DALLAS (AP) — The prosecutor’s office investigating the death of a 15-year-old black teenager who was shot by a Dallas-area police officer had once filed a complaint over that officer’s aggressive behavior, according to records obtained Thursday by The Associated Press. Personnel records from the Balch Springs Police Department show former officer Roy Oliver was […]

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In this emotional commentary, Shaun King provides an update on the details surrounding the killing of Jordan Edwards at the hands of a Balch Springs, Texas police officer. Like on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.


BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The Dallas suburb where a white police officer shot and killed a black teenager as he left a party has a population that’s just 20 percent white but a police department that’s 80 percent white. Balch Springs now confronts the same issues of race and law enforcement as Ferguson, Missouri, […]

Tom Joyner Morning Show co-host Sybil Wilkes talks with Lee Merritt, the attorney representing the family of Jordan Edwards, the 15-year-old unarmed teenager who was shot and killed by a police officer in Balch Springs, Texas. Like on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.


I am so angry right now that I have to admit I’m struggling to put one sentence in front of the other. Police murdered a boy, then lied about it to cover it up, only to be exposed a few hours ago. I think we will know the name Jordan Edwards for the rest of […]

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Jordan Edwards' family demands answers.