police shooting

North Carolina governor declares state of emergency as Charlotte protests rage on

Protests in Charlotte continued through the second night in response to the fatal police shooting of a black man.

Lauren Holter | September 22, 2016 - 9:27 am

Korryn Gaines’ Facebook Was Deactivated Because She Was Filming The Police

In a news conference Tuesday, the Baltimore police said they asked Facebook and Instagram to deactivate Gaines’ accounts because her followers were telling her to resist their orders.

Lauren Holter | August 3, 2016 - 7:07 pm

A Minnesota Police Shooting Leaves Another Black Man Dead, The Aftermath Live-Streamed On Facebook

Like the death of Alton Sterling in Louisiana Tuesday, Wednesday’s shooting was captured on video, but instead of popping up online in the following days, it was streamed live on…

Lauren Holter | July 7, 2016 - 9:16 am

Peaceful Marches and Demonstrations Planned In Ferguson To Mark One Year Anniversary of Michael Brown’s Death

Sunday¬†marks the one year anniversary of the day that Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager was killed by white police officer Darren Wilson. This tragedy spurred many protests on and…

Katrin Higher | August 9, 2015 - 11:00 am

19-Year-Old Unarmed Black Teen Shot By Police Nearing The 50th Anniversary of Selma’s “Bloody Sunday”

Today brings news of another tragic shooting death of an unarmed Black man at the hands of the police. Tony Robinson (above), 19, of Madison, Wisconsin, was fatally shot last…

Katrin Higher | March 7, 2015 - 1:00 pm