A week after six police officers in Baltimore are arrested on charges including from murder and manslaughter for the death of Freddie Gray, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced the launching of an investigation of the Baltimore Police Department (BPD).
The surviving family members of New Yorkers killed by the police over the past decades brought their demand for a special prosecutor for police killings directly to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Capitol office in Albany.
Suzanne Ross, a veteran activist and longtime stalwart in the fight for the liberation of Mumia Abu-Jamal, was among a contingent of supporters who traveled to the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections in Mechanicsburg, Pa.
This weekend, the world will commemorate the April 4, 1968 assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Almost five decades after the murder, so much speculation still remains as to who is responsible. Although James Earl Ray initially copped a ...
A cellphone video capturing a Caucasian Baltimore police officer punching an unarmed Black male teenager in the face in an unprovoked attack contradicts the cop’s claims that he was assaulted.
Wednesday, March 4, the Justice Department said that it would not prosecute Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer who gunned down unarmed Michael Brown, 18, in broad daylight.
It was a foregone conclusion that police officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, both slain by a mentally disturbed man last year, would receive the most tributes at the recent co-naming ceremony at City Hall with Mayor Bill de Blasio ...
As residents in the southern New Jersey community of Bridgeton continue their fight for justice in the police killing of a Black man that was caught on video, some are facing criminal charges for protesting.
The reactions to the indictment of police officer Peter Liang in the Nov. 20, 2014, shooting death of Akai Gurley has been swift and pointed.
Black citizens in the southern New Jersey city of Bridgeton continue to demand answers for the police shooting of a Black man who clearly had his hands up, as seen on a dash cam video.
As the aftermath of the shooting of Michael Brown continues, it appears federal charges will not be filed against the police officer who killed the 18-year-old, unarmed Black male in 2014.
The police killing of Amadou Diallo ignited protests and debates in New York City that still rage 16 years later. The case gained national and international notoriety.
At the beginning of her appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday morning, Attorney General-designate Loretta E. Lynch delivered her opening statement.
Another police shooting of a Black man has the victim’s family and the community asking questions.
Prompted by concerns of New York banks not lending to minority groups after the mortgage and financial crisis in 2008, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s Civil Rights Bureau launched an investigation into the claims.