blacks and police brutality

Sterling’s aunt Sandra Sterling referred to the Justice Department’s reported decision as “crazy.”   The U.S. Department of Justice will announce as soon as May 3 that there will be no filing of charges against the two officers who fatally shot Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana last summer, reports ABC News. From ABC News: […]

Florida cop Jonathan Aledda was arrested and charged with attempted manslaughter after shooting unarmed Black man Charles Kinsey last July.

In response, the FWPD say they will begin an internal investigation into the matter and will prepare a statement to release to the public.

Officer Matthew Luckhurst’s lawyer said that even though his client bragged about the act to his colleagues, it never really happened.   ASan Antonio, Texas police officer has been fired after putting fecal matter between two pieces of bread and feeding it to a homeless person. According to MySanAntonio.com, San Antonio City Council members were briefed about […]

“Maybe I can speak to White people… This is not who we are,” she told Steve Harvey.   Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke with the Steve Harvey Morning Show on the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, who was gunned down by police after he called 911 for help when his vehicle stalled. Clinton told Harvey about her plans […]

Fiery protests broke out Saturday in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after police shot and killed a man during a foot chase, according to NBC News. The 23-year-old victim, who was allegedly armed with a handgun, reportedly fled a traffic stop on Milwaukee’s north side Saturday afternoon, writes the news outlet: Milwaukee’s mayor said the man was struck […]

The “real danger” to them is violence within the black community, he said.   As the nation grapples with ways to combat police-involved shootings of Blacks, New York City’s Republican ex-mayor Rudy Giuliani has a theory about why the problem exists in the first place. The former prosecutor essentially blamed Black fathers for failing to teach their […]

Three 7th grade students in Honolulu took on race, privilege, and self-actualization in a podcast posted on Twitter by their teacher.

The family of a Chicago man, who was tasered as he was dragged from his holding cell by Chicago police, is slated to receive $4.9 million from the city in a settlement reached with Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration.

The victim was identified as Nicholas Robertson, 28, at a news conference held by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Sunday.

Back in April, the family of Black Chicago teenager Laquan McDonald was awarded $5 million after the police shooting death of the 17-year-old. Although McDonald…