3 Police Officers Indicted For Using Excessive Force And Attempted Cover-Up

By Andrew Emett, Nationofchange.org -

Accused of severely beating arrestees and attempting to cover up the repeated use of excessive force, three Indiana police officers were recently indicted on 12 counts. One of the officers is the [...]

Progressive Prosecutors, Police Accountability, And Decarceration

By Mark Manning, Towardfreedom.org -

In 2014, St. Louis County experienced periods of heightened social protests following the highly publicized shooting of Michael Brown by then-police officer Darren Wilson. According to the New [...]

New San Francisco D.A. Inherits Chance To Hold Police Accountable In Shooting Of Man With Mental Illness

By Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, Theappeal.org -

On Jan. 6, 2017, at about 4:15 a.m., San Francisco Police Department officers Colin Patino and Kenneth Cha arrived at Sean Moore’s home. Moore’s neighbor, who had a temporary restraining order [...]

A (Re)Born National “Black And Left-Led” Organization Fights For Community Control Of Police

By Glen Ford, Blackagendareport.com -

Eight-hundred organizers from 28 states gathered last weekend at the Chicago’s teachers union hall to “re-found” the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, an organization [...]

A Story Of Police Violence In France

By Ross Domoney, Roarmag.org -

ROAR is proud to present a powerful new independent documentary that tells the story of three lives affected by police violence in France during the popular uprising of the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow [...]

Police Try To Assassinate Atatiana Jefferson’s Character After Killing Her In Her Own Home

By Bruce C.T. Wright, Newsone.com -

The Fort Worth Police Department was in shameless damage control mode after one of its officers killed a Black woman in her own home by shooting his gun through a window early Saturday morning. [...]

Five Years Later, Do Black Lives Matter?

By Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Blackagendareport.com -

The autopsy report confirmed what her neighbors said happened in an apartment complex outside of Houston, Texas. Pamela Turner, a forty-four-year-old grandmother of three, was on the ground, [...]

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 [...]