Now that the feds have declined to press civil rights charges against Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown, police reformers are mulling their next move.
We now have specific examples of what it's like to be black and live there—and it sounds a lot like being a character in a dystopian novel.
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According to them, I was stopped because of my "lack of personal hygiene and dirty clothes."
Known alternately as "Africa" and "Cameroon," the victim of Sunday's LAPD shooting did drugs, but also maintained a deep spirituality and struggled with mental problems.
I've been writing this Bad Cop Blotter column for more than 18 months, and the pre-Ferguson, post-Ferguson divide is palpable—if only in a media-giving-a-shit kind of a way.
A Facebook video of the shooting quickly racked up millions of views.
Experts say a proposed bill on mandatory sentencing will target young Indigenous Australians.
"There is an unspoken violence that exists in the way we treat each other on the streets in New York. Instead of trying to romanticize that, I'd rather show it plain."
The late actor's character from the 1980s movie Road House is reportedly being used to teach New York City cops how to play nice.
Gay activists in NZ say they're tired of banks getting into bed with them for profits. And now they've got the pink paint to prove it.
Antonio Zambrano-Montes was shot after throwing rocks and cars, but the cops are unlikely to face charges over his death.
Gay or straight, relationship or no relationship, context is completely irrelevant if you've said "no."
New York City cops are lumping dance crews together with actual street gangs, and experts say this assumption is dangerously misguided.
A video camera captured a man in Oregon giving himself two black eyes in a jail cell before claiming the cops were responsible.
LA street cop Bryan Vila met a guy in a bar who offered him a job on the Micronesian island of Saipan. He took it and ended up staying for six years, dealing with everything from political uprisings to a prison escape.
A Michigan woman wants to publicly name and shame people who mistreat kids, but there are always pitfalls to such schemes.
Covered from head to toe in a traditional black cloak and donning an automatic assault rifle on her broad shoulders, 53-year-old Firoza has been defending the people of her town for the past three years.
The rally – in honour of same-sex, inter-caste and inter-faith marriages – was shut down almost immediately by local police.
For a lot of American Muslims, conversations with their kids about the perils of interacting with police or security officers came up in the wake of 9/11—and have resurfaced after the murders in Chapel Hill.
Peter Liang is just the fourth New York City cop to be indicted for killing someone since 1999.
Anthropologist David Graeber followed up his international best seller Debt: The First 5000 Years with an attack on capitalism's love affair with bureaucracy, asking why our lives revolve around forms, fines, and threats.
The welcome streak comes after weeks of tension between the NYPD and Mayor Bill de Blasio.
After asking to change her journey, she was kicked out of the car on the side of the road. When she called another Uber driver to come and help, he drove off as well.