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Killed by the Cops [INFOGRAPHIC] Infographic

Killed by the Cops [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Jamilah King on November 26 2014, 7:35PM

Black men are disproportionally killed by police. Can law enforcement be held accountable in a justice system that’s set up to support their actions?

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson

DOJ Releases Holder Video Statement Ahead of Wilson Indictment Decision

DOJ Releases Holder Video Statement Ahead of Wilson Indictment Decision

by Aura Bogado on November 21 2014, 3:34PM

One area district closes schools next week ahead of an anticipated decision.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

75 Planned Actions for Darren Wilson Grand Jury Decision

75 Planned Actions for Darren Wilson Grand Jury Decision

by Aura Bogado on November 18 2014, 1:08PM

And the list is growing.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

J-Live Drops Song Against Police Brutality Called 'I Am a Man'

J-Live Drops Song Against Police Brutality Called ‘I Am a Man’

by Jamilah King on October 29 2014, 10:17AM

It’s from the Brooklyn M.C.’s new album “Around the Sun.”

Topics: Culture

Brooklyn D.A. Investigates Video Showing Cop Taking Money from Man

Brooklyn D.A. Investigates Video Showing Cop Taking Money from Man

by Aura Bogado on October 10 2014, 11:50AM

Lamard Joye wasn’t arrested and he never got his money back.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

New Video Captures NYPD Beating Unarmed 16-Year-Old

New Video Captures NYPD Beating Unarmed 16-Year-Old

by Carla Murphy on October 8 2014, 1:10PM

A grand jury could meet next week to assess criminal charges for two officer.s

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

$75 Million Suit Being Filed by Eric Garner's Family

$75 Million Suit Being Filed by Eric Garner’s Family

by Carla Murphy on October 7 2014, 5:02PM

Medical examiner ruled Garner’s death a homicide

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

In Sunset Park, Brooklyn, Demands for Police Accountability

In Sunset Park, Brooklyn, Demands for Police Accountability

by Aura Bogado on October 3 2014, 7:00AM

The mostly Latino and Chinese neighborhood is the latest site of protests against police brutality.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Free After 3 Years: Chicago's Jon Burge Who Tortured 100 Black Men

Free After 3 Years: Chicago’s Jon Burge Who Tortured 100 Black Men

by Carla Murphy on October 2 2014, 12:58PM

Burge, 66, will be released to a halfway house in Tampa, Florida.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Marlene Pinnock's Settlement Could Shift Cop Accountability

Marlene Pinnock’s Settlement Could Shift Cop Accountability

by Julianne Hing on September 26 2014, 4:10PM

Pinnock’s attorney vows: “I’m not done.”

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

No Indictment for Officers Involved in John Crawford's Killing at Walmart

No Indictment for Officers Involved in John Crawford’s Killing at Walmart

by Aura Bogado on September 24 2014, 1:55PM

An Ohio grand jury has declined to indict officers who killed Crawford for holding a toy gun.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Everything You Need to Know About Michael Brown's Juvie Record

Everything You Need to Know About Michael Brown’s Juvie Record

by Aura Bogado on September 12 2014, 4:43PM

It’s all in this open lette.r

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Get on the Bus: Inside the Black Life Matters 'Freedom Ride' to Ferguson

Get on the Bus: Inside the Black Life Matters ‘Freedom Ride’ to Ferguson

by Akiba Solomon on September 5 2014, 11:00AM

Over Labor Day weekend, Akiba Solomon took a 21-hour bus ride to Michael Brown’s town with a group of black activists traveling under the name Black Life Matters. Here’s some of what happened during the jam-packed days.

Topics: Dispatches, Ferguson

Oklahoma Cop Held on Rape Charges Also Accused of Wrongful Death

Oklahoma Cop Held on Rape Charges Also Accused of Wrongful Death

by Aura Bogado on September 4 2014, 1:43PM

Holtzclaw is accused of hogtying a black man ‘with malicious intent.’

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Hours After Brown's Killing, Police in Ferguson Let K-9 Urinate on Memorial Site

Hours After Brown’s Killing, Police in Ferguson Let K-9 Urinate on Memorial Site

by Aura Bogado on August 27 2014, 11:47AM

‘The day brought other indignities for Brown’s family, and the community.’

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

CHP Officer Who Beat Marlene Pinnock May Face Criminal Charges

CHP Officer Who Beat Marlene Pinnock May Face Criminal Charges

by Julianne Hing on August 21 2014, 2:35PM

The cop who beat Pinnock has been on paid leave.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Eyewitness Video of Kajieme Powell Shooting Contradicts Police Story

Eyewitness Video of Kajieme Powell Shooting Contradicts Police Story

by Raven Rakia on August 21 2014, 2:09PM

Officers showed up with their guns already drawn—which is inconsistent with the police chief’s statement

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Ramarley Graham's Parents Drop Off Petition, Rally For Federal Investigation

Ramarley Graham’s Parents Drop Off Petition, Rally For Federal Investigation

by Raven Rakia on August 21 2014, 11:51AM

The petition has more than 33,000 signatures

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Another Night in Ferguson: Arrests, Pepper Spray and Gun Aimed Right to the Chest

Another Night in Ferguson: Arrests, Pepper Spray and Gun Aimed Right to the Chest

by Raven Rakia on August 20 2014, 2:53PM

47 people were arrested for failure to disperse on Tuesday night

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

LAPD Holds Back Shooting Victim Ezell Ford's Autopsy

LAPD Holds Back Shooting Victim Ezell Ford’s Autopsy

by Julianne Hing on August 19 2014, 5:17PM

Ford’s mother says her 25-year-old son was lying facedown on the ground when he was shot in the back by police.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

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