Soon after the video was uploaded and gained national attention, Fields was placed on administrative leave. On Tuesday afternoon, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced that Fields was suspended without pay.

Two months ago, Tony Robinson Jr.’s uncle, Turin Carter, tried to separate his nephew’s death from the Black Lives Matter movement. At a press conference, Carter discussed Tony (aka Tyrell’s) identity issues spurred by his mixed race background, using that as a catalyst to argue, “We don’t want to just stop at Black Lives Matter. […]


UPDATE: Tuesday May 12, 4:00 PM ET – In a Tuesday press conference, District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced that the Wisconsin officer who shot and killed an unarmed Tony Robinson used lawful deadly force. Officer Matt Kenny will face no charges in Robinson’s death. In great detail, Ozanne outlined the events leading up to the shooting, […]


More than a thousand people came together to celebrate the life and times of 19-year-old Tony Terrell Robinson Jr. on Saturday, the biracial Madison, WI teen shot and killed by police on March 6, according to NBC News. SEE ALSO: Officer’s Name Released In Tony Robinson Shooting, Shots Fired 18 Seconds After Police Entered Home The […]

Because it is a social construct, race can often be a complicated matter. However, racism – notably, as it works in America – is a much easier issue to comprehend. If you don’t appear White, you are classified as “other,” making you susceptible to every form of prejudice associated with otherness. If you do not […]