The shooting death of Philando Castile last year landed squarely back into national headlines after Minnesota police officer Jeromino Yanez was not charged in the incident. Dashcam footage of the shooting has since surfaced, painting a disturbing picture just moments before Castile was shot and killed.
Valerie Castile, the mother of slain Black Minnesota man Philando Castile, has been vocal about her son’s case and the charges that evaded officer Jeronimo Yanez. Ms. Castile has been using social media to voice her frustrations over the matter, taking to Facebook Live to issue a message to cops which became a familiar refrain […]
Another day, another cop gets away with murder. The Minnesota police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile has been acquitted of all charges.
Michael Slager, the former Charleston, S.C. police officer that gunned down fleeing Black man Walter Scott, has pleaded guilty to the charges. The 35-year-old Slager admitted guilt for the April 2015 shooting as part of a plea agreement, and the Scott family views the moment as justice.
Police in Des Moines, Iowa have arrested 46-year-old Scott Greene, who was wanted in connection to an ambush slaying of a pair of police officers on Wednesday (Nov. 2) in the suburb section of Urbandale. Greene has a record of run-ins with police in times past, and just had an encounter with cops just two weeks […]
Deborah Danner, a Black woman with a history of mental issues, was shot and killed by the NYPD Tuesday (Oct. 18) night. NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill says his department “failed” the 66-year-old Danner after one of his sergeants gunned her down.
Stephen Rankin, a former Portsmouth, Va. police officer, was sentenced Wednesday (Oct. 12) for the 2015 shooting death of an unarmed Black teen after responding to a shoplifting call. Rankin will serve two and a half years in prison for a voluntary manslaughter charge.
Ben and Jerry’s has been one of the few major American companies to use their platform to speak out on various issues. The ice cream and frozen yogurt manufacturer showed its support of the Black Lives Matter movement via a statement and took a dig at the All Lives Matter slogan as well.
An allegedly unarmed Black man was shot and killed in San Diego County, Calif. Tuesday (Sept. 27) after the man’s sister called authorities for medical assistance. Alfred Olango was gunned down by El Cajon police after reportedly acting erratically as he was approached, but eyewitnesses accounts have somewhat contrasted with what has been made public thus […]
Betty Shelby, the Tulsa Police Department officer who shot and killed Terence Crutcher, has been officially charged with manslaughter. According to an affidavit filed Thursday, Officer Shelby overreacted in her approach to Crutcher and didn’t use proper protocol while on the scene.
Richard Sherman appears to be taking strides to move away from the All Lives Matter approach and realize that there’s an issue with race and police force in America. Sherman used his time at a NFL presser to address the shooting deaths of Terence Crutcher and Keith Scott at the hands of police, calling into […]
The troubling details surrounding the death of disabled Charlotte, N.C. man Keith Lamont Scott are still developing, and the protesters in the southern city are expressing varying levels of outrage. Tuesday evening, a clash between police officers and the protestors erupted and there are still demonstrations occurring this morning.