NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr and other U.S., U.K. and Australian officials are pressing Facebook to give authorities a way to read encrypted messages sent by ordinary users, re-igniting tensions between tech companies and law enforcement. Facebook’s WhatsApp already uses so-called end-to-end encryption, which locks up messages so that even Facebook […]


Law enforcement has a classification problem, and it’s making America more dangerous. For the last two decades, local police and the FBI have categorized the criminal activities of white power groups as isolated incidents or hate-related. We believe that’s wrong and leads to a lack of understanding of the power of these groups and the direction they are […]

30 bullets entered the body of a 26-year-old Black man in a California Walmart parking lot on April 5. Diante Yarber sat in his car at the parking lot when police officers arrived at the store according to Vox via a press release. Officers were called in after getting reports of a “suspicious vehicle” and tried to give a traffic stop. During the stop, […]

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — City officials braced for more protests as mourners gathered Thursday for the funeral of a 22-year-old, unarmed black man who was shot to death by Sacramento police in his grandparents’ backyard. The Rev. Al Sharpton planned to give the eulogy at services for Stephon Clark. Sharpton has called the shooting an […]

3/28/18- Between the shocking decision on the Alton Sterling case, Stephon Clark  getting shot to death in California and a 16-year-old girl getting body slammed at a grocery store the cry for justice is at an all-time high. Tom, Sybil, and Guy are in awe of just how much injustice can happen in a few […]

2/14/18- While everyone was happy, and rightfully so, and caught up with the show of the Obama’s portraits, Rev. Al Sharpton shined a light on another example of hypocrisy coming from the White House. “The Attorney General of the United States, Jeff Sessions, went and spoke at the National Sheriffs Association and talked about our […]

The city of Baltimore hasn’t been the same since the death of Freddie Gray. On April 12, 2015, the 25-year-old died of a spinal cord injury while in police custody. Since then the city has fought to keep their head above the water. Actress Sonja Sohn from the show The Wire has directed an intense documentary […]


CLEVELAND (AP) — A group of Ohio high school students voluntarily got pepper-sprayed in the face — and called the painful experience a useful lesson. More than a dozen Barberton High School students agreed to be sprayed last week with their parents’ permission as part of a class exercise. A video posted online shows a […]

Donald Trump, along with his henchman, Attorney General, Jeff Sessions promised to make his administration a ‘law and order’ administration. In direct response to the non-violent protests of the Black Lives Matter movement, which was itself organized to respond to police violence against Black civilians, Trump vowed to create a ‘police-friendly’ administration. The three executive orders […]


MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man says a tough-talking, cowboy-hat wearing Wisconsin sheriff detained him after a flight because the man shook his head at the lawman, who has gained a national prominence for his outspoken support of Donald Trump. Dan Black said in a complaint submitted through the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office website that […]

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ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois police officer whose fatal shooting triggered a large manhunt carefully staged his death to make it look like he was killed in the line of duty and had been stealing for years from a youth program he oversaw, authorities said Wednesday. Lake County Major Crimes Task […]

As highlighted by the APs investigative report and Daniel Holtzclaw's serial rape trial, there is a rarely-tapped history of sexual assault by the police against Black women.