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Ohio Officer Who Fatally Shot 22-Year-Old Black...

  A white Ohio cop who shot and killed a Black man in a Walmart four years ago believed he faced an "imminent threat," but...

Family, Friends to Celebrate Life of Erica...

  Family and friends will gather this evening to pay their final respects to vocal Black Lives Matter activist Erica Garner. Garner, who was thrust into...

No Criminal Charges Against Officers Who Killed...

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors have decided not to bring criminal charges against a white police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill...

Alabama Teen Suffers Brain Trauma, Cracked Eye...

The Alabama State Bureau of Investigation is probing a local police department after grisly photos of a battered and bloodied teen made its rounds...

Michigan Officers Who Pulled Gun on 11-Year-Old...

The Michigan police officers who handcuffed and pulled a gun on an 11-year-old girl earlier this month won't face disciplinary action. Instead, the department...

Police Chief Fires Sergeant for Needlessly Initiating...

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas police sergeant has been fired for allegedly ordering a rookie officer to use a stun gun on...

‘Injustice to Humanity’: A Record of Brutal...

Penns Grove, New Jersey, has a police problem. The most recent issue is the arrest of a police officer for kicking a handcuffed Latino...

Former South Carolina Officer to be Sentenced...

A federal judge is set to decide the fate of a former North Charleston police officer caught on video fatally shooting an unarmed Black...

Vandalism or Art? BLM Sacramento Calls for...

Members of Black Lives Matter-Sacramento rallied outside Oak Park's Guild Theater over the weekend to demand the return of a mural honoring African-American men...

Marshawn Lynch Stood for Mexican Anthem, Sat...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the NFL should suspend Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch. Lynch sat during most of the U.S. anthem...

BLM Activists Crash Fundraiser for Philly Officer...

"" About a dozen members of Black Lives Matter Pennsylvania gathered over the weekend to protest a Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police fundraiser for an...

Judge Orders Mediation In Dispute Over $15M...

A hefty $15.1 million jury verdict against the Lakewood Police Department in Washington, its chief and two officers for the fatal shooting of an...

Judge Sentences Former Rikers Guard Who Kicked...

A former corrections officer at New York's Riker's Island jail was sentenced to 30 years in jail on Wednesday, Sept. 13, for violating the...

Black Police Union Calls for Ex-St. Louis...

https://youtu.be/m28pKLyHbFM A St. Louis police union representing the city's Black officers on Tuesday, Sept. 12, called for a conviction in the first-degree murder case of former...

Kicking, Punching Allowed: That’s the Word from...

  Cell phone video posted to social media this week appears to show Columbus police kicking and punching a suspect during an arrest at a...

Black Lives Matter Stands with Michael Bennett...

Black Lives Matter isn't wavering in its support of Michael Bennett and it wants the Las Vegas Police department to reveal the names of...

NFL Tells Vegas Police There’s ‘No Basis’...

The NFL seems to be siding with Michael Bennett on this one. The league declined Las Vegas police's request to investigate the Seattle Seahawks defensive...

Does the Fraternal Order of Police Have...

Recently, John McNesby, the president of Philadelphia chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), drew criticism for calling Black Lives Matter “a pack...

Philly Police Union President Calls BLM Activists...

"" The president of a Philadelphia police union issued a jarring response to Black Lives Matter after activists dared to demand police accountability in the...

Sidelined, Silenced: Unsigned Kaepernick Highlights Limits of...

Discussions on why a National Football League team may or may not choose to draft or sign a player are typically not newsworthy enough...

100th Anniversary: Houston Race Riot of 1917...

On this day in 1917 in Houston, Texas, 156 members of the all-Black 3rd Battalion, 24th  Infantry took the lives of four soldiers and 15...
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