Banner Hang For Stephon Clark: One Month Anniversary

By Kristina Flores, Medium. -

Sacramento- On the one-month anniversary of Stephon Clark’s murder by Sacramento Police Department, concerned community members hung a 75 foot banner from Sacramento’s Tower Bridge reading “They [...]

Cops Arrest 2 Black Men Sitting In Starbucks For ‘Trespassing’

By Hilary Hanson, Huffington Post -

A video showing Philadelphia police officers handcuffing and removing two black men from a Starbucks store has gone viral and incited allegations of racism, but the police commissioner insists [...]

Stephan House, Draylen Mason, Stephon Clark: Terror Victims

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The word terrorism is both over used and useless. It generally refers to the actions of the American government’s political enemies. It is rarely used to describe the wanton killing that is [...]

Super Bowl Protests For Economic, Racial and Immigrant Justice

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

With the attention of the country focused on Minneapolis, MN people seeking economic and racial justice used the opportunity to get their message out through protest and resistance actions. Rebel [...]

6 Elements Of Police Spin: An Object Lesson In Copspeak

By Adam Johnson, Fair.org -

The addition of “involved” to these headlines adds nothing, obscures much and takes longer to read. The first ought to say, “Deputy Shoots Teen to Death in Franklin County Courtroom” (9 vs. 11 [...]

Previously Anonymous Police Officers Named In ACLU Suit For J20 Abuses

By Baynard Woods, Therealnews.com -

In a new filing, amending a pending lawsuit against Washington D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department, the ACLU named 27 police officers who they say violated the constitutional rights of several [...]

How Ceasefire Has Changed This Organizer And Baltimore

By Lisa Snowden-McCray, www.baltimorebeat.com -

By Lisa Snowden-McCray for Baltimore Beat. Baltimore, MD - Just a few days after the second 72-hour Baltimore Ceasefire weekend, which ran from Nov. 3-5, Erricka Bridgeford and I are sitting in [...]

Standing Rock Police Violence Lawsuit Moves Toward Trial

By Water Protector Legal Collective, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Water Protector Legal Collective. Dundon v. Kirchmeier is a federal civil rights class action lawsuit challenging police violence on the night of November 20-21, 2016, at Backwater Bridge near [...]

Chicago Funds Police Force That Abuses, Under-funds Education

By Dave Stieber, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Dave Stieber for Huffington Post. Mayor Emanuel thinks the police are deserving of a new $95 million training facility. Just another example of Rahm using taxpayer money for anything and [...]

Envisioning The US Without Police Violence & Control

By Rashmee Kumar.theintercept.com -

By Rashmee Kumar for the Intercept. Starting with the “original police force,” the London Metropolitan Police, Vitale provides a succinct historical framework to understand how police in the U.S. [...]

Police Reportedly Claim A Brooklyn Teen Consented To Sex In Custody

By Natasha Lennard, www.theintercept.com -

By Natasha Lennard for The Intercept - ON SEPTEMBER 28, attorney Michael David filed notice of a claim against the New York Police Department, the City of New York, and two unnamed police [...]

Convicted, But Still Policing

By Jennifer Bjorhus and MaryJo Webster, www.startribune.com -

By Jennifer Bjorhus and MaryJo Webster for Star Tribune - The creation of the POST Board in 1977 made Minnesota a pioneer in police accountability. A series of highly publicized police shootings [...]

Blockade Illustrates Why Chicago Is Not A Sanctuary City

By Staff, www.organzedcommunities.org -

By Organized Communities Against Deportations. Chicago, IL – Three life-size representations of statistics that show how Chicago and Mayor Emanuel have failed to live up to the claim of being a [...]

Bigoted, Unprofessional Police Chief Backed By Governor

By William Boardman, www.readersupportednews.org -

By William Boardman for Reader Supported News - This is an unsurprisingly nasty internet meme that was publicly shared by the director of the Michigan State Police on her Facebook page on Sunday, [...]

D.C. Police Threw More Than 70 Grenades At Inauguration Protesters

By Baynard Woods, www.therealnews.com -

By Baynard Woods for The Real News Network - MPD deployed the weapons during massive protests of Donald Trump’s inauguration. At some point around 10:00 a.m. on the morning of the inauguration [...]