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.

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.

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.

As the nation grapples with ways to combat police-involved shootings of Blacks, New York City’s Republican ex-mayor Rudy Giuliani has a theory about why the problem exists in the first place. The former prosecutor essentially blamed Black fathers for failing to teach their children to respect law enforcement, according to The Washington Post: “If I were a black […]

This system of policing must change, but it will never change if officers are not held accountable for their unlawful and unreasonable actions.

This system of policing must change, but it will never change if officers are not held accountable for their unlawful and unreasonable actions.

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

Even police have said the protest was peaceful, so why would Walsh blame protesters? Is it because they are trying to shake up the status quo by raising questions about police excessive force in communities of color?