Police Violence

These flags from different tribal nations once dotted Flag Road in the Oceti Sakowin Camp. Now, authorities have cleared out the camp and are on track to begin cleanup.

Tribal Chairman Responds to White House After 46 Arrested During DAPL Camp Evacuation

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is contradicting the administration's claims that it was in contact with them during the militarized raid.

Protesters kneel with their hands up.

Protestors Demand Charges for LAPD Officer Caught on Tape Shooting Gun Near Teens

Witnesses say the off-duty officer was upset that a girl walked across his grass.

Campers set structures on fire in preparation of the Army Corp's 2 p.m. CT deadline to leave the Oceti Sakowin protest camp on February 22, 2017, in Cannon Ball, North Dakota.

What 4 Indigenous Women Have to Say About Standing Rock's Ongoing Fight

Authorities are clearing out the Oceti Sakowin Camp, though water protectors remain. What does the end of the largest camp mean for the movement?

Campers prepare for the Army Corp's 2 p.m. deadline to leave the Oceti Sakowin protest camp on February 22, 2017 in Cannon Ball, North Dakota.

Police Move in on Water Protectors Who Remain at Standing Rock

Officers have reportedly arrested six people.

Black woman in blue denim vest and pink t-shirt holds black sign with white text while standing next to Black woman in green shirt and red bandanna and white mask

'Whose Streets?' Filmmakers Discuss Activism, Emotional Toll of Working in Ferguson

The team behind the Ferguson Uprising documentary talked to Remezcla about what made the film difficult to create.

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Sankofa.org and Tidal Honor Victims of Police and Racist Violence with Visual EP, '17'

The 17-minute short film depicts a day in the life of a Black teen that ends in a tragic encounter with police. It features music from Raphael Saadiq, Ty Dolla $ign, Mali Music and Elijah Blake—and it's available without a subscription.

A protester holds a Black Lives Matter placard during march in reaction to the fatal police shooting of unarmed black man, Alfred Olango, on September 30, 2016, in El Cajon, California.

STUDY: Police Kill Unarmed Black Civilians at Higher Rates Than White

The report also called for an improved government database to track use-of-force incidents.

Black people in silhouette with hands raised stand in street under dim yellow light with blue and red police lights in the background

Magnolia Pictures Acquires Ferguson Uprising Doc, 'Whose Streets?'

The company, which also distributed "I Am Not Your Negro," plans to release "Whose Streets?" this summer. 

Black woman in black jacket and red scarf holding white megaphone in front of supporters holding black and white signs with multi-colored text and an enlarged photograph of a Black man in an orange shirt

5 Years After Ramarley Graham's Death, Supporters Still Demand Justice from NYPD

Hundreds of protesters called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to fire Richard Haste, the NYPD officer who fatally shot Graham in 2012.

Black man in black hoodie next to White man driving car in green-brown flannel against brown background

Black Cop Takes on Crooked Boss in 'Training Day' Television Series

The new race-swapped series, based on Antoine Fuqua's 2001 film of the same name, premieres tonight on CBS.

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Trayvon Martin's Parents Consider Run for Political Office

Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin's memoir, "Rest In Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin," is now available.

Black woman in white t-shirt and black pants next to Black girl in grey sweatshirt and black pants next to Black girl in black sweatshirt and khaki pants with Black woman with black shirt and brown purse in background, all against brown fence

Fort Worth PD Drops Charges Against Black Family and Officer Following Violent Arrest

The charges were dropped after The Root published the leaked body camera video of Officer William Martin arresting Craig and two of her daughters.

White people take photo with police wearing riot gear in the background

READ: Why It's Dangerous to Celebrate the Lack of Arrests at the Women's March on Washington

Jess Zimmerman: “The high-fives of cops at the Women’s March and the blows raining down on BLM are the front and back of the same hand.”

Latinx man, Black man

Chicago Cop Indicted For Killing Jose Nieves

Prosecutors charged Lowell Houser with first-degree murder.

A map of where the pipeline will cut through in Suwannee County, Florida, where yesterday's arrests happened. The pipeline crosses over the Suwannee River in the map's northwest portion, seen above.

Direct Actions Against Pipeline in Florida Leads to 8 Arrests

Those arrested include two women who locked themselves to a construction truck.

Protestors hold banner that says, "Rise up for Ramarley Graham"

NYPD Disciplinary Hearing Begins for Cop Who Killed Ramarley Graham

Officer Richard Haste shot the unarmed teenager in his home in February 2012.

Black woman in suit speaks, two men stand behind her

DOJ: Chicago PD Uses Excessive Force in Communities of Color

The Department of Justice’s investigation was sparked by the death of Laquan McDonald at the hands of former officer Jason Van Dyke.

Black child holds black sign with white text reading "#ILoveBaltimore" while sitting on shoulders next to Black adults holding black signs with white text reading "#BlackLivesMatter" and "Justice for Freddie Gray" amidst yellow sun glare

Department of Justice, Baltimore Officials Reach Deal on Proposed Police Reforms

The city's public spending board approved the consent decree, which now requires a U.S. District Court judge's confirmation.

White man in navy police uniform and black sunglasses on top of Black woman in blue jeans and white shirt against grey pavement

Texas Cop Suspended 10 Days For Violent Arrest of Black Woman, Daughters

Jacqueline Craig's attorney: "I don't care how many Black faces [the Fort Worth Police Department puts] in uniform, they put a message out that our lives are less valuable."

White man speaks into a microphone

WATCH: Senator Cory Booker to Testify Against Jeff Sessions

It’s the first time a U.S. senator has gone on the record against a colleague during a confirmation hearing.