police brutality

California authorities will investigate two state law enforcement agencies labelled deadliest in the country

The Bakersfield police department and Kern County sheriff’s office killed people at higher rates than departments in any other county in the nation last year.

Kylie Cheung | December 25, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Mistrial declared for ex-cop who killed Walter Scott on video

Former police officer Michael Slager will walk for the killing of Walter Scott. A mistrial was declared after a jury failed to reach a unanimous decision.

Bené Viera | December 5, 2016 - 4:06 pm

Team reviewing Eric Garner’s death is swapped out, but it’s already been 2 years with no results

Despite justified outrage among civilians, cases like this tend to end without convictions.

Kylie Cheung | October 26, 2016 - 1:09 pm

Who was the unarmed black man killed by El Cajon police? He reportedly suffered from mental illness

Witnesses allege the officers were “unduly quick to open fire.”

Kylie Cheung | September 28, 2016 - 4:30 pm

Young Charlotte girl’s speech about police shootings will bring everyone to tears

So often, black men and women disproportionately persecuted by police are fathers and mothers, and the effects police brutality has on their children can’t be ignored.

Kylie Cheung | September 28, 2016 - 8:44 am

The Number Of Black Women Killed By Police This Year Has Nearly Reached Last Year’s Total Already

Discussions about police brutality often center around young black men, but young black women are also affected, and their names, stories, and struggles need to be included.

Lauren Holter | August 2, 2016 - 3:11 pm

Here Are The Black Lives Matter Movement’s 6 Core Demands, As Outlined In Its New Agenda

 Black Lives Matter’s core demands extend far beyond the police though, seeking to completely change systemic racism in America.

Lauren Holter | August 2, 2016 - 8:44 am

Mothers Of The Movement Highlight The Vast Difference Between Clinton And Trump On Police Brutality

Between Trump and Clinton, only one of them is acknowledging that black lives matter.

Kylie Cheung | July 27, 2016 - 1:54 pm

Alicia Keys, Beyonce, and Other Celebs Made A Powerful PSA About Reasons Black People Are Killed In America

The video comes on the heels of a particularly violent week in which two black men – Philando Castle and Alton Sterling – were violently gunned down.

Tai Gooden | July 14, 2016 - 10:17 am

The Store Owner Where Alton Sterling Was Killed Sues The Baton Rouge Police

Abdullah Muflahi accuses the police of “illegally taking him into custody and confiscating his entire security system without a warrant.”

Kylie Cheung | July 12, 2016 - 9:29 pm

Why Rudy Giuliani’s Focus On “Black-On-Black” Violence Is So Irrelevant

Those who, like Giuliani, would rather fixate on “black-on-black” violence than systemic racism hypocritically ignore the fact that rates of white-on-white violence are pretty much the same.

Kylie Cheung | July 11, 2016 - 10:13 am
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