Rio de Janeiro’s Police Killed A Record Number Of People In Three Months

By Frances Jenner, Latinamericareports.com -

Yesterday, on May 6, police snipers from a helicopter fatally shot eight people in a densely populated area of Rio de Janeiro, according to reports from the Brazilian news outlet UOL. The [...]

Outrage As Colorado Police Returned To Duty After Shooting 19-Year-Old In The Back

By Kayla Costa, Wsws.org -

On Thursday, the Colorado Springs Police Department released bodycam video footage of the police murder of 19-year-old De’Von Bailey. By Friday, a police department spokesperson announced that [...]

After Nationwide Calls For Justice And Family’s Tireless Advocacy, NYPD Fires Officer Who Killed Eric Garner

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

Civil rights advocates on Monday applauded the family of Eric Garner for their tireless advocacy over the past five years, as the NYPD announced that Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who killed [...]

This Is What Activism Does To Your Body

By Jolie A. Doggett, Huffpost.com -

August 9 marks five years since a white police officer, Darren Wilson, shot and killed an unarmed Black teenager named Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. While accounts of exactly what [...]

Police Have Killed 5,000 Americans Since Ferguson Protests

By Niles Niemuth, Wsws.org -

Friday marked five years since 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot at least six times, including once through the top of the head, and left for four-and-a-half hours to die in the street by [...]

Message From The Ferguson Grassroots, 5 Years After Michael Brown’s Death

By Staff, Colorlines.com -

We were facing an occupation right from the start. We formed our own community units to make sure that folks were eating, safe on the ground and getting what they needed. By September, we were [...]

Democratic Debate Interrupted By Protesters Calling For Firing Of NYPD Officer Who Killed Eric Garner

The opening statements at Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate in Detroit were interrupted by demonstrators protesting the death of Eric Garner and NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, whose [...]

Protest Shuts Down Highway, Marches Through Eagan’s High-End Outlet Mall

By Niko Georgiades, UnicornRiot.ninja -

Eagan, MN – Protests shut down roads around Eagan’s Outlet Mall and miles of Minnesota Highway 13 on Saturday, July 27. About 100 protesters marched through the area seeking justice for [...]

Chicago Police Tortured Victims With Electric Shocks, Burns And Beatings

By Flint Taylor, Blackagendareport.com -

Just months before we finally settled the Hampton case, Chicago was rocked by a series of fatal shootings of police officers in broad daylight. On February 9, 1982, two uniformed CPD officers, [...]

Will Chicago Get A Memorial To Honor The Survivors Of Police Torture?

By Vaidya Gullapalli, Theappeal.org -

In 2015, the Chicago City Council passed a reparations ordinance. That ordinance, the first of its kind in the country, was the city’s official acknowledgment that Jon Burge, a Chicago police [...]

Police Turn Violent In Massive Protests In Hong Kong Over Controversial Extradition Bill

By Christopher Bodeen, AP -

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police fired tear gas and high-pressure water hoses against protesters who had massed outside government headquarters Wednesday in opposition to a proposed extradition [...]

March Of The Mutilated: Injured Yellow Vests Protest Police Brutality In Paris

Several hundred people have shown up for the ‘march of the mutilated’ in Paris, protesting police brutality and demanding a ban on the weaponry law enforcement uses to control demonstrators. [...]

Endless Trials

By Alice Speri, Theintercept.com -

KEITH DAVIS JR. was supposed to die. He had been on the phone with his girlfriend when four police officers cornered him into a dimly lit garage in West Baltimore. They had mistaken him for a [...]

Hundreds Of Sacramento Students Walk Out, March To Capitol In Stephon Clark Protest

By Sawsan Morrar, Tony Bizjak, Theresa Clift, and Alex Yoon-Hendricks, Sacbee.com -

Continuing a week of civic unrest and political turmoil in Sacramento, high school and college students walked off their campuses by the hundreds Thursday to join a boisterous and at times angry [...]

More Than 80 People Arrested During Stephon Clark Protest In Sacramento

By Dominique Mosbergen, Huffpost.com -

A reporter and several clergy members were among those detained. More than 80 people were arrested in Sacramento, California, on Monday during a protest over Stephon Clark’s death. A reporter on [...]