Topic: Police brutality

  • Artists and writers for Mike Brown

    We condemn the police murder of Michael Brown and unconditionally support all the protesters of Ferguson.

  • Pure propaganda for the warrior police

    A hopelessly biased and myopic CNN segment reduced the militarization of police departments to one bank robbery.

  • Making sure the world remembers

    The powerful public funeral for Mike Brown turned out thousands of people--and raised questions about the next steps in this struggle.

  • Putting Larry's killer on trial

    Austin, Texas, Detective Charles Kleinert is finally on trial for the killing of Larry Jackson, committed over a year ago.

  • Ferguson is a test

    It might not be on the new Common Core exams, but the killing of Michael Brown is a test for our nation's schools nonetheless.

  • New York stands up for the victims of police

    Thousands of protesters marched in Staten Island to demand justice for Eric Garner and other victims of police brutality.

  • We are all watching Ferguson

    The police shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Mo., caused shock waves across the U.S.--and inspired solidarity actions.

  • A civil liberties emergency

    An ACLU staffer present at the protests in Ferguson, Mo., describes the routine violations of basic rights that he's witnessed.

  • They call for "peace" and commit more violence

    The responsibility for the nightly chaos in Ferguson, Mo. lies with the police--and with the political leaders who order them into action.

  • Scenes from a city in revolt

    A collection of photos taken in Ferguson, Mo., provides a glimpse of the popular resistance to police violence.

  • The second assassination of Mike Brown

    He was shot down by a police officer on the streets of Ferguson, Mo. Then the media took aim, and he was assassinated all over again.

  • Living under occupation in Ferguson

    The majority Black city has been rocked by protests against police murder--and the response of authorities has been to commit more violence.

  • Beaten by police for staying on the phone

    A Chicago woman was beaten by several police until she was unconscious--but she's the one facing assault charges.

  • A Missouri city erupts against police murder

    The killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a cop in Ferguson, Mo., ignited the bitter outrage of the community--and of millions more people.

  • Murdered on the streets of Staten Island

    New York City cops killed Eric Garner in broad daylight--and now people across the city and beyond are reacting with grief and anger.

  • Why did the NYPD invade a Harlem project?

    A resident of the Manhattanville housing project has a different story to tell about the "largest gang bust" in New York history.

  • Victories against police repression

    Two important New York City police misconduct cases were settled in January, but we have far to go to see real justice.

  • Chicago police justify another killing

    Friends and neighbors of Raason "Lil B" Shaw say there are many reasons to doubt the Chicago cops' story about his death.

  • Why was Jawhari shot?

    Jawhari Smith was shot in the head by an Austin police officer on March 18--but the reasons why depend on who you ask.

  • Will a police torturer walk?

    Jon Burge may be released to a halfway house--while some of the men he tortured up to 40 years ago are still locked up.

  • Holding the cops accountable

    Protesters gathered in front of San Diego's Hall of Justice to demand accountability for police charged with assaulting women.

  • Oscar's legacy is alive

    A leading voice in the campaign to win justice for Oscar Grant learns how the struggle has affected a new generation.

  • Oakland sit-in to win justice

    Eight people were arrested in Oakland during a protest calling on the California Attorney General to prosecute killer cops.

  • How many more Trayvons?

    Michael Dunn, the white man who killed Black teenager Jordan Davis in cold blood, will go to prison, but not for murdering Davis.

  • A more diverse Boston police?

    The appointment of Black officers to top positions in the Boston Police Department won't make for a kinder, gentler force.