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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...

Singer Kat Graham On Black Lives Matter...

Singer Kat Graham's chance encounter on a flight to Atlanta led her to help create a bold new public service announcement for Black Lives Matter. The concept...

Texas Man Claims He Was Left Permanently...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rG03vGoc5-A A Texas man claims he was left with unsightly injuries after a Grand Prairie police officer assaulted him late last month, causing permanent disfigurement...

Law Enforcement Leaders React to Trump’s Comments...

Police leaders across the country were quick to distance themselves from President Donald Trump's statements over the weekend after he encouraged law enforcement officers...

Texas Sheriff’s Office Fires Deputy Who Was...

The Texas deputy officer who was indicted for her involvement in the chokehold death of a Hispanic man at Denny's has been fired, the...

Despite Usual Outspokeness Defending Actions of Officers,...

The fatal shooting of Aussie native Justine Damond by a Minneapolis police officer last week has sparked strong reactions — from city Mayor Betsy...

Michele Bachmann Calls Minneapolis Cop An ‘Affirmative-Action...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The killing of an unarmed Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer who is a Somali-American has turned an unwelcome spotlight...

Black Twitter Outraged That Attorney Dubs White...

Minneapolis police shooting victim Justine Damond is apparently the new poster child for police brutality, according to her family's lawyer, and Black folk are...

Nearly Seven Months Later, Toronto Cop Is...

A Toronto police officer faces multiple charges in the brutal beating of a 19-year-old man that left him with several broken bones and a...

Chicago Cop Who Beat Handcuffed Black Woman...

  The city of Chicago is set to shell out the big bucks to a victim who allegedly suffered violence at the hands of police. Lawyers...

DeKalb Police Relaunch Investigation After Video Surfaces...

https://youtu.be/B4CgEdA4-3Q An internal investigation into the DeKalb County Police Department has been relaunched after cellphone video of a homeless woman's violent arrest surfaced on social...