After being pulled over for not having a license plate earlier this month, the 43-year-old was shot in the head by University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing without provocation. After Tensing got charged with murder and manslaughter, residents h…
This month has seen at least six women of color die while in custody—but some statistics show that such incidents are sadly not rare.
Meagan Taylor, a 22-year-old jailed while visiting Iowa with a friend earlier this month, got released last week after a flurry of activism drew attention to her plight—and what was probably a bogus arrest.
Topless women are having something of a moment this week in Canada, though not without conflict.
"There's no racial overtones to this show. There's nothing racial to the show," he said.
One of the authors of Encounters with Police: A Black Man's Guide to Survival talks about Sandra Bland's controversial arrest in Texas and how people of color can attempt to avoid police brutality.
Wince-inducing dashcam footage of the 28-year-old activist's arrest was released Tuesday in an apparent act of transparency, but it won't end the controversy around her death.
On the anniversary of one of the most notorious police killings in recent memory, Eric Garner's family looks back at a year of grief and activism.
The 28-year-old Black Lives Matter activist was reportedly about to start a new job when she got pulled over Friday near Houston.
Even after a year defined by allegation after allegation of horrific police brutality, this one is tough to fathom.
The death of Eric Harris has revealed a lot of shenanigans surrounding the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office.
He allegedly told the officer behind the wheel, "get me out of here, buddy, cops are everywhere tonight."
I'm a small Asian-American woman who's been treated like a "suspicious person" more times than I can count, and it's left me with unshakable paranoia around cops.
The whole thing ended with a kiss on the cop's neck, a love tap to his badge, and a reminder that some police officers are real human beings with real emotions.
A look back at some historical court cases involving people cursing at cops.
"A detective slapping a completely innocent female in the face for bumping into him, coming out of a corner chicken store."
Also this week: A cop freaked out on a former marine because he thought he was just pretending to be a former marine.
A video of officers being aggressive with some African-American teens in a Dallas suburb has ignited yet another controversy about policing and race.
The Met: Policing London put the burden of responsibility on the black community and its "suspicion" of the police, ignoring the UK's culture of institutionalized racism.
Last week, Sergeant Larry Rice responded to a call about a loose pig. The rest is history.
New rules imposed by the federal government will forbid Cleveland cops from using violence against people who are running or driving away from them.
Whether it's cops pulling back after unrest over Freddie Gray's death, the warmer weather, or systemic problems like poverty, a lot of people are getting shot in Charm City these days.
Also this week: A man allegedly shot a dog because it "made a mess."
April Brogan's undignified death in custody says a lot about how the police and society at large treat sex workers.