The police killed young Black men at a disproportionately high rate in 2016. It could escalate under Trump.
The father of Alfred Olango announces the launch of a police reform organization. It seeks to prevent unnecessary police shootings.
Detective Gordon's comments, initially reported last month shortly after the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, marked the simmering tension between the Black community and law enforcement over police interactions.
A 911 caller reported that a Black male wearing a hoodie and a bandana was waving a firearm in the parking lot at about 7:15 p.m. Friday night. Officers who arrived on the scene told the teenager to stop walking northbound on Electric Road. When he did not comply with their commands, police twice-attempted to stun Spencer with a Taser.
Antronie Scott, wanted on warrants for being a felon in possession in a firearm, was killed Thursday night as he was observed by a detective and a uniformed officer driving in an apartment complex.
Witnesses claim Jamar Clark was thrown on the floor and restrained by two officers. While allegedly handcuffed, he was shot in the head "execution-style" by one of the officers.
The success train that is Sanaa Lathan is on continues to gain steam in 2015. After nailing a number one movie with The Perfect Guy, Lathan’s string of success keeps on going. She just notched herself a big role in director Gina Prince-Bythewood’s new TV series slated to air on FOX. Prince-Bythewood’s untitled series is currently in […]
A mistrial has been declared in the case of the White North Carolina police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black man in 2013.
The family of a 19-year-old Black college football star is searching for answers after he was fatally shot by a Texas police officer following an alleged robbery on Friday. According to USA Today reports, Christian Taylor was a suspect in an attempted robbery and crashed his SUV into a car dealership window just moments before […]
Federal investigators are now looking into the shooting death of a 17-year-old killed by a Chicago police officer, who shot the teen 16 times last October. A police dashboard camera that captured much of the shooting of Laquan McDonald has lead to a “speedy city settlement” of $5 million dollars for the family of McDonald, just […]
The citizens of Ferguson, Missouri are finding themselves caught up in a scene that can only be explained as reminiscent of the sixties tonight, as a protest that was aimed at getting justice for Mike Brown, the 18-year-old boy that was allegedly gunned down and left in the streets by local police over […]