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19-Year-Old Calif. Woman, ‘Mistaken’ for Bald Black Man, Files Excessive-Force Claim Against City of Bakersfield

A Bakersfield, Calif., young woman, who said she was confronted by police at gunpoint after they somehow mistook her for a larger, bald black man suspected of threatening people with a machete at a nearby grocery store, has now filed a claim against the city, claiming that her civil rights were violated and that…

2 White Cops Steal Weed From Evidence Locker, Sell It and Get Off With Probation Because Their Families Had ‘Already Suffered’

Imagine being a sheriff’s deputy and being so white that after you and your fellow deputy confess to stealing weed from the sheriff’s office’s evidence locker, selling it in the community with the help of a former snitch who puts it out on the street for you, and then sharing the profits in a three-way split, a…

3 Years After Jahi McMath Was Declared Dead, Family Still Fights to Have Her Death Certificate Overturned 

It has been more than three years since Jahi McMath, a California teenager, was declared dead after going into cardiac arrest following what was meant to be a routine surgery to remove her tonsils and help her sleep apnea. However, a Northern California judge is expected to determine soon whether or not to revoke her…