North Miami shooting: Police accidentally shot man, union says

A video that shows an unarmed African-American man lying in the street with his arms in the air doesn't tell the whole story of what happened when North Miami police shot the man earlier this week, a union official told ...

P.O.P. Justice Mondays hits milestone, remembers Eric Garner

The People’s Organization for Progress hosted its 25th consecutive Justice Monday protest to demand federal investigations into four active police shooting cases in New Jersey.

Miami shooting: Man shot by cops was lying down with hands up, lawyer says

Charles Kinsey said he was lying in the middle of the street with his arms raised high when police shot him in the leg.

Black men with guns

Since this nation’s bloody beginning—the decimation of Native Americans and the enslavement of Africans—nothing has been more terrifying to white America than a Black man with a gun.

In the age of Black Lives Matter, can the NAACP stay young?

The scene at the NAACP's annual convention this week was decidedly traditional: soul food stands sold lunch, gospel music filled the main hall and prayers marked speeches about Civil Rights and police brutality.

'I was an African-American before I was a police officer'

As a black man and Cincinnati's Chief of Police, Eliot Isaac lives at the center of two worlds that have collided in recent weeks after the killings of two black men at the hands of police and the fatal attacks ...

White House responds to petition to label Black Lives Matter as terrorist group

The White House denied a request from more than 140,000 people to formally designate Black Lives Matter as a terrorist group.

Brian Rice trial: Highest-ranking officer cleared in Freddie Gray death

Baltimore police Lt. Brian Rice was found not guilty of involuntary manslaughter, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office in connection with Freddie Gray's arrest and death, Judge Barry Williams ruled in a bench trial Monday.

President Obama on Baton Rouge shooting: 'Attacks on police are an attack on all of us'

President Barack Obama's statements on the Baton Rouge police shooting.

Baton Rouge shooting: 3 officers dead; shooter was Missouri man, sources say

A Missouri man ambushed and killed three law officers and wounded three others in Baton Rouge on Sunday during a time when police nationwide and in the Louisiana city in particular have been on high alert after five officers were ...

For affluent Blacks, wealth doesn't stop racial profiling

High-earning professional Black men say, they too, face challenges when dealing with police -- though sometimes the slights are less violent and more subtle.

Obama blesses the fallen officers in Dallas

In response to the shooting of police officers in Dallas last week, President Obama unleashed a barrage of words Tuesday at a memorial service for the slain officers, as if he intended each word to begin the healing process, to ...

What Black men of Dallas need you to know

It shouldn't have taken the deaths of two black men in Louisiana or Minnesota, or the countless ones before that, they say.

North Carolina law blocks release of police recordings

Citing a desire to balance "public trust" with the rights and safety of law enforcement officers, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed legislation this week that blocks the release of law enforcement recordings from body cameras or dashboard cameras with ...

Philando Castile shooting: What happened when filming stopped?

Days after police shot them, the investigations into the deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling are far from over.