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, therealnews.com -

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, www.theguardian.com -

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, www.mintpressnews.com -

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 [...]

Newsletter – This Juneteenth, End “US Way Of War”

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. We just returned from the weekend-long United National Anti-War Coalition (UNAC) conference in Richmond, VA. This is the fourth UNAC conference since its [...]

Thousands Take To The Streets To Protest Philando Castile Verdict

By Jessica Goldstein, www,.thinkprogress.org -

By Jessica Goldstein for Think Progress. Within hours of the verdict, thousands of protestors came together at the state Capitol, starting a march toward St. Paul Cathedral. The crowd, as the [...]

Police Officer Yanez Acquitted In Shooting Death of Philando Castile

By John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group. A mostly white jury acquitted Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez of the shooting death of Philando Castile, a Black man from Twin Cities, Minnesota, during a traffic [...]

US Supreme Court Sides With Police Breaking Into Home, Shooting Couple

By Shelley Connor, www.wsws.org -

By Shelley Connor for WSWS. The Supreme Court of the United States ruled unanimously on Tuesday in favor of the police in a case involving Constitutional issues relating to an illegal search and [...]

Unarmed 15 Year Old Killed By Police In Texas

By Staff, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Staff for Popular Resistance. On Monday, the police department of the Dallas suburb of Balch Springs, Texas, changed its story on the shooting of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, who was killed by [...]

Sabal Trail Pipeline Protester Killed By Police

By Sabal Trail Resistance, www.itsgoingdown.org -

By Sabal Trail Resistance for It's Going Down. The story is still unfolding about a man, 66 year old James Leroy Marker, who lost his life to police bullets after an act of sabotage that disabled [...]

Five Years Ago Today, Trayvon Martin Was Killed

By Staff, www.rememberingtrayvon.com -

Staff for #RememberTrayvon. The murder of Trayvon Martin was the beginning of the Black Lives Matter movement that accelerated with the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO and has grown with [...]

Baltimore Police Agree To Tackle Deep, Systemic Failures

By Juliet Linderman and Eric Tucker, www.AP.org -

By Juliet Linderman and Eric Tucker for Associated Press. Vanita Gupta, the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division, said the agreement will make the city safer for everyone, [...]