Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Tag: Police reform

Major Standford Study Finds Black Motorist Are...

The death of Philando Castile on July 6, 2016, shined an unflattering light on the issue of police stops. Castile, who was stopped 52...

Charleena Lyles’ Death Demonstrates Why Black People...

Charleena Lyles tried to seek help. When the father of her two youngest children assaulted her in May 2016, she called the police. Two...

Texas Gov. Signs ‘Sandra Bland Act’ That Doesn’t...

Two years after the death of Sandra Bland, a Black women arrested in Texas during a routine traffic stop who died days later in...

Revised Version of Sandra Bland Act Doesn’t...

The family of Sandra Bland expressed disappointment Saturday, May 14, after lawmakers chipped away at a criminal justice reform bill named in her honor. Senate...

DOJ to Review All Federal Agreements Calling...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is looking to scale back federal agreements with a number of troubled police agencies across the nation, a move that...

NFL Players Make Another Visit to Congress...

A group of NFL players pleaded with Congress to push for possible legislative reforms regarding the uptick in police brutality and killings of Black...

Black Lawmakers Call Out DOJ’s Dismal Track...

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are calling on the Justice Department to step up its efforts in investigating and indicting police officers who...

The Tragic Death of Alesia Thomas Underscores...

In one California neighborhood, a Black 35-year-old mother, suffering from a mental health disorder, wanted nothing more than to do the right thing for...

Has One State Created the Ideal Blueprint...

Despite national news constantly alerting the nation of the death of yet another unarmed Black citizen by police, legislators have been dragging their feet...

Police Abuse Costs Taxpayers Big Money

By Manny Otiko When African Americans are faced with police misconduct, they are often told to seek justice in the courts, but that doesn’t always...

Appalling History of ‘Intimidation and Violence’ in...

Troubling details have emerged about the past of one of the Baltimore police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray. Lieutenant Brian Rice, who...

NY Activists’ 250-Mile March Will Take the...

Protesters in New York have kick started a march that will take activists from Staten Island to the nation's capital to further extend the call to...

10 Surprising Truths That FBI Director James...

The Black Community Has the Right to Be Angry and the Right to Express That Unfortunately, many of today’s elite don’t understand the anger and...

Pressure From Protesters and Justice Department Leaves...

Police departments across the nation are finally feeling the pressure from protesters and the Justice Department to start implementing serious changes when it comes...