Topic: Police brutality

  • We won't be preyed upon

    More than 400 people defied the state's scare tactics and joined a demonstration against racist police violence in Syracuse.

  • Cuentan más que nunca

    Las renovadas protestas contra el racismo y la violencia de la policía ofrecen una alternativa contra aquellos que nos piden ser "pacientes."

  • Blue is not beautiful

    The pro-police cry of "Blue Lives Matter" implies something its supporters don't intend: The cops act as a caste set apart--and above the law.

  • New Yorkers are denied the "right to know"

    New York City’s liberal leaders blocked a mild police reform bill that many advocates thought was too watered-down to begin with.

  • #Justice4Jerry on the march

    The police killing of Jai "Jerry" Williams in Asheville, North Carolina, is sparking outrage and bitter protest against unaccountable violence.

  • What's hidden behind Obama's call for "unity"?

    Another shooting of police officers has put opponents of racism and police violence under new pressure to moderate their rhetoric and demands.

  • Resistamos la ola pro-policiaca

    La policía tratan de oscurecer las víctimas de la violencia policiaca culpando a los que protestan por las muertes en Dallas.

  • Why #BlackLivesMatter matters more than ever

    The renewed surge of protests against racist police violence offer an alternative to those who say we have to be "patient" and wait for change.

  • Whose lives are on the line?

    Police kill someone every eight hours in the U.S., but their job doesn't even rank among the top 10 most dangerous occupations.

  • Threatened by a right-winger in Portland

    A conservative blogger with a history of harassing left activists in Portland pulled a handgun at an anti-police violence march.

  • We won't rest until Philando gets justice

    Hundreds of people are keeping up a vigil outside the Minnesota governor's mansion to call for justice for another victim of police.

  • Six athletes who stood up for Black lives

    Professional athletes have provided a flicker of hope during these agonizing days by speaking out against police violence.

  • Resisting the pro-police backlash after Dallas

    Police and the media are trying to shift the spotlight from the victims of police violence by blaming those who rose up to protest the killings.

  • Can the police be reformed?

    The history of where the police came from and why is key for activists who are asking what can be done to reform them.

  • The shame of San Francisco

    The list of people killed by the San Francisco police continues to grow, and reform from the top isn't solving the problem.

  • Police crimes too big to hide

    The Oakland Police Department has gone through three chiefs in the last two weeks because of the cops' sickening abuses.

  • The police don't need bunkers

    Opponents of a planned $160 million police station in Seattle gathered to speak out against the warped priorities of city officials.

  • Their phony "Ferguson effect"

    Louisiana lawmakers have passed a "Blue Lives Matter" law, but it's not the police who need protecting from the public.

  • Still demanding justice for Andre and Bryson

    Around 100 people gathered in Olympia, Washington, to remember two unarmed Black men shot a year ago by a white officer.

  • We want Lynch to say her name

    Activists protested at the U.S. Department of Justice as part of national solidarity actions for Sandra Bland and other victims of police.

  • How the people fired the SFPD chief

    Greg Suhr finally resigned as head of the San Francisco Police Department after months of growing pressure for action.

  • Why did David Joseph's killer go free?

    A somber crowd gathered in Austin, Texas, in response to the news that the officer who killed David Joseph would not be indicted.

  • De Blasio's misguided "gang takedowns"

    A giant sweep through North Bronx public housing projects shows the ominous new direction of policing in New York City.

  • 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.