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Police Brutality

  1. black lives matter
    NYPD Union Lawyers Claim Eric Garner Would’ve Died Anyway Because He Was ObeseDaniel Pantaleo’s defense team is essentially arguing that the 43-year-old black man killed himself.
  2. police brutality
    A Cop Killed a Black Grandmother After Stopping Her Outside Her HomePolice say the officer was “forced” to fire multiple rounds at the 44-year-old woman. Her family says she was struggling with schizophrenia.
  3. police brutality
    Broward County Deputies Assaulted a Black Teen. ‘Accountability’ Is Not Enough.Calls for ‘accountability’ in the beating of a black teenager in Florida underestimate the depths of law enforcement violence.
  4. justice
    Jussie Smollett Is Free. That’s Good, Whether He’s Guilty or Not.Outrage at the Empire actor’s charges being dropped misses a more important point.
  5. amy klobuchar
    Amy Klobuchar Questioned for ‘Tough on Crime’ Record As ProsecutorHow she treats staff is now just one of multiple criticisms of the candidate’s idea of “toughness.”
  6. chicago mayor's race
    Chicago to Elect First Black Female Mayor As Two Candidates Head to RunoffThe city won’t have another Daley mayoral reign, as Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle edged out the early favorite.
  7. the city
    20 Years After NYPD Killing of Amadou Diallo, What’s Changed?The 1999 Bronx shooting of the unarmed African immigrant sparked protests and lawsuits. But has there been progress over the past two decades?
  8. criminal justice
    Jason Van Dyke and the Inadequacy of America’s Criminal-Justice SystemJason Van Dyke was sentenced to prison time for killing Laquan McDonald. But true accountability remains elusive.
  9. crime
    Dallas Cop Who Killed Botham Jean in His Apartment Has Been Indicted on MurderHere’s everything we know about the ex-cop who shot and killed her black neighbor.
  10. police brutality
    4 St. Louis Police Officers Indicted on Federal Civil Rights ChargesThe indictments stemmed from alleged police misconduct during protests against an earlier police shooting of an African-American.
  11. movies
    Amandla Stenberg Knew Hate U Give a Success Based on All the White People Crying“It’s amazing.”
  12. crime
    Chicago Police Officer Who Shot, Killed Laquan McDonald Found Guilty of MurderIn October 2014, Jason Van Dyke shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times.
  13. crime
    Dallas Police Accused of Trying to Smear Botham Jean, Man Killed at Home by CopPolice scoured Jean’s apartment for drug paraphernalia after he was shot and killed by his neighbor.
  14. police brutality
    Police Tase 87-Year-Old Grandmother Cutting FlowersThe department is defending the use of force against the elderly Syrian woman, who has dementia.
  15. The Death and Afterlife of Stephon ClarkThe violence of police brutality can follow Black Muslim victims and their families beyond the grave.
  16. tv review
    Flint Town Is an Alarming Portrait of Cops, Politics, and a Reeling CityA candid Netflix docuseries about the crises in Flint, Michigan.
  17. Patrisse Khan-Cullors on 5 Years of Black Lives MatterThe activist gives a progress report on the movement, and talks about where it goes now, in Trump’s America.
  18. Your Guide to the Three Billboards BacklashSee why critics are calling this film “unearned, manipulative, and altogether offensive.”
  19. Activist Erica Garner Reportedly Brain-dead After Heart AttackThe daughter of Eric Garner is 27 years old.
  20. Police Officers Wearing Body Cams Are No Less Likely to Use Force, Study ShowsA seven-month study of the effects of police body cams in Washington, D.C., provided surprising results.
  21. NFL Looks Ready to Capitulate to Trump on Anthem ProtestsAt first, Trump’s bluster at the NFL over anthem protests seemed to be backfiring. But threats to the wallet seem to have made their mark.
  22. ‘Sheriff Joe’ and Everyday American AuthoritarianismTo see what racist tyranny would look like in the U.S., liberals don’t need to look into Europe’s history — only deeper into this country’s present.
  23. DEA Chief to Agents: Trump Was ‘Wrong’ to Encourage Police BrutalityThe head of the Coast Guard has also come out against Trump’s announced ban on transgender people in the military.
  24. Trump Calls for More Police Brutality in Front of a Crowd of Cheering Cops“Please don’t be too nice,” Trump told police in Long Island.
  25. Can Ramarley Graham’s Family Get Justice for His Death?He was killed by NYPD in 2012. What happened after the officer was cleared shows the fault lines in a police system that can’t seem to repair itself.
  26. small town america
    Dave Chappelle Visited His Town Council to Discuss Police-Tasing Incident“Now we’re being policed by what feels like an alien force.”
  27. coming soon
    Gibson, Vaughn to Star in Police Brutality MovieMel Gibson and Vince Vaughn will play cops suspended for their “strong-arming tactics.”
  28. police brutality
    New Orleans to Pay $13.3 Million to Settle Katrina Police Brutality CasesThe mayor apologized and vowed, “We are going to change as a people and we are going to change as a city.”
  29. jeezy
    Jeezy on Black Lives Matter: ‘You Have to Speak Up and Say Something’“It’s almost like nobody cares for no black men or black lives.”
  30. black lives matter
    T.I. Calls Out Lil Wayne for BLM Comment“There is no such thing as oppression not affecting you.”
  31. tyler perry
    T. Perry Wants a Madea Police-Brutality Movie“I think it would speak volumes to what so many people can’t say.”
  32. police brutality
    Watch Harry Belafonte’s Police Brutality PSAIt’s called “Against the Wall.”
  33. last night on late night
    John Oliver Takes a Good Look at the Bad Apples Working in Police ForcesNobody likes “lawful but awful” apples.
  34. black lives matter
    Facebook Removed a Woman’s Powerful Black Lives Matter Protest VideoIt took hours for the platform to restore her video.
  35. police brutality
    T.I. Addresses Police Brutality by Releasing Us or Else EPThe EP also features Meek Mill, Big K.R.I.T., Killer Mike, and Quavo.
  36. videology
    Watch Common’s ‘Black America Again’ VideoIt opens with footage of Alton Sterling’s murder.
  37. police brutality
    Chance the Rapper Drops Truth Bombs About Police Brutality and Rahm Emanuel“In a time of crisis he tried to be strategic, and he should have been more compassionate.”
  38. police brutality
    Beyoncé, Rihanna Join Anti-Violence PetitionAlicia Keys, Chance the Rapper, and more speak for those killed by police brutality.
  39. police brutality
    Beyoncé, Rihanna Join Anti-Violence PetitionAlicia Keys, Chance the Rapper, and more speak for those killed by police brutality.
  40. black lives matter
    After Dallas, Protesters Return to StreetsFriday night saw demonstrations large and small in at least 18 cities, and while some arrests occurred, the vast majority of the protests were peaceful, with no injuries were reported.
  41. michael b. jordan
    Read Michael B. Jordan’s Powerful Words About Police Brutality“It could have easily been myself.”
  42. police brutality
    Jay Z Drops ‘Spiritual’ About Police Brutality“I trust God and know everything that happens is for our greatest good, but man … it’s tough right now.”
  43. beyhive
    Beyoncé’s Letter About Police Brutality Crashed the Congressional WebsiteBehold, the power of The Queen.
  44. moment of silence
    Beyoncé Honors Police-Brutality Victims on TourShe paused her show in Glasgow on the Formation Tour.
  45. police brutality
    Beyoncé Writes Note Condemning Police BrutalityShe’s urging people to contact their local governments and demand change.
  46. police brutality
    Beyoncé Writes Note Condemning Police BrutalityShe’s urging people to contact their local governments and demand change.
  47. alton sterling
    Issa Rae Raised More Than $200,000 for Alton Sterling’s Family in Just 9 HoursAlton Sterling was killed by police on Tuesday, leaving behind five children.
  48. police brutality
    Drake Writes Message About Alton Sterling Death“No one begins their life as a hashtag. Yet the trend of being reduced to one continues.”
  49. San Francisco Police Chief Resigns After 3rd Fatal Police Shooting in 6 MonthsPolice Chief Greg Suhr stepped down at the mayor’s request.
  50. chicago pd
    Rahm Emanuel Will Only Introduce One-Third of Suggested Chicago Police ReformsBaby steps.
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