22-year-old Tory Brown was gunned down by officers who said he had a warrant out of Clayton County for violation of probation, and that he refused to comply with police demands to exit the apartment
Former Louisiana State Trooper Jacob Brown was caught on camera beating Black man Aaron Bowman over the head with a flashlight and calling it "pain compliance" despite the fact that Bowman is heard on camera shouting, "I'm not resisting," and the video doesn't show him doing anything violent.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A Black defendant’s right to a fair trial would be harmed if the jury heard the case in a courtroom lined with portraits of white jurists, a northern Virginia judge has ruled. The upcoming trial of Terrance Shipp on charges of eluding police will be held in a courtroom that […]
A Columbus, Ohio cop activated their body camera after a Dec. 22 shooting where a 47-year-old Black man was killed while holding a cell phone.
Jamar Mackey learned that going to the mall with his family as a Black man is another simple thing we can't do without fear of handcuffs being slapped on us.
Gregory Bush, 53, will spend the rest of his life in prison for the 2018 hate crime shooting of Maurice Stallard, 69, and Vickie Lee Jones, 67, at a Kroger supermarket in Jeffersontown, Kentucky.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota’s pardon board will consider freeing a Black man who was imprisoned for life as a teenager in the 2002 slaying of an 11-year-old girl hit by a stray bullet while doing homework at her dining room table. The case scheduled for Tuesday made headlines earlier this year after The Associated Press […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A U.S. attorney said Tuesday that investigators from the Justice Department and FBI will help review the fatal shooting by an Ohio sheriff’s deputy of a Black man whose family says that he was holding a sandwich, not a gun, and that he was shot in front of his grandmother and […]
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The killing of a young Black man last month by a white man who complained that he was playing loud music has roiled Ashland, Oregon, forcing the liberal college town that is famous for its Shakespeare festival to take a hard look at race relations. The death of Aidan Ellison, 19, […]
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul officer who shot and wounded a Black man who was being sought by police when the man emerged naked from a dumpster was trying to protect his fellow officers and himself, according to his attorney. Anthony Dean‘s lawyer, Robert Paule, said the man, identified by state investigators […]
Donald Trump didn’t invent racism but he damn sure has emboldened people to put their disdain for Black folks on full display without fear of consequence. A Black family in Discovery Bay, California had to endure one of these belligerent bigots earlier this week. According to WMC Action News, the Jones family has lived in their […]
Victor Glover became the first Black astronaut to serve as a crew member at the station on Sunday (Nov. 15) when he boarded a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule named Resilience and rocketed up to the International's Space Station.