Six years after Oscar Grant's tragic death at the hands of the police in Oakland, filmmaker Mohammad Gorjestani visited Grant's family, friends, and others in the community as they celebrate his birthday.
"Britain has done a great job as painting itself as the humanitarian, with the US being the torturer. But that shit ain't true."
When the government must prepare for unrest because injustice is expected from the justice system, the government's legitimacy must be called into question.
Urban Shield is a 48-hour training exercise for law enforcement agencies held in Northern California. The idea is to prepare the police for future terrorist attacks—but it's really just a bunch of officers playing war games.
In the midst of national outrage over police killing unarmed black men, no one should urge faith in the criminal justice system.
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton offers a vile defense of officers caught on camera brutalizing and killing civilians.
A federal court rules that cops can't arrest you for filming them. But this doesn't end impunity or brutality.