Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Tag: fighting police brutality

In Raleigh, Akiel Denkins, an Unarmed Black...

In Raleigh, North Carolina, an unarmed Black man was reportedly shot to death by a white police officer while fleeing arrest, in an election...

Wife of Ex-Cop Who Wrongly Framed a...

Should there be compassion for police officers who commit wrongdoing and ruin lives? A case in New Jersey reveals what happens when police officers...

The Blue Mentality: Study Shows in Police...

Most of the public discourse concerning police brutality and abuse is framed in terms of a Black and white issue.  But what if it...

Report: 1,200 People Killed By Police Last...

With the year that was 2015 now behind us, it is a perfect time to reflect on the killing of Black people by police--...

Campaign Zero 2015 Year-End Police Violence Report:...

Campaign Zero, the new #BlackLivesMatter organization dedicated to ending police violence in America, has released the 2015 Year-End Police Violence Report through their Mapping...

Chicago’s Homan Square: Detainees, Activists and Legal Advocates...

In the city of Chicago, already reeling from a scandal involving police racism, violence and corruption, the next scandal involving law enforcement is about...

Rotten to the Core: Community Activists Call...

The Laquan McDonald case is not going away, but rather the movement for justice for the Black teen, executed gangland style by a white...

Where is the Compassion for Black Children?...

 The 16-year old Black girl who was trounced upon by a sheriff’s deputy at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina is anonymous,...

Ferguson Effect? Hard Data Knocks Out FBI...

Recently, FBI Director James Comey has promoted a theory that increased scrutiny of the police has caused a spike in crime. Although he was...

Rise Up October Stages Three Days of...

While police continue to kill Black men and women at an alarming rate, many Americans are not taking it lying down. The Black Lives Matter...

Racial Profiling Is Not a Figment of...

Racial profiling is real, and Black motorists are not merely imagining the disparate treatment they receive. Over the past year, the deaths of unarmed Black...

‘Law Enforcement Leaders’ Convene to Stop Mass...

It was a week in which the impact of the #BlackLivesMatter movement to end police violence and reform the criminal justice system was more...

Is This America? Chicago Police Detain Thousands...

Is this America, or is this Guantanamo?  This is the question one must ask after learning of the news from Chicago, and a secretive...

Global Racism: Blacks are Three Times More...

Despite attempts to sweep them under the rug, Britain has had longstanding problems regarding institutional racism, racial violence and police abuse against Black people,...

New Justice Department System Will Count the...

The U.S. Department of Justice is testing a new pilot program to count the number of people killed by police around the country.  The...

Will the FBI Do What Is Necessary...

The FBI announced that it will begin to collect more data on police shootings, though there is every indication that the federal agency will...

The Numbers Don’t Lie: There Is No...

Is there a war on the police? According to the statistics, this is not the case. However, there is a real war on Black...

National Bar Association Poll: Race Relations Are...

A new poll released by the National Bar Association (NBA)—the nation's oldest and largest national association of predominantly African-American lawyers and judges—sounds the alarm...

Who Wins in Police Brutality Cases? Taxpayers...

This week has been marked by a pair of multi-million dollar settlements paid to the families of Black men killed by police in major...

Obama Condemns Killing of Texas Deputy, Meanwhile...

Law enforcement are attempting to make connections between the the black struggle movement and the ambush-style killing of a Texas sheriff’s deputy, suggesting the Black...

Police Are Condemned for Aggressive Police Tactics,...

A little more than one year after the fateful killing of Michel Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., another teen has been...