Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Tag: Police brutality

South Africa’s Rastafarians Demand Justice After Local...

Rastafarians in South Africa's Wellington township are demanding police accountability following the in-custody death of a local businessman and father.

Grandmother ‘Shaken Up’ After Being Repeatedly Tased...

**UPDATE**  The Manatee County Sheriff's Office provided Atlanta Black Star with the following statement: "Deputies had lawful reason to enter the residence and search for Tevin...

CPD Investigates ‘Wrongdoing’ in Violent Takedown by...

A Chicago city officer has been relieved of his police powers pending an investigation into "disturbing" video of him body-slamming a man who allegedly...

Alabama Officer Convicted in Fatal Shooting of...

A white Alabama police officer was convicted Friday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed Black man in 2016, the Montgomery Advertiser...

Former Louisiana Cop Seen Pummeling Suspect Following...

A former Louisiana police officer will spend a year and a half behind bars after pleading guilty to excessive use of force during a...

Mom Grieving the Loss of Her Daughter...

Police in Arkansas are under fire after a grieving mother's family says she was "accosted" outside a West Memphis, Arkansas, hotel.

White St. Louis Cop Pleads Guilty to...

A second St. Louis cop has pleaded guilty in a violent arrest that left a Black undercover cop with multiple herniated discs, a...

Minnesota Cop on Trial Three Years After...

A Minnesota police officer accused of using excessive force when he repeatedly kicked an innocent Black man three years earlier is now on...

Video of Black Candy Vendor Being Tackled...

Cell phone video showed four New York City Police officers piling on top of a Black man accused of illegally selling candy...

‘Out of Control’: Orlando Deputy Loses Job...

A Florida school resource officer has been fired after shocking video shows him manhandling a middle school student, at one point yanking the girl...

‘They Don’t Even Look Anything Alike’: NYPD...

Black New York teens planning to meet at a subway station to go trick-or-treating on Halloween instead were targeted with guns in...

‘Ain’t That Somethin…’: Black Florida Deputy Faces...

A South Florida school resource deputy has been charged with child abuse after surveillance footage showed him choke-slamming a 15-year-old girl. Willard Miller, a Broward...

Antwon Rose: Family of East Pittsburgh Teen...

The family of slain teen Antwon Rose has reached a $2 million settlement in the federal civil rights suit brought against East Pittsburgh and...

‘Are You Stupid?’: White N.C. Trooper Pressures...

A Black North Carolina woman stopped for allegedly running a red light was allegedly grabbed by the neck and pulled to the...

Black Military Veteran Blinded in Right Eye...

A Louisiana cop was accused Wednesday in a federal lawsuit of not only pepper spraying a Black military veteran so severely that...

Lawsuit: Kentucky SWAT Team Aims Assault Rifles...

A Black couple is suing a Kentucky police department after 14 SWAT officers raided their home last year and allegedly held the...

‘Stop Acting a Fool,’ White Maryland Cop...

The family of a Maryland man paralyzed from the waist down during a traffic stop has hired the same attorney who represented...

Black Teen Sucker Punched by NYPD Officer...

The Brooklyn teen seen in viral video getting sucker punched by an NYPD cop during a violent subway brawl is suing for $5 million. Benjamin...

‘This is My Dorm Room!’: Video Shows...

More than 120 students protested Monday outside of American University to demand justice for a Black student campus police dragged out of...

Watch: White NYPD Cop Punches Black Teen...

When New York City police officers were called to break up a fight between teens, it ended in a violent subway brawl...

Video Captures Horror NY Subway Passengers Felt...

Viral video showed at least 10 New York City police officers ambushing a subway car and tackling an unarmed Black man to...