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Police Brutality

  1. 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.”
  2. beyhive
    Beyoncé’s Letter About Police Brutality Crashed the Congressional WebsiteBehold, the power of The Queen.
  3. moment of silence
    Beyoncé Honors Police-Brutality Victims on TourShe paused her show in Glasgow on the Formation Tour.
  4. police brutality
    Beyoncé Writes Note Condemning Police BrutalityShe’s urging people to contact their local governments and demand change.
  5. police brutality
    Beyoncé Writes Note Condemning Police BrutalityShe’s urging people to contact their local governments and demand change.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.”
  8. San Francisco Police Chief Resigns After 3rd Fatal Police Shooting in 6 MonthsPolice Chief Greg Suhr stepped down at the mayor’s request.
  9. chicago pd
    Rahm Emanuel Will Only Introduce One-Third of Suggested Chicago Police ReformsBaby steps.
  10. formation
    Beyoncé: ‘Formation’ Isn’t Anti-Police, Duh“Let’s be clear: I am against police brutality and injustice.”
  11. shootings
    L.A. Police Commission Clears Officers in Fatal Shooting of Homeless ManBystander video shows police shooting him six times during a scuffle.
  12. A Few Bad Cops Cost the Chicago P.D. MillionsOne hundred twenty-four cops account for a third of all settlements paid.
  13. police brutality
    Georgia Grand Jury Indicts Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black ManAnthony Hill was naked, unarmed, and behaving erratically when officer Robert Olsen shot him to death.
  14. Former Oklahoma Police Officer Daniel Holtzclaw Sentenced to 263 Years in PrisonHis sentences will run consecutively.
  15. police brutality
    South Carolina Cop Who Fatally Shot Walter Scott Freed on BailMichael Slager will remain under house arrest.
  16. feature
    Baltimore After Freddie Gray: A Laboratory of Urban ViolenceA year after his death, murders in the city have soared, and the relationship between violence and policing has never been more complicated.
  17. sequential art
    Batman Just Became a Victim of Police BrutalityA Caped Crusader for the post-Ferguson world.
  18. law enforcement enforcement
    Police Nonfatal Force DOJ Report A new DOJ study on the heavy-handed (but nonfatal) treatment of minority groups by cops.
  19. boycotts
    Police Union Issues Ominous Threat to Quentin Tarantino, Promises ‘Surprise’“The right time and place will come up.”
  20. police brutality
    Quentin Tarantino: ‘I’m Not a Cop Hater’“Instead of dealing with the incidents of police brutality that those people were bringing up … they single me out.”
  21. protest
    More Police Unions Across the Country Call for Quentin Tarantino Boycott“The police officers that Quentin Tarantino calls ‘murderers’ aren’t living in one of his depraved big-screen fantasies.”
  22. police brutality
    How One New York Artist Is Protesting Police BrutalityErik Madigan Heck thought making a film was going to be far more useful than writing a Facebook rant.
  23. police brutality
    Obama Acknowledges ‘All Lives Matter,’ Then Explains Why That’s Not the Point“The African-American community is not just making this up.”
  24. videology
    Watch Usher and Nas’s Racially Charged New VideoThey’ve released the song and video for free on Tidal.
  25. new york's finest
    James Blake Calls for Police Officer Who Tackled Him to Be FiredThe tennis star has vowed to use his celebrity to make the incident a catalyst for police reform. 
  26. police brutality
    Baltimore Reaches $6.4 Million Settlement With Freddie Gray’s FamilyBaltimore’s mayor stressed that the settlement was unrelated to the criminal charges against the police officers involved in Gray’s death.
  27. say her name
    5 Black Women Have Died in Jail This MonthRaynetta Taylor was found dead in a Mount Vernon holding cell on Monday.
  28. sequential art
    Writer Ales Kot Attacks ‘Bigotry’ in Comics Industry, Talks New SeriesPlus, exclusive pages from his new series!
  29. injustice
    When Police Brutalize Pregnant WomenA seemingly isolated incident begins to look more like a persistent problem.
  30. How a Judge Managed to Acquit the Cleveland Cop Who Fired 49 RoundsAll norms fall away when a police officer is on trial.
  31. police brutality
    Cleveland Agrees to Implement Strict Rules to Prevent Police BrutalityThe Justice Department demands that the city change its policing after getting national attention for brutality.
  32. cleveland
    71 Arrested During Last Night’s Protests Over Cleveland Cop’s AcquittalHundreds of protesters had taken to the streets in response to yesterday’s acquittal of a white cop charged in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black couple. More protests are planned.
  33. police shootings
    Cleveland Cop Acquitted of Manslaughter in Deaths of Unarmed Black CoupleHe had fired 49 times at their car, including at least 15 shots at close range.
  34. black lives matter
    Topless Protesters Rally for Female Victims of Police BrutalityProtesters shut down traffic in San Francisco yesterday to draw attention to the black women who have been killed by police.
  35. freddie gray
    All 6 Police Officers Indicted in the Death of Freddie GrayA grand jury has approved charges against the Baltimore cops, but is the city’s skyrocketing crime a result of the fallout?
  36. baltimore
    Reports: Freddie Gray Broke His Neck in Police Van — But Not IntentionallyThe second prisoner says police are misconstruing his statement.
  37. freddie gray
    Police Leak Claims Freddie Gray Was ‘Intentionally Trying to Injure Himself’But a source close to one of the officers says he was hurt before he was put in the police van.
  38. black lives matter
    It’s Time to Talk About the Female Victims of Police BrutalityTheir stories don’t fit the conventional narrative, but they need to be heard.
  39. baltimore riots
    What Is There to Say About the Baltimore Riots?Much of the commentary is channeling the protesters’ outrage and sense of injustice. 
  40. police brutality
    ‘Rough Ride’ in Police Van May Have Caused Freddie Gray’s Fatal Spine InjuryThe police commissioner confirmed he wasn’t wearing a seat belt.
  41. crimes and misdemeanors
    Why Did a Baltimore Man Die of a Spinal Injury While in Police Custody?Six officers have been suspended, but police say they have no idea how the 25-year-old was hurt.
  42. protests
    NYC Protest Against Police Brutality Ends With Arrests, AssaultsDemonstrators briefly shut down the Brooklyn Bridge.
  43. videology
    Run the Jewels’ New Video Beautifully Exposes the ‘Futility’ of Police Brutality“This video represents the futile and exhausting existence of a purgatory-like law enforcement system.”
  44. police brutality
    Bloody Arrest of Black UVA Student Sparks Protest Over Police BrutalityVirginia’s governor has ordered an investigation.
  45. shootings
    Video Shows LAPD Fatally Shooting a Homeless ManOfficers are heard shouting “drop the gun” before firing five shots.
  46. crimes and misdemeanors
    Video Shows NYPD Officer Punching Boy During ArrestThe Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating.
  47. police brutality
    Dave Chappelle Says He Was Choked by a Police Officer in New OrleansChappelle told a stand-up crowd the incident happened when he was shooting a movie.
  48. eric garner
    25 Activities Black People Should Avoid Around Cops“Don’t ____ and maybe they won’t kill you.”
  49. new york's finest
    Live Blog: Grand Jury Announces No Charges in Death of Eric Garner NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo has been cleared.
  50. crimes and misdemeanors
    Grand Jury’s Decision on Eric Garner Case Expected Very SoonAs soon as today.
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