Once again, a video of officer misconduct is going viral. A female student in a high school classroom in Columbia, South Carolina refused to leave…
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While Blacks constitute 39 percent of Greensboro’s citizens that are of driving-age, they make up 54 percent of the drivers pulled over.
Nick Mosby, Baltimore councilman and husband of State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby, has announced his candidacy for mayor.
Echoing the sentiments of activists who have countered the dismissive “All Lives Matter” refrain, Obama reiterated that while all lives do matter, Black communities are under a specific and unique scourge that needs to be addressed.
Black Lives Matter, a movement sprouted from the racial mistreatment of police officers towards men and women of color, was targeted by Fox News host Sean Hannity this week when he compared them to the Ku Klux Klan.
A Maryland couple has accused police officers of tampering with evidence of their alleged unlawful arrest last year. Juley Harris (popularly known as local artist…
Atlanta Hawks player, Thabo Sefolosha is pursuing legal action against the NYPD after being wrongfully arrested and sustaining a broken leg outside of 1Oak Nightclub in Chelsea, NY last April. Though Thabo has since returned to playing, he’s said to have suffered permanent injuries. According to Yahoo Sports, he’s suing the city and the eight police officers […]
A Black man who spent six weeks in jail has filed a lawsuit against the NYPD for jailing him for wearing a hoodie.
Another day, another cop doing something totally uncalled for…or just weird.
The Huffington Post reports that a court filing on Monday showed that lawyers for Ferguson and civil rights attorneys, who represent poor defendants held in Ferguson’s jail, have “been engaged in meaningful settlement discussions.”