police brutality

crime

Violent 'Bacon Dispute' at Georgia IHOP Raises Questions About Police's Use of Force

“Reducing it to bacon is inflammatory, discriminatory and offensive,” said defense attorney Sarah Flack.
Bettina Makalintal
4.3.19
Broadly

Suspects in Marielle Franco's Murder Have Ties to Bolsonaro Family

The two primary suspects in the murder of the Brazilian councilwoman and activist Marielle Franco previously received honors from senator-elect Flávio Bolsonaro, the son of president Jair Bolsonaro.
VICE Brazil
1.23.19
Fighting Words

Images of Racial Violence on Social Media Are Affecting My Body and Mind

Watching videos where black people are being harmed can result in vicarious traumatization—the trauma, even though it didn't happen to you, will resonate on a mental and physical level.
George M. Johnson
1.18.19
Noisey News

Moodymann Shares Video of Distressing Altercation With Police

The iconic DJ, real name Kenny Dixon Jr., posted a distressing video to Instagram of Highland Park officers aiming rifles at him.
Shaad D’Souza
1.17.19
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

When Racism Anchors Your Health

An exploration of health disparities in America shows that even if you’re a black American in 2018 with a sound bank account, you can’t buy whiteness.
George Johnson
12.6.18
Race and Health

When Racism Anchors Your Health

An exploration of health disparities in America shows that even if you’re a black American in 2018 with a sound bank account, you can’t buy whiteness.
George M. Johnson
12.4.18
Film

A Teen Activist Gives Her Personal Take on 'The Hate U Give'

'The Hate U Give' opened to rave reviews earlier this month. But what does a Black teen activist who's been impacted by police brutality make of the film? We asked one to report back.
Roshae Harrison
10.30.18
Film

'The Hate U Give' Attempts to Advance the Gridlock on Police Brutality

Director George Tillman Jr. on why he thinks the film can squeeze empathy out of a divided nation.
Taylor Hosking
10.19.18
tv

‘Random Acts of Flyness’ Nails the Horror Show of My Black Mind

Why this HBO show is the most daring thing on TV right now.
Noel Ransome
9.6.18
blackkklansmen

We Asked the Real 'BlacKkKlansman' Some Hard Questions About Being a Black Cop

Retired undercover cop Ron Stallworth talked about what it means to align yourself with law enforcement when you're black.
Wilbert L. Cooper
8.20.18
Noisey

The Black Eyed Peas Premiere "Get It," a Charged Video About Police Brutality

The visual aims to raise awareness for police brutality and immigration reform.
Noisey Staff
7.10.18
police brutality

Sterling Brown Lawsuit Reveals Racist Facebook Memes from Cops

The Milwaukee Bucks rookie has filed a civil rights suit against the City of Milwaukee, alleging police violated the equal protection clause, used excessive force, and unlawfully arrested him.
Liam Daniel Pierce
6.19.18
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