Category: Police Brutality

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Maxine Waters: ’92 L.A. Rebellion Was A ‘Defining Moment’ For Black Resistance | The Huffington Post

Maxine Waters: ’92 L.A. Rebellion Was A ‘Defining Moment’ For Black Resistance | The Huffington Post

The congresswoman had a pivotal role in restoring order in her community. Source: Maxine Waters: '92 L.A. Rebellion Was A 'Defining Moment' For Black ...
‘It’s Not Your Grandfather’s LAPD’ — And That’s A Good Thing | Code Switch : NPR

‘It’s Not Your Grandfather’s LAPD’ — And That’s A Good Thing | Code Switch : NPR

"It was bad for the city. It was bad for business. You can't have a city going up twice in thirty years in flames because of its police department." ...
Police Brutality Set Off The L.A. Riots 25 Years Ago. We’ve Learned Nothing Since. | The Huffington Post

Police Brutality Set Off The L.A. Riots 25 Years Ago. We’ve Learned Nothing Since. | The Huffington Post

The directors of "LA92" discuss the legacy of one of the most destructive riots in American history. Source: Police Brutality Set Off The L.A. Riots ...
Five Big Questions About Trump’s First 100 Days on Criminal Justice Reforms | City Lab

Five Big Questions About Trump’s First 100 Days on Criminal Justice Reforms | City Lab

There are many known unknowns about what Trump and Sessions are planning for their law-and-order agenda. Here’s what it all adds up to. Source: Five ...
3 days in Washington with 4 NFL players fighting for criminal justice reform | SB Nation

3 days in Washington with 4 NFL players fighting for criminal justice reform | SB Nation

Anquan Boldin and three other NFL players spent three days on Capitol Hill to see what they could change. Source: 3 days in Washington with 4 NFL pla ...
Baltimore mother seeks justice years after son was killed by police | The Guardian

Baltimore mother seeks justice years after son was killed by police | The Guardian

Years before Black Lives Matter, cases like Kevin Cooper’s vanished into obscurity – now there’s hope for police reform, if it can survive the Trump a ...
Black Lives Matter activists are convinced the NYPD hacked their phones | The Outline

Black Lives Matter activists are convinced the NYPD hacked their phones | The Outline

Did New York police use secretive surveillance on some members of the movement? Source: Black Lives Matter activists are convinced the NYPD hacked th ...
Don’t Let Jeff Sessions Undermine Police Reform | The New York Times

Don’t Let Jeff Sessions Undermine Police Reform | The New York Times

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently ordered a review of federal agreements with a number of local law enforcement agencies aimed at reforming ...
Police shooting investigations are rarely transparent. Just ask these victims’ families. | Mic

Police shooting investigations are rarely transparent. Just ask these victims’ families. | Mic

Years later, the families of Laquan McDonald, Ramarley Graham and Michael Brown are still getting crucial details. Source: Police shooting investigat ...
Anquan Boldin and Malcolm Jenkins speak at congressional forum on community-police relations | The Undefeated

Anquan Boldin and Malcolm Jenkins speak at congressional forum on community-police relations | The Undefeated

During a congressional forum on building trust between the nation’s communities and police, a 36-year-old black man sat before several prominent Afric ...
Deconstructing the ‘Ferguson Effect’ | The New York Times

Deconstructing the ‘Ferguson Effect’ | The New York Times

It was a narrative that resonated with law-and-order advocates after the long August of 2014, when unrest followed the fatal police shooting of Mi ...
Officer who killed Ramarley Graham resigns. Graham’s family says justice wasn’t served. | Mic

Officer who killed Ramarley Graham resigns. Graham’s family says justice wasn’t served. | Mic

"New York City should be appalled with this decision," Ramarley Graham's mother said. Source: Officer who killed Ramarley Graham resigns. Graham's fa ...
Police Violence Didn’t Just Stop Happening | MTV

Police Violence Didn’t Just Stop Happening | MTV

Do we need to see cops kill people on video to care? Source: Police Violence Didn't Just Stop Happening - MTV ...
Inside ‘Shots Fired,’ The Powerful Miniseries That Flips The Script On Police Brutality | Complex 

Inside ‘Shots Fired,’ The Powerful Miniseries That Flips The Script On Police Brutality | Complex 

Fox’s new limited series is inspired by Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice and far too many others dead at the hands of police. Source: Inside ...
Why ‘Shots Fired’ Made An Unarmed White Student The Victim Of A Police Shooting | The Huffington Post

Why ‘Shots Fired’ Made An Unarmed White Student The Victim Of A Police Shooting | The Huffington Post

Creator Gina Prince-Bythewood says the show was sparked by George Zimmerman’s 2013 trial. Source: Why 'Shots Fired' Made An Unarmed White Student The ...
Darren Wilson told attorneys he and other Ferguson officers used the n-word | The Washington Post

Darren Wilson told attorneys he and other Ferguson officers used the n-word | The Washington Post

Wilson's attorney said he never used the word in a derogatory manner. Source: Darren Wilson told attorneys he and other Ferguson officers used the n- ...
Prosecutor releases new video of Michael Brown after documentary revives questions about Ferguson shooting | The Washington Post

Prosecutor releases new video of Michael Brown after documentary revives questions about Ferguson shooting | The Washington Post

Filmmaker alleges that Brown was not robbing a liquor store before he was killed. Source: Prosecutor releases new video of Michael Brown after docume ...
The new Michael Brown video won’t tell us anything we didn’t already know | Mic

The new Michael Brown video won’t tell us anything we didn’t already know | Mic

The video is yet another reminder that the presumption of innocence is a privilege reserved for black victims' nonblack killers. Source: The new Mich ...
Here’s What Will — And Won’t — Happen Next Time A Cop Kills An American | The Huffington Post

Here’s What Will — And Won’t — Happen Next Time A Cop Kills An American | The Huffington Post

Sometime in the near future, a police shooting will spark unrest. Then what? Source: Here's What Will -- And Won't -- Happen Next Time A Cop Kills An ...
Never Before Seen Michael Brown Footage Emerges From the Day of His Death. Police Say It’s ‘Not Relevant’ | The Root

Never Before Seen Michael Brown Footage Emerges From the Day of His Death. Police Say It’s ‘Not Relevant’ | The Root

After 18-year-old Michael Brown was gunned down and left to bake in the middle of a Ferguson, Mo., street on August 9, 2014, police tried to smear his ...
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