Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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All Charges Dropped Against Black Teen Brutally...

A pair of Broward Sheriff's Office deputies seen on video pepper-spraying, tackling, and punching a Black Florida teen in a violent takedown earlier this...

Kamilah Campbell Ends Legal Battle to Get...

Florida high school student Kamilah Campbell is no longer taking legal action in her fight against the College Board over her SAT scores. Campbell, a senior...

Alabama AG Says Officer Who Killed EJ...

An Alabama police officer was justified in killing an armed Black man he mistook for the gunman in a Thanksgiving Day shooting at a...

College Board Holds Steadfast In Decision to...

A Florida high school senior said she's been accused of cheating on the SAT after her score improved by over 300 points, prompting the...

Amber Guyger, Dallas Officer Who Shot and...

DALLAS (AP) — A white Dallas police officer who says she mistook her black neighbor's apartment for her own when she fatally shot him...

Ex-Deputy Sued Over 2003 Disappearance of Black...

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — The family of a black man who disappeared nearly 15 years ago filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing a former sheriff's...

Tyler Perry Joins Family of Black Man...

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — The family of a black man who disappeared nearly 15 years ago filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing a former sheriff's...

Attorney Compares Latest Stand Your Ground Incident...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — An attorney for the family of an unarmed black man fatally shot by a white man in a Florida...

Ohio Family Hires Attorney After 6-Year-Old Drowns...

A swimming lesson turned tragic last week after a 6-year-old Dayton, Ohio boy was pulled from the bottom of a community center swimming pool. The...

Florida Cops Accused of Shackling Pregnant Black...

A Florida woman says she never thought she'd be a victim of police brutality after she was allegedly shackled and beaten by officers in...

Michael Brown’s Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit...

After hinting at it for months, the parents of slain teen Michael Brown filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Thursday against the city of Ferguson, which...

The Walter Scott Killing Begs the Question,...

The video in the Walter Scott killing revealing how police officer Michael Slager lied about the circumstances of the shooting is the holy grail...

Howard Morgan Survived 28 Bullets From Chicago...

Former police officer Howard Morgan, who was shot 28 times—21 times in the back—by Chicago cops and then sentenced to 40 years in prison,...

Is St. Louis Prosecutor Making Sure He...

While the St. Louis County grand jury empaneled to consider the Michael Brown killing is hearing evidence that corroborates the account of Ferguson police...

Officer Who Killed Michael Brown Draws More...

There has been a national outpouring of support for slain teenager Michael Brown in the form of protests, editorials, social-media commentaries—but it appears that...

Autopsy Reveals Michael Brown Shot 6 Times...

As Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon called in the National Guard following another night of angry protests in Ferguson, one of the nation's most well-respected...

Parents of Kendrick Johnson Push for Justice,...

The question of how Kendrick Johnson died, which has consumed his family since the 17-year-old Georgia athlete was found dead inside a rolled-up gym...

Trayvon’s Dad Tracy Martin ‘Still in Disbelief’...

Tracy Martin, father of slain teen Trayvon Martin, said on NBC's "Today" that he was "still in disbelief" that a six-woman jury acquitted George...

Judge to Sequester Jury During Zimmerman Trial

The jurors chosen in the George Zimmerman murder trial will be sequestered during the proceedings, putting them out of contact with the outside world,...

Zimmerman Lawyers Apologize for Error Describing Trayvon...

Attorneys for accused murderer George Zimmerman acknowledged over the weekend that they went too far in erroneously describing a video of a fight they...

Trayvon Martin’s Lawyer Reacts to Zimmerman’s Lawyer...

MSNBC’s Al Sharpton followed up on his interview with George Zimmerman‘s attorney Thursday by speaking with the lawyer for the family of the teenager...