Aiyana Stanley-Jones

Watch This Group Update Hollywood Walk of Fame With Names of People Killed by Police

Indecline gives Tamir Rice, Aiyana Stanley-Jones and more the star treatment and declares that #BlackLivesMatter.

Required Reading: Putting America’s Legacy of Failing Black Women Into Historical Context

The Association of Black Women Historians recommends books to put the current war on black women into historical context.

Retrial Date Set for Cop in Aiyana Stanley-Jones Death

Detroit police officer Joseph Weekley still faces charges of involuntary manslaughter.

J. Cole Wants You to Reconsider the War on Drugs

The rapper dedicated his new song and video to Aiyana Stanley-Jones.

Mistrial Declared for Police Officer Who Killed Aiyana Jones

The 7-year-old was shot and killed during a police raid on her grandmother’s home.

Detroit Grieves As Aiyana Stanley Jones's Father Faces Murder Charge

The indictment came one after Officer Joseph Weekley was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the 7-year-old’s death. But what can change Detroit’s deeply flawed method of policing?

Detroit Police Officer Charged in Shooting Death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones

Joseph Weekley has been charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones.

Still More Questions Than Answers in Aiyana Stanley Jones' Killing

The Detroit police’s shooting of a 7-year-old girl has generated a lot of outrage, but a year later there’s been no demonstrable change.

Communities Remember Victims of Police Violence--and Demand Reform

As rallies mark National Anti-Police Brutality, we look back on this year’s high-profile killings.

"Detroit 1-8-7" Premieres as City Cops Still in Unwanted Spotlight

As the department courts primetime ratings, feds investigate police shooting of 7-year-old.

Feds Probe Detroit Cops' Shooting of 7-Year-Old Girl

And it’s not the first time Detroit police have been eyed by the feds amid brutality claims.

Reality TV Gig Prompts Detroit Police Chief's Ouster

Aiyana Stanley-Jones’s killing prompted some to argue that city cops have grown more violent as they’ve preened for the cameras.

Aiyana Jones: Autopsy Released, Police Under Fire

aiyana_060310.jpgLess than three weeks after the fatal shooting of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones by Detroit police, attorneys for the girl’s family are alleging an attempted cover-up while the department faces increased scrutiny over what residents call its overly aggressive tactics.

Crime, Punishment and Black Politics

Political leaders and thinkers increasingly identify criminal justice as a defining civil rights concern. But as the reaction to Aiyana Stanley-Jones’ killing suggests, that’s not always an easy sell in Black neighborhoods.

5 Ways to Channel Your Aiyana Outrage

You’ve ranted on Facebook. You’ve flamed on Twitter. What else can you do when cops shoot a 7-year-old girl? Well, we’ve got some ideas.

Aiyana Stanley-Jones and Our Confused, Grieving Hearts

Dueling Facebook pages reveal the conflicted emotions stirred when Detroit police shot a 7-year-old girl while investigating a 17-year-old boy’s murder.