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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...

89 Cases Involving Gwinnett County Cops Who...

The Gwinnett County Solicitor's Office has dismissed more than six dozen cases involving two Georgia officers fired for kicking and punching a Black driver...

Gwinnett PD Fires Two Officers Guilty of...

Two Gwinnett County police officers found themselves out of a job Thursday, April 13, less than 24 hours after video surfaced of them kicking...

Nearly 1 Year Later, Florida Officer Who...

The North Miami police officer who shot an autistic man's caretaker last summer is now facing criminal charges. The Florida State Attorney's office announced charges...

With AG Sessions Calling for a Review...

The Trump White House is a law and order administration making good on its promises to get tough on crime, increase the police presence...

Atlanta Hawks’ Thabo Sefolosha Awarded $4M In...

Atlanta Hawks' forward Thabo Sefolosha will get a $4-million settlement in a police-brutality suit he filed against the NYPD that he said broke his leg and left...

Officer Better Shelby Blames Terence Crutcher for...

The Oklahoma officer charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher last year is finally speaking out, saying Crutcher was responsible for...

‘Uncode’ Series Seeks to ‘Undo the Miseducation’...

For the creators of "Uncode," a series that showcases stories of the Black experience, being selected for the 41st annual Atlanta Film Festival can...

Three Actions NYC Mayor and Other Public...

In the weeks since Donald Trump won the presidential election and assumed office, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has sought every opportunity...

Study: Misperceptions About Black Men’s Size, Strength...

White people perceive young African-American men to be heavier, stronger and more dangerous than young white men of similar size, according to a newly...

New Video Disputes Police Version of Events...

Protests erupted again in Ferguson, Mo., after new surveillance footage was released of the night 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot three years ago. The clip,...

Samuel L. Jackson Thinks Black American Actors...

https://youtu.be/6r3NDSUZkhM?t=26m Samuel L. Jackson has clarified his statements after he was criticized for seeming to take issue with Black British actors in American roles. The BAFTA...

Jeff Sessions Believes Jobs of Police Need...

According to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the police aren't to blame for their lack of effectiveness. Rather, it's all the fault of disrespectful...

Stop-and-Frisk: What To Expect Under Trump’s Administration...

Welcome to the dystopian reality that is Trump's America. Muslim people are barred from entering the country, the Dakota Access pipeline is forcefully built...

Paris Anti-Police Protests Rage On After Officer...

Anti-police protests in Paris turned violent Wednesday night, Feb. 15, marking the second week of fiery demonstrations sparked by the alleged rape of a...

Recently Uncovered FBI Report Reveals Long History...

White supremacists are infiltrating police departments around the country, drawing concern in the Trump era of white nationalism and reflecting a long history of...

Trump’s ‘Law & Order’ State Will Provide...

Last week, the district attorney's office in Los Angeles announced that they will not prosecute two officers who shot and killed a young Black...

DA Says Cops Justified In Shooting, Killing...

Los Angeles County prosecutors on Tuesday, Jan. 24, declined to file criminal charges against two Los Angeles police officers who shot and killed a...

Study Shows Deep Racial Divide on How...

Protesters and police officers seemingly have one thing in common, according to a new survey: Both agree that bad cops aren't held accountable by...

Why Black Cops Are Dangerous to Black...

A soon-to-be-released study set to publish next month in Public Administration Review titled "Will More Black Cops Matter?" reveals something that may be counter-intuitive...