Police Officer Jason Van Dyke’s arrest for first-degree murder is just the latest in a series of controversial cases where officers have used extreme force against civilians. For some perspective on the situation, Judy Woodruff speaks to David Klinger of…
By PBS NewsHour
A Chicago police officer was charged with first degree murder and held without bail Tuesday for shooting a black teenager 16 times, an encounter that was caught on the squad car’s dash cam.
By Corinne Segal
“Dear White America” is a sprawling testimony to the effects of racial violence in the U.S.
By Joshua Barajas
At Spring Valley high school pic.twitter.com/ScWrJz6x6J — Yessenia (@Motive__Money) October 26, 2015 Richland County sheriff’s department will hold a news conference to announce the results of its investigation into Monday’s incident…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Defending the Black Lives Matter movement, President Barack Obama said Thursday the protests are giving voice to a problem happening only in African-American communities.
The Chicago Police Department is again being accused to have violated the civil rights of suspects and is under the microscope.
By Joshua Barajas
The Baltimore city board approved a $6.4 million settlement Wednesday in the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who sustained a fatal spinal injury while in police custody in April.
Protesters and Baltimore Police started gathering this morning before today’s pretrial hearing for the six officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray.
By DeRay McKesson
Mike Brown should be alive today. He should be home from his first year at college, visiting friends and enjoying summer as he prepares to return to campus.
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