blacks and police brutality

Newly released dash-cam video shows police tackling and beating a Black Northwestern University doctoral student in Evanston, Illinois after suspecting him of stealing a car that belonged to him.

In response, the FWPD say they will begin an internal investigation into the matter and will prepare a statement to release to the public.

A new study from Drexel University says that Black people are 2.8 and 1.7 times more likely to die during encounters with police than White people and Hispanics, respectively.

Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke with Steve Harvey Morning Show on the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, who was gunned down by police after he called 911 for help when his vehicle stalled. Clinton told Harvey about her plans to deal with racism in America and police excessive force in communities of color. Here is an excerpt: “We’ve […]

Fiery protests broke out Saturday in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after police shot and killed a man during a foot chase, according to NBC News. The 23-year-old victim, who was allegedly armed with a handgun, reportedly fled a traffic stop on Milwaukee’s north side Saturday afternoon, writes the news outlet: Milwaukee’s mayor said the man was struck […]

The charges sound foolish, but do they sound familiar? Ramsey Orta was also arrested after filming Eric Garner's death.

In what has become known as "The Talk," which parents give Black boys about police encounters, I also teach my daughter to respect authority, but that she should never allow her rights to be violated.

In that moment, I realized that Black lives really don’t matter – not just to the law enforcement officers

In an email interview, Solomon-Simmons condemned the Oklahoma Department of Corrections for denying his team access to Holtzclaw, but granting access to 20/20. In February, a spokesman refused to disclose his whereabouts to NewsOne, saying it's common practice for the department to conceal the whereabouts of high-profile prisoners for their protection.

Three 7th grade students in Honolulu took on race, privilege, and self-actualization in a podcast posted on Twitter by their teacher.

The family of a Chicago man, who was tasered as he was dragged from his holding cell by Chicago police, is slated to receive $4.9 million from the city in a settlement reached with Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration.

In defiance of critics, embattled Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has selected an interim superintendent of police, dismissing three candidates that had been recommended by the police board, according to the Chicago Tribune.