STUDY: Police Killings of Unarmed Black People Traumatize Black Communities
Co-author Atheendar S. Venkataramani: “It’s really about all the kinds of insidious ways that structural racism can make people sick.”
LISTEN: 'Aftereffect' Recounts How Institutions Fail People With Disabilities
A new podcast explores the story of Arnaldo Rios Soto, an autistic man whose life turned upside down after a police officer shot his unarmed behavioral aide.
Mary J. Blige Probes Police Killing Cover-Up in 'Body Cam'
The Oscar-nominated actress and singer will star in the horror film as a police officer haunted by a supernatural presence connected to the murder of a Black child.
Read James Blake's Response to Punishment of NYPD Cop Who Assaulted Him
“It is this continued failure of the NYPD’s disciplinary system that perpetuates police abuses, brutality and misconduct, and leads to the unjust killings of civilians.”
Malcolm Jenkins Silently Uplifts NFL Players' Anti-Racist Activism
The Philadelphia Eagles safety opted not to answer reporters’ questions about the president disinviting his team. Instead, he used signs to reiterate the point of players’ protest.
Podcast Series Details Life and Death of Black Teen Killed by Baltimore Police
“The Daily” tells the story of Lavar “Nook” Montray Douglas—and the family that mourns him—in five-parts.
Sterling Brown, Milwaukee Bucks Critique Police 'Intimidation' After Arrest Video Release
The NBA player pledged legal action against the Milwaukee Police Department after it released a video of officers violently arresting him in January.
Facebook Must Protect Its Black Users [OPINION]
“The platform is a safe space for White supremacists to spew anti-Black vitriol, organize Klan rallies, and encourage physical violence against Black people without reprimand from Facebook.”
Police Violence Rips Bed-Stuy Apart in Trailer For 'Monsters and Men'
The ensemble drama, which premiered at Sundance, follows three Brooklynites in the aftermath of a police officer shooting a Black man.
WATCH: How Mainstream Media Erases Black Police Shooting Victims From Gun Control Coverage
A new video from Media Matters for America breaks down the ways many media outlets demonize Black victims of police killings.
ICYMI: Amnesty International Names Colin Kaepernick 'Ambassador of Conscience'
“This is an award that I share with all the countless people throughout the world combating the human rights violations of police officers.”
Alabama Police Violently Arrest Black Woman at Waffle House
Chikesia Clemons just wanted to file a complaint about her server with company headquarters. Instead, law enforcement officers stripped and threatened her.
WATCH: Police Violence, Gentrification Threaten Oaklander's Freedom in 'Blindspotting'
Daveed Diggs stars as a man on probation who sees a police officer shoot a Black man.
WATCH: Sandra Bland's Family Confronts Official Story in New Doc, 'Say Her Name'
HBO releases a trailer from “Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland” ahead of the film’s premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Wyatt Cenac's New Late Night Show Explores America's 'Problem Areas'
“It felt like we could talk about something that, while it seems intractable, there are ways to make a difference that don’t just involve saying, ‘We’re going to wait for the midterms!’”
LISTEN: 'Deconstructed' Podcast Interview With Stephon Clark's Fiancée
Salena Manni lost Clark to a fatal police shooting in Sacramento.
California Lawmakers Challenge Police Lethal Force Standard After Stephon Clark Shooting
The measure would permit police officers to open fire only when there is no other alternative to prevent injury or death.
I Wrote A Book With Michael Bennett. Here's Why I Stand With Him Now. [Opinion]
Dave Zirin, the co-author of “Things That Make White People Uncomfortable,” on why there’s nothing at all uncomfortable about standing by the activist athlete.
Supreme Court Says Officer Was Justified in Excessive Force Case
Justice Sotomayor, in her dissenting opinion: “It tells officers that they can shoot first and think later, and it tells the public that palpably unreason able conduct will go unpunished.”
Stephon Clark Update: Autopsy Inconsistent With Officers' Report, Deputy Hits Activist With Patrol Car
Family attorney Benjamin Crump: “This independent autopsy affirms that Stephon was not a threat to police and was slain in another senseless police killing under increasingly questionable circumstances.”