police brutality

This gruesome video of a man’s Rottweiler being shot to death has officially gone viral. Honestly, we wanted to avoid this story, but the disregard…

  This story is absolutely unbelievable! A 25-year-old woman, Keyarika “Shea” Diggles, was brought into the police station over an unpaid fine of $100. She was…

Debra Simmons, 55, vice-president of the Mississippi Chapter of the National Action Network (NAN), the civil rights organization founded by Rev. Al Sharpton, was violently…

For those who might wonder why a Black honor student would carry a gun, Carlos Ball eloquently explained the dual realities that exist for many…

  According to Global Grind, individuals marched to the 67th Precinct in East Flatbush to protest the killing of 16 year old  Kimani Grey by Undercover…

In an incident that is beginning to receive national attention, an off-duty Atlanta police officer was captured on video slapping and striking a woman in the face during a melee at an IHOP restaurant in Buckhead. The four women who were part of the scuffle have already secured legal representation. Atlanta attorney Bobby Aniekwu believes […]

Rodney King, the victim of a 1991 beating by Los Angeles police, is set to marry one of the jurors from his controversial civil trial.

The family of Kathryn Johnston, a 92-year-old woman who was killed in an illegal police raid has received $4.9 million, the Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced Monday morning that the estate of Kathryn Johnston, led by her niece Sarah Dozier, would be getting a $4.9 million settlement. The full city […]

Closing a key chapter in one of the most controversial police shootings in recent memory, New York City agreed on Tuesday to pay more than $7 million to settle a federal lawsuit filed by the family and two friends of Sean Bell, a 23-year-old black man who was fatally shot by the police on his wedding day.

Officials have agreed to pay $1.5 million to the daughter of a man fatally shot in the back by a transit police officer on New Year's Day 2009 in Oakland, California. A bystander's cell-phone video of the shooting on a transit platform was widely circulated on the Internet and on news shows.