The City of Atlanta is considering fines instead of jail for recreational weed possession. But if decriminalization isn't coupled with new policies on arrest quotas, financial incentives and racial profiling, the main purpose of the change could go up in smoke.
A new report from New Republic documents the training sessions the retired cop teaches people like Jeronimo Yanez, the Minnesota officer who took one of Grossman's "warrior policing" seminars before killing Philando Castile.
Freeman's production company acquired the rights to nearly 20 hours of never-before-seen footage of King reflecting on his youth and reluctant ascension to social justice figure after his infamous beating by LAPD officers.
In a just world, Ramarley Graham would be celebrating his 24th birthday today. But in 2012, New York City police followed him home from a bodega, kicked in his door and killed him in front of his grandmother and little brother. We go inside his family's five-year battle for some form of police accountability.
Ramarley Graham should be celebrating his 24th birthday today. But in 2012, NYPD officers kicked in the door of his Bronx apartment and fatally shot the unarmed 18-year-old. In honor of his memory, his mom, Constance Malcolm, spoke to Colorlines about her family's five-year fight for answers.