Topic: Police brutality

  • Hungry for justice in San Francisco

    The Mission District police station is the site of a hunger strike by five people who have a single demand: Fire SFPD Chief Greg Suhr.

  • Twenty-three days for Ramarley

    After four long years and no accountability or justice, it is long past time to hold the cops who killed Ramarley Graham to account.

  • Black Lives Matter in Canada

    Anti-racist activists are mobilizing in Montreal and Toronto to demand justice for the victims of police brutality and violence.

  • The sharp edge of American racism

    The need to build a larger movement is about coming to terms with the enormity of our task when we talk about ending police terrorism in our communities.

  • Another case of police murder in New Orleans

    Only a racist system could shield the cops who fired 20 bullets at someone for the "crime" of being in a car that rolled two feet.

  • Standing united against the SFPD's murders

    Some 200 people packed a meeting in San Francisco to hear about the struggle to win justice for Mario Woods and Alex Nieto.

  • Murdering Akai a second time

    The decision of the Brooklyn prosecutor to not ask for jail time in the killing of Akai Gurley is a slap in the face to Akai's family.

  • The NYPD continues to target cop-watchers

    The arrest and assault of two respected criminal justice activists shows that New York City cops still operate with impunity.

  • We won't stop demanding justice for Tony

    Tony Robinson's family and their supporters organized a weekend of protests in Madison to mark one year since his murder by police.

  • David Joseph deserves justice

    The family of a teenager killed by Austin, Texas, police joined supporters to demand justice from the authorities' investigation.

  • Executed by the Seattle Police Department

    The murder of Che Taylor casts a harsh new light on a police department that is supposed to be the poster child for reform.

  • Why we didn't go to the White House

    A Black Lives Matter Chicago organizer explains why the group declined an invite to attend a meeting at the White House.

  • Chained to a desk over a parking ticket

    The mistreatment of a Princeton professor of African American Studies is yet another example of out-of-control policing.

  • David was stolen from us

    If David Joseph's police killer in Austin is brought to justice, it will be because we continue to organize and fill the streets.

  • We'll keep fighting for Noel Aguilar

    Despite intimidation by Long Beach police, activists went ahead with a march and civil disobedience action to protest police murder.

  • He thought his victims wouldn't speak out

    The conviction of an Oklahoma City cop who committed serial rape is exposing routine abuse committed against Black women.

  • Police killer indicted in Georgia

    Activists celebrated a grand jury decision to indict an Atlanta-area police officer for killing an unarmed, mentally ill man.

  • San Diego's elite should be held accountable

    Some 40 activists gathered outside of the San Diego mayor's State of the City address to protest another police killing.

  • Black Lives Matter in the North Country

    The upstate New York town of Potsdam isn't associated with social unrest, but the anti-racist struggle is changing that image.

  • Strategies to confront police violence

    What are the demands that the movement should be putting forward to stop the killing spree by police in the U.S.?

  • Killer cop back on the job in Portland

    Supporters of Aaron Campbell are still seeking justice in the shooting of the unarmed Portland man almost six years ago.

  • Who can stop the cops?

    It's not just a question of how to stop the police killing spree, but who has the power and the interest in doing so.

  • Taking the streets for Tamir

    Protesters gathered in Cleveland and other cities to protest a grand jury's decision not to indict the cop who killed Tamir Rice.

  • What will stop the police killing spree?

    Cops in the U.S. killed a thousand people in 2015, an astronomically high number that becomes more incredible the more you examine it.

  • Why I'm standing up to the police

    A Seattle activist and educator who was attacked without warning by a cop last year describes his fight to win justice.