blacks and police brutality

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke with the Steve Harvey Morning Show on the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, who was gunned down by police after he called 911 for help when his vehicle stalled. Clinton told Harvey about her plans to deal with racism in America and police excessive force in communities of color. Here is an excerpt: “We’ve got […]

Chicago police on Friday released body cam footage from the fatal shooting of unarmed Black teenager Paul O’Neal that shows officers firing down a street as the alleged car thief sped away and, moments later, officers handcuffing him as he lay mortally wounded behind a home on the city’s South Side, reports The Chicago Tribune. The footage shows officers firing at least 15 shots […]

The charges sound foolish, but do they sound familiar? Ramsey Orta was also arrested after filming Eric Garner's death.

Authorities say they were called to a local Taco Bell in Madison, Wisconsin, where they allegedly found Genele Laird yielding a knife.

In an email interview, Solomon-Simmons condemned the Oklahoma Department of Corrections for denying his team access to Holtzclaw, but granting access to 20/20. In February, a spokesman refused to disclose his whereabouts to NewsOne, saying it's common practice for the department to conceal the whereabouts of high-profile prisoners for their protection.

Arguing that her recent election loss could complicate an already complex investigation, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez has recused herself from prosecuting the Laquan McDonald case, reports the Chicago Tribune. Alvarez, who released a statement Thursday, said “the interests of justice after she lost the election would best be served by having an independent prosecutor […]

Days before the federal government announced a probe of the San Francisco Police in the shooting death of Mario Woods, the department's officers took a pledge to stamp out racism and intolerance.

The victim was identified as Nicholas Robertson, 28, at a news conference held by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Sunday.

Back in April, the family of Black Chicago teenager Laquan McDonald was awarded $5 million after the police shooting death of the 17-year-old. Although McDonald…

Usher teams up with Nas and rising singer/songwriter Bibi Bourelly to raise awareness about social injustice and police brutality.

The board substantiated the charge of excessive force against NYPD Officer James Frascatore -- the cop who tackled tennis star James Blake -- and recommended punishment.

The police chief of Surf City retired following an uproar over a Facebook post where he called Black Lives Matter "terrorist group"