Policing

Forum Explores Widespread Discrimination Experienced by People of Color

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation forum focused on community-driven solutions to discrimination in health, housing and policing.

Women Inmates

Report: National Movement to Reduce U.S. Prison Population Has Largely Ignored Women

Women’s incarceration rates in 35 states have outpaced men’s since 1978, according to a new study from the Prison Policy Initiative.

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Donald Trump Advocates Nationwide Stop and Frisk, People Say 'Nah'

Also, one of his Ohio campaign chairs resigned after insisting there was “no racism” before President Obama.

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Why These 11 Cities Are Pushing Back Against Secret Police Surveillance

The Community Control Over Police Surveillance initiative wants the people—not law enforcement agencies—to decide how surveillance is used in communities of color.

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ICYMI: Fraternal Order of Police Endorses Trump

FOP president Chuck Canterbury: “He understands and supports our priorities and our members believe he will make America safe again.”

DOJ and Ferguson Reach Agreement on Justice System Reform

The 131-page agreement—which still awaits city council approval—covers everything from eliminating jaywalking provisions to creating a more diverse police force.

Watch: Police and Civil Rights Leaders Talk About Where We Go From Here

What happens now in Baltimore? Watch a live chat Tuesday, May 5 at 8:15am.

[Video] ICYMI: President Obama's BET Interview on Race, Policing and National Protests

“I’ll leave it to people to speculate on what I’m saying to myself or Michelle when we’re alone at night,” President Obama tells BET’s Jeff Johnson.

Officer Darren Wilson Lives in Crestwood, Black Population 1.3%

Wilson has policed two cities with majority black working class populations–which look nothing like his own.