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Slager Sentenced to 20 Years In Shooting...

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A white former South Carolina officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday for fatally shooting an unarmed...

How Should the Black Church Serve the...

The church has always played a significant role in the history of Black people. It has been both a pacifier of Black struggle and...

Michael Slager’s Attorney Granted Access To Walter Scott’s...

A Charleston, South Carolina judge has granted former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager's defense team access to Walter Scott's brain. Slager was caught on...

The Price Tag on Black Life Does...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z52q--pYGlo The murders of Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, Freddie Gray and Walter Scott all have similarities. Not only were they all unarmed Black men killed...

Harvard Study: Police Kill More People Than...

This year was seminal in terms of the #BlackLivesMatter movement and Black activism around police violence and the need to reform the criminal justice...

South Carolina Cop Who Shot Black Man...

A South Carolina police officer who shot a Black man in the back while he was running away, has been denied bond, according to...

Michael Slager’s Defense Team Wants Him Out...

The murder case of Michael Slager—the former North Charleston, S.C. police officer indicted for the murder of Walter Scott—has taken an interesting turn. This,...

Bernie Sanders Makes Formal Pitch to Win...

Race became front and center of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign as he spoke in South Carolina over the weekend. Although most of the...

Driving While Black: A Certain Route to...

If you’re driving while Black, your time is limited. So savor the comforting voice of your partner, the tiny fingers of your newborn child,...

SC Police Body Cam Law Proves Officials...

A new bill signed into law by South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley earlier this week shows exactly why the public has little faith in...

Michael Slager, Cop Who Fatally Shot Walter...

Roughly two months after former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager fatally shot unarmed 50-year-old Walter Scott, a grand jury has decided to indict...

Former St. Louis Officer Breaks Down Troubling...

These days it seems more difficult than ever to define what police officers really are. Are they a force plagued with racism who are willingly...

South Carolina Officer Indicted After Firing Multiple...

For the second time in recent months, a South Carolina officer has inched closer to being held accountable for killing an unarmed Black man. Shortly...

SC Cops Refuse to Release Dash Cam...

By Taylor Gordon The decision by South Carolina police officers to not release dash cam footage of the death of an unarmed Black man at...

As America Continues Calling Police to Solve...

Why has America resorted to solving all of our social problems by calling on law enforcement? Late child support payments, a broken tail light,...

Support For Police Body Cameras Continues to...

After the tragic death of yet another unarmed Black man has been caught on tape, support for police body cameras is seeing universal growth....

A Black British-Ghanaian Living in US Realizes...

I’m a Black British-Ghanaian, and I’ve often wondered what would the police do to me if they believed I was a threat? The answer is...

Black Leaders in Arkansas Urge Black People...

In the midst of what seems to be a never-ending wave of unarmed Black citizens being killed by police, Black leaders are now pushing...

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser Wants To Suppress...

In Washington, D.C., once the nation’s murder capital and still a place of vast crime in particular neighborhoods, newly elected mayor Muriel Bowser is...

Baltimore Artist Mourns the Deaths of Unarmed...

A Baltimore artist is receiving mixed reactions to a controversial exhibition he created just outside his studio in order to mourn the recent deaths...

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Star Jesse Williams Fed Up...

Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams has been no stranger to using his celebrity platform to speak out against police brutality and the “criminalization of...
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