blacks and police brutality

Donald J. Trump’s first month in office ended with at least 105 people killed by police, the highest number of people killed by U.S. police in any one month since 2015.

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.

The city of New Orleans announced a $13.3 million settlement stemming from several police brutality cases in the weeks before and after Hurricane Katrina.

A New York cop shot and killed a 66-year-old Black woman wielding a bat in the Bronx on Tuesday evening. Police say they will investigate why the officer used lethal force instead of his Taser.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke with the 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 got […]

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

Castile's family and friends say that he was an upstanding man and was soft-spoken. His mother, Valerie Castile, told CNN that her son was a "laid-back," "good person."

Authorities say they were called to a local Taco Bell in Madison, Wisconsin, where they allegedly found Genele Laird yielding a knife.

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.