Police Brutality

When nowhere is safe, how can Black people survive?
He was the first candidate at this week's Democratic debate to bring up Atatiana Jefferson, a Black woman killed in her own home by a white police officer.
A white police officer fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson through a window of her home during a welfare check. Now, her family is seeking justice.
The former Dallas police officer was the latest in a string of officers convicted in cases that involved the murder of unarmed Black people.
Frank Nucera allegedly slammed a Black teen’s head on a door and regularly used racial slurs. His trial raises major questions about police oversight.
Benjamin Crump said Black victims of police violence shouldn't need to have stellar reputations in order to receive justice.
A march was not permitted by police, but protesters took to the streets anyway, building a wall out of barricades and setting it on fire.
"They're getting away with rape," the accuser's attorney said.
Hong Kong demonstrators explain, in their own words, why they’re enraged, disappointed and afraid -- and why the protests aren't likely to have a tidy ending.
NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold in 2014, has been fired.
How many African Americans have had to face this scenario — and how many have not survived it?
"We need to end all forms of racism in this country -- from Donald Trump down to the local police department," the presidential candidate told the hip-hop star.
The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback sparked a nationwide movement when he sat — and later knelt — during the national anthem at an NFL game.
The legislation, which would raise the standard for police use of force, was announced on the anniversary of Michael Brown's death.
"All of you, be very afraid," Vicki Timpa warned Friday. "I don’t drive to Dallas; I don’t go to Dallas; I would never live in Dallas. They will hunt you down."
Russian police violently arrested protesters who want opposition candidates to be allowed to run for city council.
The board found that officers exaggerated the threat 17-year-old Laquan McDonald posed to justify Jason Van Dyke shooting the black teen 16 times.
The "How to Get Away With Murder" actor is imploring entertainers to fight for equality with his new initiative, BLD PWR.
The mayor and presidential hopeful came under heavy scrutiny this month after a South Bend, Indiana, police officer shot and killed 54-year-old Eric Logan.
Logan's family sued the city of South Bend, led by Mayor Pete Buttigieg, as well as Sgt. Ryan O'Neill, the officer who killed the 54-year-old black father.