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#SayHerName: Florida Police Viciously Beat 14-Year-Old Black Girl for ‘Resisting Arrest’ #SayHerName: Florida Police Viciously Beat 14-Year-Old Black Girl for ‘Resisting Arrest’

Though the modern narrative on police brutality tends to focus on murdered black men, black women and girls are also the victims of over-policing in black communities.

Cops Sexually Assault At Least 100 Women Every Year and No One Talks About It Cops Sexually Assault At Least 100 Women Every Year and No One Talks About It

When discussing America’s police state, we often talk about “black bodies.” The conversation is peppered with words like “brutality” and “police violence.” But no one talks about another brutal act of violence committed by law enforcement figures. We have known about it for years but have mostly overlooked it.…

This Is the Police Interaction Video Texas Students Must Watch to Graduate High School This Is the Police Interaction Video Texas Students Must Watch to Graduate High School

In an effort to repair trust between Texas citizens and law enforcement, all high school students in the state must take a class and watch a 16-minute training video that guides them on how to behave during a traffic stop.

What We Really Learned from the Cop Who Taught an 11-Year-Old Black Boy With a BB Gun ‘A Lesson’ What We Really Learned from the Cop Who Taught an 11-Year-Old Black Boy With a BB Gun ‘A Lesson’

It’s a sorry state of affairs when mainstream media outlets are praising public servants for performing their jobs adequately, but that’s apparently where we are in 2018.

Morehouse Grad Who Died After Being Arrested, Tased by California Police Officers, Was Unarmed, Had Mental Health Issues Morehouse Grad Who Died After Being Arrested, Tased by California Police Officers, Was Unarmed, Had Mental Health Issues

San Mateo County officials are looking into the death of an unarmed black man who died shortly after being arrested and Tased by sheriff’s deputies two weeks ago.

Maryland Cop Charged With Raping Woman During Traffic Stop Maryland Cop Charged With Raping Woman During Traffic Stop

A Maryland police officer was arrested Monday evening and charged with raping a woman during a police stop after a friend of the victim caught the officer in the act.

When Aunties Attack: Video of Cop Manhandling Black Child Goes Viral When Aunties Attack: Video of Cop Manhandling Black Child Goes Viral

A video of a woman’s reaction to a police officer literally strong-arming her nephew at a Georgia mall shows the inherent danger law enforcement officers face when they are trying to protect the prized assets of great American landmarks like Spencer’s Gifts and Rue 21.

If You Have an iPhone, Do This Right Now—Just in Case You Get Pulled Over by Police If You Have an iPhone, Do This Right Now—Just in Case You Get Pulled Over by Police

iPhone users have created shortcuts that allow Apple’s flagship product to automatically record video, text a location to an emergency contact, and even stop police from entering the phone—just in case the iPhone owner has an interaction with a law enforcement officer.

Georgia Cop Who Lied About Being Shot by a Black Man Gets 15 Years in Prison Georgia Cop Who Lied About Being Shot by a Black Man Gets 15 Years in Prison

A white Georgia cop will have a long, long time to revisit why the hell she lied about a black man shooting her two years ago.

My Pain. Our Pain: Help Me Help the Mentally Ill Survive Police Interactions Without Being Killed My Pain. Our Pain: Help Me Help the Mentally Ill Survive Police Interactions Without Being Killed

I need your help. I’ll tell you what kind at the end of this piece.

So, What's Marijuana Got to Do With It? So, What's Marijuana Got to Do With It?

In a search affidavit that we apparently know all the contents of, we now know that the police apparently found some marijuana—about .37 ounces—in Botham Jean’s apartment after he was shot by Dallas police officer Amber Guyger.

Ex-Cop Convicted in Murder of 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison  Ex-Cop Convicted in Murder of 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison 

A Texas jury has decided that former Balch Springs, Texas officer Roy Oliver will spend the next 15 years of his life in prison for the murder of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards.

Betty Shelby Is Teaching a Class on Surviving Killing an Unarmed Black Man. Here Are 10 Things She'd Be Better At Betty Shelby Is Teaching a Class on Surviving Killing an Unarmed Black Man. Here Are 10 Things She'd Be Better At

This week, Betty Shelby, the Tulsa Police Officer who shot and killed Terence Crutcher—and claimed he “caused his own death” by “failing to comply” to her orders—will teach a course to other police officers about “Surviving the Aftermath of a Critical Incident.”

4 Out of 5 Kennesaw State University Cheerleaders Who Protested During National Anthem Cut From 2018 Squad 4 Out of 5 Kennesaw State University Cheerleaders Who Protested During National Anthem Cut From 2018 Squad

When Kennesaw State University’s football team takes the field on Thursday, a slew of new faces will comprise the school’s cheerleading squad.

Betty Shelby, the Oklahoma Cop Who Killed Terence Crutcher, to Teach Class on 'Surviving the Aftermath' of Police Shootings Betty Shelby, the Oklahoma Cop Who Killed Terence Crutcher, to Teach Class on 'Surviving the Aftermath' of Police Shootings

This Is How White Privilege Works 101: Betty Shelby, the white Tulsa, Okla., police officer who shot an unarmed Terence Crutcher as he stood by his SUV in 2016, will be teaching a class about “surviving the aftermath” of an officer-involved shooting.

Cops Who Brutally Beat Mesa, Ariz., Man Cleared of Wrongdoing By Other Cops Cops Who Brutally Beat Mesa, Ariz., Man Cleared of Wrongdoing By Other Cops

When five police officers pummeled Robert Johnson in the hallway of the building where he lived, Johnson had not committed a crime. Although one officer wrote, “Johnson’s body language was projecting he was preparing for a physical altercation,” the victim had not made a single move in the direction of the officers.…

Father of Black Teen Shot in the Back by St. Louis PD Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Father of Black Teen Shot in the Back by St. Louis PD Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The father of a black teen shot in the back by St. Louis police three years ago has filed a wrongful death suit against the officer that killed his son.

Dancing Through the Pain: 'A Mother's Rite' Moves Us Through a Parent's Worst Nightmare

When we think of ballet, we may think of tutus and pointe shoes, The Nutcracker and Swan Lake—and hopefully, of Misty Copeland and the other rare black ballerinas who have risen to prominence in the genre. But while we celebrate the accomplishment of seeing black and brown faces take center stage, rarely do we…

Baltimore Cop Suspended After Viral Video Shows Him Brutally Beating Unarmed Man Baltimore Cop Suspended After Viral Video Shows Him Brutally Beating Unarmed Man

A Baltimore, Md. police officer has been placed on suspension in response to a video of the cop brutally beating a man for allegedly refusing to show his identification, And, irony of ironies, the city has refused to identify the police officer.

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