#DianteYarber: California Cops Gun Down Father Of 3 In Hail Of Bullets. His Crime? Sitting In Walmart’s Parking Lot

By Kirsten West Savali, Theroot.com -

Barstow, Calif., police officers fired what sounded like more than 30 bullets into a car in Walmart’s parking lot, killing Diante “Butchie” Yarber, 26, and shooting two other passengers, [...]

Not Charging The White Officers Who Killed Alton Sterling Is A Travesty

By Colleen Kane Gielskie, Aclu.org -

On March 27, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced that his office would not bring criminal charges against the two police officers who shot and killed Alton Sterling as he lay pinned [...]

Families Of Police Victims Create Community Amidst Tragedy

By Staff, Unicornriot.ninja -

Unicorn Riot was live for the Remembering Cordale Handy Memorial Banquet, which featured emotional speeches by mothers and families impacted by police violence, entertainment, a keynote speaker, [...]

Protests Shut Down Sacramento Kings Game, Freeways Over Stephon Clark’s Death

By Carla Herreria, Huffingtonpost.com -

Black Lives Matter activists linked arms and blocked the Golden 1 Center while chanting: “Stephon Clark!” Outraged over the latest police shooting of an unarmed black man, hundreds of protesters [...]

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 [...]

Freedom Rider: Who Killed Erica Garner

By Margaret Kimberley, Blackagendareport.com -

Erica Garner was only 27-years old when she died on December 30, 2017. She was the mother of two children, one of whom was eight years old and the other just four months old. Ms. Garner became [...]

Ben Crump To Represent Family Of Teen Injured During Troy Arrest

By Anna Beahm, al.com -

Florida-based attorney Ben Crump, who has represented the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, will represent a teenager who was allegedly beaten by a Troy police officer during an [...]

Cops Killing Kids Has Got To Stop!

By Dave Lindorff, Counterpunch.org -

Six-year-old Kameron, who was shot in Bexar County outside San Antonio, Texas, wasn’t killed like Tamir Rice in Cleveland, who was mowed down by a police officer within seconds of his arrival on [...]

How Baltimore Prosecutors Pursued A Police Shooting Victim

By Brandon Soderberg, injusticetoday.com -

“Victory,” the Baltimore State’s Attorney’s Office tweeted in October after Keith Davis Jr. was found guilty of second-degree murder. Keith’s wife Kelly and members of the activist [...]

Former Police Officer Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Death Of Walter Scott

By Marina Fang, huffingtonpost.com -

By Marina Fang for The Huffington Post - Slager, then an officer in North Charleston, South Carolina, shot Scott while Scott was running away from him. A bystander captured the death on cell [...]

Lawyers For Keith Davis Jr. File Motion For New Trial

By Brandon Soderberg Baynard Woods, baltimorebeat.com -

By Brandon Soderberg Baynard Woods for Baltimore Beat - Lawyers for Keith Davis Jr., a man shot by Baltimore Police in 2015 and subsequently charged with and eventually convicted of the murder of [...]

Protesters Call For Charges Against Officer Who Killed Teen

By Staff, theamericanconservative.com -

By Staff of Associated Press - HARTFORD, Conn. — Protesters on Monday called for criminal charges against a police officer who killed an unarmed 15-year-old boy and for the release of [...]

Haitian Police Massacre Teachers & Students Fighting For Education

By Staff of San Francisco Bay View - Oct. 17 – The Moise regime attacked demonstrations throughout the country marking the anniversary of Haiti’s first coup d’etat in 1806 and the assassination [...]

Eric Garner Videographer: Ramsey Orta Can’t Breathe

By Josmar Trujillo, fair.org -

By Josmar Trujillo for FAIR - The only one punished since Eric Garner's killing is the citizen-journalist who recorded it. When we went to a New York state prison to visit Ramsey Orta, the young [...]

The Empire Comes Home

By Danny Sjursen, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Danny Sjursen for The Huffington Post - It was 11 years ago next month: my first patrol of the war and we were still learning the ropes from the army unit we were replacing. Unit swaps are [...]