people are violent.