blacks and police brutality

An unidentified cop in Sacramento, California is under investigation after being caught on video repeatedly punching a Black man accused of jaywalking during a violent arrest Monday.

Florida cop Jonathan Aledda was arrested and charged with attempted manslaughter after shooting unarmed Black man Charles Kinsey last July.

The NAACP chapter in Grand Rapids, Michigan and community organizers have joined together to fight local police practices involving community members after five unarmed Black teens were stopped and searched at gunpoint in March.

Two Ohio police officers are under investigation after using a taser on a 12-year-old African-American girl who they said attacked them and caused a disturbance while refusing to leave a skating rink.

Donald J. Trump’s first month in office ended with at least 105 people killed by police, the highest number of people killed by U.S. police in any one month since 2015.

Newly released dash-cam video shows police tackling and beating a Black Northwestern University doctoral student in Evanston, Illinois after suspecting him of stealing a car that belonged to him.

In response, the FWPD say they will begin an internal investigation into the matter and will prepare a statement to release to the public.

A new study from Drexel University says that Black people are 2.8 and 1.7 times more likely to die during encounters with police than White people and Hispanics, respectively.

The city of New Orleans announced a $13.3 million settlement stemming from several police brutality cases in the weeks before and after Hurricane Katrina.

Fiery protests broke out Saturday in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after police shot and killed a man during a foot chase, according to NBC News. The 23-year-old victim, who was allegedly armed with a handgun, reportedly fled a traffic stop on Milwaukee’s north side Saturday afternoon, writes the news outlet: Milwaukee’s mayor said the man was struck […]