Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Tag: police killings

Police Killings Are Damaging The Mental Health...

A recent report published in a leading British medical journal has confirmed concerns long-held by racial justice activists: police killings of African-Americans has damaging...

Zero Transparency: New Report Reveals Dozens of...

The police are killing people, and the deaths are being ruled as justified without the general public even being aware this is taking place,...

Colorado Representative Introduces ‘Blue Lives Matter Law’...

Republican U.S Rep. Ken Buck of Colorado has proposed a federal bill that would make assaulting an officer a hate crime. Last October, the small...

NYPD Officer Who Shot Ramarley Graham in...

The New York police officer who shot Ramarley Graham in the bathroom of his own home will not face federal charges, according to media...

Georgia Cop Charged with Murder for Shooting...

A Georgia police officer who killed a naked, unarmed Air Force veteran suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder has been charged with felony murder...

Study: Blacks More Likely Than Whites to...

It’s no secret that Blacks are more likely to be stopped and frisked by police or to die in police custody than other groups....

Report: The Number of People Killed in...

American police recently hit a grim milestone. The Guardian reported police have killed their 1,000th person. The Guardian has been tracking the number of...

President Obama Plays it Safe During Police...

President Obama walked a fine line during the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference Tuesday in Chicago. During his speech at the event,...

Police Indictments Hit 10-Year High, But Convictions...

National outrage over police shootings of unarmed Black men seems to have reached the ears of prosecutors. According to Reuters, the number of police...

10 Chilling Statistics About Police Killings in...

Police Kill Black People More Often Than Whites Just last year, 233 Black individuals lost their lives at the hands of law enforcement, while 414 white...

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...

Did NBC Cut Off Janelle Monáe Because...

Janelle Monáe’s support of the Black Lives Matter movement may have led the singer to be cut off after appearing Friday on NBC’s Today...

Parents of White Teen Murdered by the...

The parents of Zachary Hammond, an unarmed white teen killed by South Carolina police in a July drug bust, say his death would’ve garnered...

Police Fatally Shot More Than 300 People...

As news of police officers killing unarmed Black citizens have continued to make national headlines, one myth has also started to spread along with...

Report: While Thousands of People Have Been...

Thousands of people have been killed by police in the United States over the past 10 years, but only 54 officers have been charged...

Mother Desperately Seeks Justice After Chicago Police...

This profile is part of an ongoing series of narratives focused on men and women who have been killed by the police. It is...