The Reverend attracted a huge crowd at his Justice for All March, but there are signs that "Hands Up, Don't Shoot!" may have moved beyond Sharpton's control.
To this day, sex workers are targeted by serial killers and other criminals and are afraid of going to the police. Tragically, their lives don't seem to matter to many people.
A new report suggests that 45-year-old Sandra McElroy, a serial liar with a history of head trauma, may have helped get Officer Darren Wilson off scot-free after killing Michael Brown.
Highlights from the year include: national security excesses, a double standard for the rich and poor, corruption, oligarchy, racially biased policing, and straight-up torture.
When cops or their supporters ask what an officer should do in a situation where someone appears to be armed, they should look at this confrontation in a Brooklyn synagogue.
Over the weekend, posters that looked like ads for the Metropolitan Police appeared all over the UK capital calling the cops institutionally racist.
Rogue journalists, the Islamic State, the torture report, and all sorts of police misconduct make this week's list.
Civil rights activists in Ferguson and New York have pinned their hopes for justice to federal investigations into police misconduct. But these probes aren't a silver bullet.
New York remains the epicenter of the "Black Lives Matter" movement, but will it amount to anything?
Martin Marceau is suing the US government because, he says, the cops shot him in the eye in 2012 and laughed at him.
The gang was so powerful in a Baltimore city jail that its leader was having the guards deliver crab imperial and Grey Goose right to his cell, according to court documents.
It's fine for conservatives to use Garner's tragic death to decry the "nanny state," but they also shouldn't ignore the racial disparities that run through the US justice system.
The Islamic State, cops, cigarette taxes, and the end of the world all make appearances on this week's list.
Also this week: A guy freaked out because he saw some mice outside a McDonald's.
Here's a sampling of how cops in online police forums are responding to the latest non-indictment of a killer officer.
Police don't need to be outfitted and trained in surveillance—they know the power of images, and how powerfully they are networked.
Hundreds were arrested but the protests remained mostly peaceful even as the tone veered from "Hands up, don't shoot!" to "Hands up, shoot back!" by night's end.
New Yorkers flooded the streets in protest last night after a grand jury declined to indict the NYPD officer w…
The police in Sunrise, Florida, are notorious for luring criminals into their jurisdiction to nab their assets, and it looks like NYPD cop Phil LeRoy is their latest victim.
People flooded the streets in response to the Staten Island grand jury's decision not to indict the cop who placed Garner in the choke hold the led to his death last July.
From his earliest days at the police academy, Tim Loehmann performed poorly.
The NYPD did some recon in Missouri last week ahead of its own grand jury decision on police violence, expected any day now.
The president claims he wants to end "militarized" police culture, but refuses to end federal programs that give military weapons to local cops.
The way to improve public perception of the police is to improve the police. Nothing else—certainly not shaming football players for protesting—will make much of a difference.