Police Brutality

Police in St. Louis Apologize for Arresting and Brutally Beating An Innocent Black Man

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The St. Louis County Police Department has apologized to an innocent young Black man after admitting to causing severe injuries to his face when they mistakenly arrested him last Thursday afternoon. The victim, identified as Joseph Swink, is a 22 year-old University of Missouri college...

Tanisha Anderson Death Ruled a Homicide; Died In Police Custody

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Tanisha Anderson died as a result of being physically restrained in a prone position by the Cleveland police on Nov. 13, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s office announced on Friday. Anderson’s death was ruled a homicide. According to The Northeast Ohio Media Group,  Anderson’s official cause...

Samuel L. Jackson Would Like Celebrities to Sing “I Can’t Breathe”

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Actor Samuel L. Jackson is challenging his acting community to rise up to the occasion in the same way they did back when they heeded the call for ALS and willingly succumbed to having buckets of ice water dumped on them to spearhead the need...

New York and D.C. Hosts Thousands of Protesters Fighting Against Police Brutality

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Black women are killed by police, too! Say their names. Remember their faces. #MillionsMarchNYC #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/mVP6h8Qkpd — LaKisha Williams (@MinLaKi) December 14, 2014 The seasonal cold temps did nothing to dissuade determined protesters who were ready and eager to take to the streets to show...