Matt Kenny, the Madison, Wis. police officer named in the fatal shooting death of 19-year-old Tony Robinson, has been cleared of any wrongdoing after the findings of an internal investigation. Madison Police Department officials released summarized details of the investigation on Wednesday (Jun. 3), which found that Officer Kenny did not overstep his use of deadly […]

A 10-year-old boy was allegedly maced Wednesday night by police officers as demonstrators marching in downtown Minneapolis protested the decision not to bring charges against the Madison, Wis. officer who fatally shot an unarmed Tony Robinson. According to KSMP-TV, Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau said the department will investigate claims that Taye Montgomery was hit […]


After it was announced Tuesday that an officer would not be charged in the shooting death of her unarmed son, the mother of Tony Robinson vowed to sue the police department, according to The Huffington Post. Andrea Irwin told CNN host Anderson Cooper that she “absolutely” planned to sue the Madison Police Department after he raised the […]

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Family spokeswoman says 26-year-old Aaron Siler killed in Kenosha officer-involved shooting via @fox6now — Deb Ward (@DebWard628) March 16, 2015 A Wisconsin police officer who shot and killed a 26-year-old man over the weekend did so on his first day back on duty following the shooting of another man just two weeks prior. The […]


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 […]

Nearly 2,000 students marched in Madison, Wisconsin on Monday—many of them high schoolers—in remembrance of 19-year-old Tony Robinson, the unarmed biracial teen shot and killed by police last week. Robinson’s family spoke at the march, and gave us deeper glimpses into the young man who died on Friday. Known to the family as “Terrell” (so as […]


Update, Sunday, March 8, 2015, 3:30pm ET:  The name of the officer who shot and killed 19-year-old Tony Robinson on Friday night has been released as well as radio dispatch audio which confirm that shots were fired less than 20 seconds after police entered the home where the teen died. The officer who shot and […]