Topic: Police brutality

  • 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.

  • Justice denied to RonnieMan

    Despite the release of damning video from a police dash-cam, RonnieMan Johnson's killer is still not facing prosecution.

  • Will Rahm pay for all the Black lives lost?

    One month of protests in the streets of Chicago has done more to hold the police accountable than decades of legal wrangling and promises of reform.

  • Killed in broad daylight by the SFPD

    Mario Woods of San Francisco is the latest Black victim of an unprovoked police shooting that was captured on video.

  • Toppling Chicago's top cop

    After protest forced out Chicago's police chief, activists are looking at what's next in the fight against Rahm Emanuel's City Hall.

  • A cold-blooded murder for all the world to see

    The videotaped execution of Laquan McDonald by a Chicago cop is sparking outrage around the world, and days of protests in Chicago.

  • A racist attack on Black Lives Matter

    Opponents of racism and police violence are speaking out after a shooting by white supremacists left five protesters injured.

  • On the road for justice in Minneapolis

    The eruption of protest over a police murder in Minneapolis continues following a highway blockade led to over 50 arrests.

  • Why are the cops so camera shy?

    The heads of the FBI and DEA are the latest officials to claim that police can't do their jobs because of the "Ferguson effect"--fear of public scrutiny.

  • A true-blue liar and thug

    The death of an Illinois police officer was used to smear Black Lives Matter--but now we know the facts about Joe Gliniewicz.

  • The bullies in blue don't belong in our schools

    Classrooms should be a safe place of learning and growth--which makes the latest video of police brutality against Black youth all the more horrifying.

  • A strategy session for the pro-police backlash

    Chicago is hosting an annual police chiefs' convention--and protesters plan to make them feel as unwelcome as possible.

  • Making excuses for the thugs in blue

    From police officials to prosecutors, and judges to politicians, the idea of holding police accountable is so rare as to be almost non-existent.

  • Thabo Sefolosha chose to fight back

    NBA player Thabo Sefolosha was cleared of the criminal charges brought against him after the NYPD broke his leg.

  • The NYPD is in the dark ages

    A spat between the New York police chief and an independent investigator reveals what we've won--and how far we have to go.