Pressure is continuing to build on the San Jose Police Department, after BuzzFeed News exposed the controversial tweets made by one of its officers against civil rights protesters.
A new lawsuit alleges black voters and candidates are at a perpetual disadvantage in Ferguson’s racially charged school board elections.
It comes down to how police see young black men.
Over 100 Legal Aid Lawyers in NYC staged a walkout and die-in outside Brooklyn Criminal Court to protest what they say is a broken criminal justice system.
Co-writer and director Ava DuVernay and many cast members showed their support for Eric Garner and Mike Brown at the New York premiere of Selma, a film that sheds light on another massive civil rights movement in the United States.
Thousands packed Pennsylvania Avenue to memorialize recent victims and call for policy changes.
St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch apologized for “inadvertently” omitting to release some of the evidence collected after the shooting of Michael Brown. The newly released evidence includes a transcript of an interview with Dorian Johnson, a friend of Brown’s, who was with the 18-year-old when he died.
Thousands are taking to the streets of the Washington D.C. and New York to demonstrate against recent police action against minorities, including the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
Amidst protests against police brutality, Daniel José Older returns to a favorite novel and explores the misreading of rage.
A judge delivered a legal victory to protesters Thursday, saying police have to warn protesters and give them time to disperse before firing tear gas.
The California Highway Patrol said it has used plainclothes officers in the Bay Area since protests against police violence that began Nov. 24. Some protesters are accusing the officers of attempting to instigate looting.
The staffers raised their hands on the steps of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., to show solidarity with protesters and families of the black men who were killed by white police officers.
Invitations posted on the internet say the demonstration on Dec. 19 is to show support for members of the New York Police Department. The owner of a Facebook page promoting it said the event is not about race. There are some questions about the legitimacy of the rally.
“This is what due process looks like: it is messy, it can be long and it can be frustrating.”
The owners of Swiish Bar and Grill in Jennings, Missouri, said they lost thousands of dollars when law enforcement turned their parking lot into a command center.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Shepherd’s Bush on Wednesday night in sympathy with US protests over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. Update: Police confirmed the arrests on Thursday morning.
The AFL-CIO’s sole police union sent a letter to the federation’s president about the issue.
“We have been traumatized over and again by the devaluation of Black and Brown lives. We are falling apart.”
Michael Brown and Eric Garner were only two of several unarmed people who died this year at the hands of the police officers around the nation. Here are some of the most compelling cases:
Shield of Hope has raised at least $400,000 in support of Wilson.
Monday night’s Brooklyn Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers game at Barclays Center drew protesters speaking out against Eric Garner’s death. Britain’s royal couple were also scheduled to attend.
Several players sported the words uttered by Staten Island man Eric Garner before he died while under a police officer’s chokehold.
Demonstrators took to the streets in New York City, Berkeley, Seattle, Chicago, and other cities. On Monday, they closed a major highway leading to a bridge during rush hour.
For a second day, demonstrations over recent police killings of unarmed black men turned violent in Berkeley, California.
Protesters took to the streets in New York City, Hollywood, Anchorage, Salt Lake City, and other places.
People gathered Friday to protest the deaths of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, and others who have been killed by police.
Protests erupted Thursday in Chicago, Boston, and other cities. It was the second night of demonstrations after a grand jury cleared the officer involved in the chokehold-related death of Eric Garner.
“If comedy is tragedy plus time, I need more fucking time.”
A few hours after the decision came down to not charge the police officer who put the unarmed Garner in the chokehold that killed him, the streaming service’s official Twitter account sent out an ill-timed message promoting its new show Peaky Blinders.