'The Video Doesn't Show My Perspective': Jason Van Dyke Testifies About Shooting Laquan McDonald as Trial Draws to Close

Closing arguments are scheduled for Thursday in the shooting death of a Chicago teen, Laquan McDonald, who died at the hands of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke in 2014. The defense rested their case on Wednesday, and as early as this afternoon, a Cook County jury will decide Van Dyke’s fate, and along with it,…

Report: California Police Protected White Nationalists Who Helped Them Hunt Anti-Racism Activists

When anyone insinuates that cops are racist, they’re said to be willfully painting with too broad a brush. Sure, there might be a few bad apples, but the fact that police officers stop, arrest and kill black people in disproportionate numbers doesn’t mean that all police officers target black people. If you’re going…

Lawyer Asks Federal Judge to Dismiss Cop’s Lawsuit Against Black Lives Matter Activist

Campaign Zero co-founder and prominent activist in the Movement for Black Lives DeRay Mckesson is being sued by an unnamed Baton Rouge, La., police officer who claims he was injured during a protest in the city four days after a police officer killed Alton Sterling, and now an attorney for Mckesson is urging a federal…

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