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Member of Dallas-Based Black Gun Ownership Advocacy Group Says 'City Has Failed'

Yafeuh Balogun, a member of the Huey P. Newton Gun Club, criticized Dallas officials for incubating the environment of injustice in which Micha Xavier Johnson allegedly shot and killed five police officers.

Ex-Philadelphia Cops Acquitted In 2013 Beating

Sean McKnight and Kevin Robinson faced charges for aggravated assault and falsely prosecuting Najee Rivera.

Police Confirm Gym Employees Called Cops on Seattle Seahawk Kam Chancellor

Chancellor tweeted about the incident, saying he was checking out the property with an eye toward potential ownership when two employees called the police on him. 

ICYMI: 'SNL's 'Ebony and Ivory' Spoof Perfectly Captures the Double Standard Facing Cam Newton

For a show with its own diversity and racism issues, this was a pretty solid sketch.  

Former Oklahoma City Cop Daniel Holtzclaw Found Guilty of Raping and Assaulting Black Women

It was a surprising verdict for the officer, who was on trial for using his badge to attack 13 women and girls.

Dunkin' Donuts Employee Writes '#BlackLivesMatter' on Coffee Cup, Upsets Police Union

A Providence, R.I. police union is upset that an officer received a coffee cup from Dunkin’ Donuts that said “#BlackLivesMatter” on the side.

Baltimore Police Didn't Allow Rihanna Permit for Free Concert, Walking with Protestors

The superstar wanted to hold a free concert and join protesters in the wake of the protests after Freddie Gray’s murder, but was not allowed to, according to recently-surfaced internal police memos. 

Ralkina Jones: Another Black Woman Dies in Police Custody

Ralkina Jones died in a jail cell in a Cleveland suburb. Her family wants to know exactly what happened.

Report: From Tear Gas to Snipers, Dogs to Tanks, Ferguson Police Violated Mike Brown Protestors

A new report from the U.S. Justice Department says Ferguson police violated protestors’ free-speech rights, escalated tensions, and caused community distrust by withholding information and allowing cops to remove their nametags. 

Moms of Sons Killed by Police to March in D.C.

A sobering kind of Mother’s Day gathering.

In Baltimore, a Cry for Justice for Freddie Gray

Baltimore is still reeling from the police killing of Freddie Gray, the black 25-year-old who died of spinal injuries he sustained during an encounter with cops.  Here, voices from some of the protests and Gray’s funeral. 

Catching Up on Chris Rock's 'Driving While Black' Posts

The discussion about #DWB continues.

[Video] What 'Ferguson' Means for Black Men, Ages 5 to 50

Like the DOJ’s Ferguson report, not too many surprises, here.

Under Pressure, Cop Who Assaulted Black Female Professor Resigns

“I will no longer play the game that you and ASU have orchestrated in an effort to bring me down,” Ferrin wrote.

Assault Rifles, Humvees and More Go Missing in 184 Police Departments

Most police departments aren’t exactly forthcoming about the information

Eric Holder Recounts Being Harassed by Police

‘I am the attorney general of the United States. But I am also a black man,’ Holder said.

Talk of De-Militarizing Local Police Misses the Point

It’s going to take more than pulling Iraq battle tanks off Ferguson’s Main Street

Miami Area Police Chief Resigns Amid Racial Profiling Charges

One employee of a local convenience store was arrested 419 times for trespassing.

Black Man Repeatedly Arrested and Jailed for 'Trespassing' at His Workplace

Earl Sampson has been stopped and questioned 258 times, searched at least 100 times, arrested 62 times, and jailed 56 times by Miami Gardens Police, all in and around his workplace.

New Mexico Police Shoot at Minivan Full of Kids

Officers busted the back window and fired three shots at a minivan containing a black mother and her five children.