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James Blake Drops Claim Against New York...

Retired tennis star James Blake withdrew his excessive-force claim against the City of New York in exchange for the creation of a legal fellowship...

Milwaukee Mayor Urges Peaceful Protest After Ex-cop...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee jury on Wednesday acquitted a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man last year that...

‘Queen Sugar’ Cast Discusses Sadly Relevant Topic of...

Coming on the heels of the nonconviction of the Minnesota cop who stopped and killed Philando Castile, Micah’s “Driving While Black” moment in the...

Philando Castile, Charleena Lyles … The Body...

Before we can even process the acquittal of the murder of Philando Castile, we hear about another murder of a Black person by the police...

Audio of the Killing of Charleena Lyles by Seattle...

The Seattle Police Department has released dash cam audio of the fatal shooting of a 30-year-old Black woman in Magnuson Park over the weekend. Seattle...

Black Gun Owners Worried by Acquittal In...

Gerry Martin isn't sure he will ever tell a police officer during a traffic stop that he has a concealed-weapon permit — and possibly...

Juror Admits Decision to Acquit Ex-Cop for...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The world learned of Philando Castile's death through a grim livestream launched by his girlfriend seconds after Castile was...

Family: Tulsa Man Killed By Cops Was...

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Black man who was fatally shot by three Oklahoma law enforcement officers had stopped taking medication in April to...

DA’s Office Declines to Bring Charges Against...

A Los Angeles police officer will not face charges in the fatal shooting of a Black woman in South Los Angeles, a controversial killing...

Should the Black Community Support Bill Cosby...

It has been nearly 22 years since former Buffalo Bills and San Francisco 49ers running back-turned-actor O.J. Simpson was found not guilty in one...

Family Demands Answers In Fatal Shooting of...

The family of 15-year-old Darius Smith, who was shot and killed by an off-duty U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Agent in Arcadia, Calif., Friday,...

Jury Process Begins In Retrial of Ex-Officer...

Jury selection will begin Tuesday, May 30, in the retrial of a former University of Cincinnati cop charged with murdering an unarmed Black motorist...

Police Brutality, the Jersey Four and the...

The fact police shot 14-year old Radazz Hearns seven times as he ran from them on August 7, 2015, in Trenton, N.J., has never...

Michigan Police Aim Gun at Innocent Boys...

In this latest Atlanta Black Star video, a Grand Rapids, Mich., police officer is seen aiming a gun at a group of innocent boys because they...

Black Alabama Judge Refuses to Step Down...

UPDATE: Montgomery County Circuit Judge Greg Griffin has denied a defense request to recuse himself from the trail of the white Alabama cop who killed...

Black Lives Matter Activist Sues City of...

A Black Lives Matter activist is suing the City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Police Department for $4 million, claiming he was...

ACLU Lawsuit: Wealthy White County Uses Police...

A Mississippi sheriff, his deputies and other county officials are responsible for ensuring Black and white residents stay segregated through the use of checkpoints, a...

Dallas Cop Shoots Black Teen, 15, In Head...

The death of a Black teen killed during an encounter with police over the weekend has been ruled a homicide, according to The Dallas...

Criminal Charges Filed Against Gwinnett Co. Officers...

Two former Gwinnett County officers who were videotaped kicking and punching a man during a traffic stop earlier this month have been charged. Ex-officer Robert...

Statements from Cops Involved In Tamir Rice...

For the first time since the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, never-before-seen interviews of the officers involved in the November 2014 shooting have...

The Roots of Mass Incarceration

Two hundred young Black and brown men hauled into Southern District of New York Federal District Court in Manhattan on federal conspiracy charges, 70...