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McKinley, Texas, Girl Who Was Slammed to the Ground by Police at a Pool Party in 2015 Wins Settlement  McKinley, Texas, Girl Who Was Slammed to the Ground by Police at a Pool Party in 2015 Wins Settlement 

Remember the teenage girl who got dragged by police at a pool party? Well, she’s getting her money and her own pool party.

NYC Man Who Called Cops for Help and Was Instead Beaten Up Wins $3 Million NYC Man Who Called Cops for Help and Was Instead Beaten Up Wins $3 Million

A 27-year-old Brooklynite was just trying to get help from the cops when he gave them a call. Instead, the New York City man was the one who was beaten to a pulp by three officers while his young son watched.

Footage of an NBA Player Being Tased by Cops Is Reportedly So Disturbing, the Entire City of Milwaukee Is Worried About Releasing It Footage of an NBA Player Being Tased by Cops Is Reportedly So Disturbing, the Entire City of Milwaukee Is Worried About Releasing It

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has seen the brutal footage of a NBA rookie’s arrest, and he has been worried ever since.

Samaria Rice to Open Tamir Rice Cultural Center in 2019 Samaria Rice to Open Tamir Rice Cultural Center in 2019

Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old who was gunned down on a playground by an erratic “officer of the law” in 2014, is mending her heartbreak by working to open a cultural center in the name of her son.

Get ’Em While They’re Young: Study Shows Cops Take Black Lives Earlier, More Often Than Whites Get ’Em While They’re Young: Study Shows Cops Take Black Lives Earlier, More Often Than Whites

A newly released study doesn’t simply reinforce the overwhelmingly abundant proof that police officers kill blacks at twice the rates of their white counterparts. The study reveals that African Americans who suffer the ultimate effect of violence lose more years of life than whites on average, and that while there are…

DC Police Now Have to Learn Black History. Will It Curb Brutality? DC Police Now Have to Learn Black History. Will It Curb Brutality?

On Friday morning, on the steps of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel E. Bowser announced that D.C. police officers will be required to take a critical-race-theory program.

A ‘Double Standard’: Black Parkland, Fla., Students Speak Out on Black Lives Matter Message Being Shut Down by School Days Before Shooting A ‘Double Standard’: Black Parkland, Fla., Students Speak Out on Black Lives Matter Message Being Shut Down by School Days Before Shooting

Just one week before a mass shooting would launch their school into the national spotlight, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School put on a Black History Month show at the Parkland, Fla., school. In a last-minute, unrehearsed addition, black student organizers wanted to address a letter that had appeared in…

Media Attention Turns to Laws That Excuse Fatal Police Shootings Media Attention Turns to Laws That Excuse Fatal Police Shootings

Columnists Raise Issue After Stephon Clark Death

Black Students at Stoneman Douglas High Want Gun-Violence Solutions to Address Police Violence Black Students at Stoneman Douglas High Want Gun-Violence Solutions to Address Police Violence

On Wednesday afternoon, black students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., assembled to draw attention to their growing safety concerns since returning to class—concerns they say may not necessarily be shared or highlighted by their white classmates, who have received the bulk of the national…

NYPD Officer Shoots Shoplifting Suspect at Harlem Whole Foods NYPD Officer Shoots Shoplifting Suspect at Harlem Whole Foods

A New York City police officer shot a shoplifting suspect at a Whole Foods store in Harlem just around 8:30 p.m., the New York Daily News reports.

Beyond ‘the Talk’: How I Plan to Address Police Violence Against Black Communities Beyond ‘the Talk’: How I Plan to Address Police Violence Against Black Communities

My son is only 5 years old and we’ve already had “the talk.” I can recall being a little older when my grandfather, a probation officer, had the same talk with me. It’s the same talk that has been given time and again in black families following the deaths of Eric Garner, Terence Crutcher and Michael Brown, all…

These Police Stole, Sold Drugs and Covered Up Killings; Now Baltimore Must Pick Up the Pieces These Police Stole, Sold Drugs and Covered Up Killings; Now Baltimore Must Pick Up the Pieces

In 2010, Baltimore resident Jovonne Walker was a party planner and a nurse. She and her husband, Jamal, planned three parties over one weekend and had $43,000 in cash on hand that her husband was taking to the bank around 11 a.m. As Jamal stopped to talk to his friends, Baltimore City Sgt. Wayne Jenkins and his…

Fatal Police Shooting of Washington, DC, Motorcyclist Terrence Sterling ‘Unjustified,’ Internal Investigation Finds  Fatal Police Shooting of Washington, DC, Motorcyclist Terrence Sterling ‘Unjustified,’ Internal Investigation Finds 

An internal investigation has found that the Washington, D.C., police officer who shot and killed unarmed motorcyclist Terrence Sterling had no reason to pull his weapon, let alone fire it, since he was in no danger.

Pa. Cop Caught on Video Brutally Beating Man Who Allegedly Interfered With Arrest of Another Suspect Pa. Cop Caught on Video Brutally Beating Man Who Allegedly Interfered With Arrest of Another Suspect

A Pittsburgh cop is on desk duty while his use of force during a controversial arrest earlier this week is scrutinized following the release of cellphone video footage.

Viral Video Shows Ohio Cops Beating Up Black Man During What Was Meant to Be a Routine Traffic Stop  Viral Video Shows Ohio Cops Beating Up Black Man During What Was Meant to Be a Routine Traffic Stop 

Another day, another video of police terrorizing and brutally beating up a black man for apparently no reason, raising questions and general community outrage about the use of force.

Man Left Disfigured After Allegedly Being Assaulted by Grand Prairie, Texas, Police Officers Man Left Disfigured After Allegedly Being Assaulted by Grand Prairie, Texas, Police Officers

Rashaun A. Barnes, 39, was standing on the sidewalk in front of a corner store in Grand Prairie, Texas, on the afternoon of July 31, when he was allegedly assaulted and left permanently disfigured by a police officer.

Police Officers Were Startled by a ‘Loud Sound’ Before Justine Damond Was Fatally Shot: Report Police Officers Were Startled by a ‘Loud Sound’ Before Justine Damond Was Fatally Shot: Report

One of the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the shooting death of Justine Damond (who was also known by her birth name, Justine Ruszczyk) told investigators in an interview last week that he was startled by a “loud sound” near the squad car just before the fatal shooting.

15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards Laid to Rest as Family, Friends, Classmates Remember His Short Life 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards Laid to Rest as Family, Friends, Classmates Remember His Short Life

At a funeral service that included a touching photo montage, soaring gospel music and the names of those Americans slain by police ringing out from the pulpit, more than 800 family and friends packed into a Baptist church in Mesquite, Texas, on Saturday to remember the life of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards.

Dave Chappelle on Police Violence: ‘We’re Being Policed by What Feels Like an Alien Force’  Dave Chappelle on Police Violence: ‘We’re Being Policed by What Feels Like an Alien Force’ 

Comedian Dave Chappelle made an appearance recently at a City Council meeting in his hometown of Yellow Springs, Ohio, where he leads a relatively quiet life with his family. The comedian came out of the woodwork to join a conversation about police violence and solutions, urging local cops to be more in touch with the…

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