The 1969 police raid at Stonewall Inn in New York City was a watershed moment in LGBTQ history. After years of police harassment and mistreatment, the bar’s patrons fought back. As part of the NewsHour’s coverage of the 50th anniversary,…
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg said the circumstances of the death would be thoroughly investigated.
By Associated Press
Eric Garner’s 2014 death at the hands of New York City police sparked national outrage and helped fuel the Black Lives Matter movement. The police officer at the center of the case is now facing an administrative hearing, although it…
Officer Justin Damico testified that after riding in an ambulance with the dying Garner, he went ahead on his own and filled out arrest papers listing a felony tax charge that would have required prosecutors to prove Garner, a small-time…
By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
Police shootings in African American communities have prompted public outcry in recent years, triggering a national conversation on the need for reform. A year ago, Tetrina Blalock's cousin was killed by police after being shot more than a dozen times…
By Jimmy Golen, Associated Press
The controversy over NFL players protesting during the national anthem isn’t going away, despite — or perhaps because of — team owners’ efforts to stop players from using the forum to speak out on political causes.
By Jonathan Drew, Associated Press
The case against former Asheville police officer Christopher Hickman became public only last week after a leaked body camera video showed Hickman subduing and punching the pedestrian, who was accused of jaywalking.
By Christen A. Smith, The Conversation
An anthropologist, who studies the impact of police violence on black communities, examines the ways that police violence kills black women slowly through trauma, pain and loss.
Body camera footage released after the shooting prompted local law enforcement to change its story about the series of events that led to Edwards' death.
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