Florida Police Can Use Stand Your Ground Defense in Deadly Shootings, Court Rules
Critics say the decision will make it more difficult to hold law enforcement officers criminally responsible for on-duty killings.
Holiday Shopping Boycotts Condemn State Violence Against Blacks and Promote Black Economic Power
People are using hashtags such as #NotOneDime and #RedistributeThePain to indict Black Friday consumerism in the wake of ongoing systemic violence against African-Americans.
Philadelphia Govt. Releases New Documents on Brandon Tate-Brown Shooting
Fifty pages of investigation interviews and several surveillance videos were released to the attorney of Tate-Brown’s mother.
Students Use Hip Hop to Take on Police and Gang Violence
Students in a New York City high school are using hip-hop to speak their truth about police and gang violence
Sheriff's Department Wraps Up Investigation Into Tamir Rice Killing
Investigators from the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department turned over their findings in the fatal police shooting of Rice, 12, to the country prosecutor. The report has not been released to the public.
WI Families Fight to End Police Investigation of Police Custody Deaths
“Please pass this bill,” one mother pleaded.
Andy Lopez Case Still Under Investigation
The Lopez family has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the sheriff’s deputy accused of killing the 13-year old.
FBI Launches Independent Investigation Into Andy Lopez Shooting
The 13-year-old was shot dead by police last week while walking home from school.
California Teen Shot Dead by Police While Carrying a Toy Gun
Andy Lopez was walking home from school, and wearing a blue hoodie.
NYPD Officers Shot and Killed a Black Man Yesterday in his Own Home
Details about NYPD Officers shooting an African-American male in his home Thursday still remain unclear but neighbors claim that the victim had been innocent of any wrongdoing.
NYPD Officer Tries to Explain Away The 50 Shots That Killed Sean Bell
NYPD Detective Gescard Isnora is facing disciplinary action five years after Bell’s death.