Ben Fields

Following the horrific #AssaultAtSpringValley, the (AAPF) gathered a diverse panel of voices including students, educators and scholars to discuss how racial gaps in disciplinary policies foster an ineffective learning environment.

Joining the many talking heads discussing the termination of school resource officer Ben Fields for his excessive handling of a Black student at a South Carolina high school, two Fox 26 Houston guests squared off in a fiery debate that reveals everything that's wrong with how Black communities are portrayed in America.

In the wake of viral footage capturing the violent arrest of a Black teenage student by a school resource officer, a debate between those outraged by the now-fired Deputy Ben Fields’ actions and those who defended him has emerged. It’s a familiar, sinister one that continues to haunt Black women and girls wherever they go. […]

The South Carolina deputy who addressed reporters Tuesday afternoon doesn't believe resource officer Ben Fields is racist because of his romantic relationship with a Black woman.

On Tuesday, Roland Martin, former Virginia Governor L. Douglas Wilder, and the NewsOne Now panel discussed Comey's comments and his explanation that increasing crime rates are a result of cops being afraid to do their jobs because they don't want to be video taped.

What has been revealed is that Ben Fields has been sued twice in federal court, with a one case going to jury trial at the top of next year.