The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures that critics say target blacks under an agreement with the American Civil Liberties Union announced Friday, as police across the United States face scrutiny about how they treat minorities.
The American Civil Liberties Union released a video of California police wrestling an African-American woman who was eight months pregnant to the ground in January. The disgusting arrest happened following a dispute between Charlena Michelle Cooks and another woman.
A new interactive tool by the American Civil Liberties Union calculates the racial disparities in marijuana arrests in the U.S. and how much each state spends on the arrests. The organization is calling it a waste of money.