police violence

Nekima Levy Armstrong Outlines Her Mission To End Police Violence in Hulu Documentary ‘Sound of the Police’

The film, she says, ‘examines the fraught relationship between African Americans and the police.’

Former Officer Requests For Patrick Lyoya Wrongful Death Suit To Be Dismissed Under Qualified Immunity

The African immigrant was killed by Grand Rapids police at only 26 years old.

Cousin Of Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors Dies After Being Repeatedly Tased By LAPD

Recently released bodycam footage shows Keenan Anderson begging for his life.

Minneapolis Man Awarded Police Commendation For Valor, Eviscerates Police During His Speech

Wearing a "smash white supremacy" shirt, Alex Mingus said he saved a man's life who would have died waiting on police who don't protect Black people.

OPINION: Trayvon Martin 10 Years Later - What Has America Really Learned?

Black people still continue to experience the trauma of overpolicing and the nation still makes scant effort to change anything. So what will it take?

OPINION: Who Is Your District Attorney? Why Electing A Prosecutor Is Crucial To Ensuring Justice For You

This year, congressional elections will be a large focus but Black communities should be equally concerned with who prosecutes criminal cases in their city or county.

Minneapolis Cop Holds Black Woman At Gunpoint After Spying Gun Permit

The driver was not carrying a firearm, despite having a valid permit.

OPINION: Guilty Verdicts Are Not Enough, Black People Need Radical Healing From Racial Traumas

The recent verdicts over the past month may seem to respond to injustices, but there is more needed for a population that has been traumatized.

After Collapse Of Police Reform Bill Talks, Supporters Express Dismay, Cast Blame

There was hope for reform, but the prospect now seems lost.
United Nations, New York, USA, September 26, 2018 - Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, briefs journalists today at the UN Headquarters in New York City.
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UN Report Calls For Reparations As Part Of Effort to Dismantle Systemic Racism

The organization’s human rights chief cited police violence.