Newly Released Video Shows Jailed Black Man Died In Custody

By Connor Perrett, Insider. -

Newly released video footage shows a Black man in custody in medical distress, repeatedly telling corrections officers he couldn't breathe as officers struggled to detain him after he experienced [...]

Memorials, Protests On The 6th Anniversary Of Michael Brown’s Death

By Bryce Gray and Rachel Rice, St. Louis Post-Dispatch. -

People gathered in a Ferguson street Sunday to mark the sixth anniversary of the shooting death of local teenager Michael Brown by a police officer — an event that not only resonated throughout [...]

Lawyers: Breonna Taylor Warrant Connected To Gentrification Plan

By Phillip M. Bailey and Tessa Duvall, Louisville Courier Journal.   -

"Breonna’s home should never have had police there in the first place," the attorneys wrote in the filing. "When the layers are peeled back, the origin of Breonna’s home being raided by police [...]

The Murder Of George Floyd Is Normal In An Abnormal Society

By Vijay Prashad,  Globetrotter, a project of the Independent Media Institute. -

The recent murder of George Floyd in the US is sadly unsurprising in a country that upholds capitalist exploitation through white supremacy There is no need to wonder why George Floyd (age 46) [...]

Another Police Killing During COVID-19

By Jamal Rich, People's World. -

Silver Spring, MD - On May 7, 2020, a 30-year old Black man was killed by police in the White Oak suburb of Silver Spring, Md., outside his home. His name was Finan Berhe, a member of the local [...]

What Will It Take To Stop The Police From Killing?

By The Collective, Anarchist News. -

We’ve reached a breaking point. The murders of George Floyd—and Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and the other Black people whose lives were ended by police just this month—are only the latest in a [...]

The Whole Damn System Is Guilty As Hell: Taking Control Of Police

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance   -

The entire system of policing in the United States is in crisis. Police murdering civilians has become a too common nightmare across the United States. The police murders of Michael Brown in [...]

The Van Dyke Guilty Verdict A Victory For Black Lives Movement

By Miles Kamph-Lassin, In These Times   -

Chicago has long been a city on the brink. Decades of racial stratification, disinvestment, segregation and endemic poverty have left large swaths of the population struggling to survive, while [...]

Protests Erupt After Stephon Clark Autopsy Contradicts Police

By Sharon Burnstein, Reuters -

About 200 demonstrators squared off with police in riot gear overnight in California’s capital and more protests are planned for Saturday, after an autopsy on Stephon Clark contradicted the [...]

Autopsy: Clark Shot Seven Times In The Back

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

The killing of Stephon Clark continues to result in mass protests before and after his funeral. Anger increased as an independent autopsy showed that Clark was never facing the police when he was [...]

Protests In Sacramento Over Stephon Clark Shooting Continue

By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman, Huffington Post -

More than a week after 22-year-old Stephon Clark was fatally shot by police in Sacramento, California, protests in the city have shown no signs of stopping. On Wednesday, protesters again took [...]

One Year After, Portland Still Protests Murder Of Quanice Hayes

By pdx law grrrl, Twitter. -

On February 9, 2017 a Portland police officer shot & killed 17-year-old Quanice Hayes. After Quanice was killed cops found a toy gun. Not a single police officer told the grand jury that they saw [...]

Over 300 Arrested in St. Louis: It’s About More Than Police Brutality

By Jaisal Noor, -

By Jaisal Noor for the Real News. Jason Stockley for killing 24-year-old Anthony Lamar Smith in 2011. 143 people were arrested on a highway protest on Tuesday alone, including two journalists [...]

Police Arrest 32 In St Louis After Acquittal Of Police Officer Jason Stockley

By Amanda Holpuch, -

By Amanda Holpuch for the Guardian. Mostly peaceful demonstrations followed a not-guilty verdict in the murder trial of a white former police officer who shot and killed a black motorist St [...]

2017 Deadliest On Record For Killings By Police

By Rachel Blevins, -

By Rachel Blevins for Mint Press News - In 2017 alone, police have killed 746 people in the U.S., according to the Killed By Police database, which puts this year on pace to become the deadliest [...]