Even though she was brandishing a steak knife, when Decynthia Clements emerged from her SUV and walked toward Elgin, Ill., law enforcement officers, it seemed as if the cops had everything under control. Clements’ truck was immobilized and surrounded by at least seven officers. A K-9 unit was on the scene. The officer…
A Harris County, Texas, deputy was caught on video fatally shooting an unarmed man who was walking in the middle of a street intersection with his pants around his ankles.
The cast and crew of the Netflix series Dear White People are honoring the life and legacy of Jordan Edwards with a scholarship fund created in partnership with Jordan’s family and the Black Alumni Association.
Editor’s note: The video of this shooting incident is graphic. Please view with caution.
A Cook County, Ill., judge said he wanted to hear from the police officers involved in the Laquan McDonald shooting case, including conversations they had with the police officer charged with the premeditated murder of the 17-year-old from Chicago.
Another young person of color is dead after being shot by two New York City police officers Saturday.
It’s almost as if Colin Kaepernick has given those in the sports realm the green light to express the frustration they may feel at the relentless (and avoidable) death of black people at the hands of police.
In the last year, there has been a hashtag directed toward law enforcement all over the nation: #DeEscalateDontKill.
A former Atlanta police officer, terminated July 1 for his part in the shooting death of a robbery suspect, has been charged with felony murder, reports WSB-TV Atlanta.
A road rage incident involving an off-duty New York City police officer and a 37-year-old man turned deadly after the officer opened fire during a heated confrontation, authorities say.