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

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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

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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, [...]

Police Killed More Native Americans In 2016 Than Previous Year

By Simon Moya-Smith, www.indiancountrymedianetwork.com -

By Simon Moya-Smith for Indian Country Media Network. The number of Native Americans killed by police nearly doubled in 2016 compared to the previous year, according to reports. Last year, an [...]

Does Jeff Sessions At DOJ Signal Death Of Police Reform?

By Adeshina Emmanuel, www.inthesetimes.com -

By Adeshina Emmanuel for In These Times. President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Senator Jeff Sessions (R – AL), a longtime ally, to become his attorney general. Sessions is known as an [...]

Erica Garner: Why We Can’t Let Cops Get Bonuses For Corruption

By Erica Snipes-Garner, www.alternet.org -

By Erica Snipes-Garner for Alternet. NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo killed my father, Eric B. Garner, on July 17, 2014. The idea that Pantaleo receives a substantial increase in pay after murdering [...]

Mysterious Private Police Force That’s Killing People

By Carimah Townes, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Carimah Townes for Think Progress - The last time Beverly Smith had a full conversation with her son, Alonzo, was October 30, 2015. It was a Friday, and even though the weekend had just begun, [...]