Police Brutality

Despite efforts to change the negative interactions between African Americans and police, social media is replete with video footage that suggests the problem will persist for a long time.  Still, the Black Lives matter movement forges ahead with efforts to have this nation respect the lives and dignity of African Americans.  Local and national law […]

Asheville, North Carolina Police Chief Tammy Hooper backpedaled on her pledge to resign.

A new lawsuit from the American Civil Liberties Union says that Black residents are being racially profiled by police officers during traffic stops and searches in one majority-White county in Mississippi.

Diamond Reynolds, the girlfriend of Philando Castile, was arrested and charged in relation to a hammer attack on a woman in St. Paul.

The Amadou Diallo Foundation hosted its second annual benefit gala in Harlem on the 18th anniversary of his death.

The Texas House County Affairs Committee has reportedly laid the groundwork for a new piece of legislation that would be known as the Sandra Bland Act.

A new Indiana University research study answers the perennial question of whether adding more African-American cops to police forces in major U.S. cities will lead to less cop-involved homicides.

To date, the painting has been removed and hung again at least three times in the past week.

Reversing the loss of White privilege motivated the groundswell of support for Trump. Morrison says it's White fear--not anger--that led to his victory.

The former North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer who was charged with the murder of Walter Scott—a 50-year-old Black man who was fatally shot during a traffic stop—has asked that the state court move his murder trial out of Charleston.

Belafonte, a life-long vocal advocate and champion of social justice, said the PSA exists to circumvent the pillaging of Black bodies.

Two important additions were included in the revamped policy; a fleeing suspect must present an "immediate threat," for officers to use deadly force, and if an officer abuses the restriction, fellow officers are held accountable to intervene.