Police Brutality

New Poll Shows Majority of White People Are OK With Cops Striking Black People

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A new survey shows that white people in the United States approve of police officers hitting people in far greater numbers than Blacks and Hispanics do. The General Social Survey, which is conducted at the independent research organization NORC at the University of Chicago, showed...

ASU Police Officer Resigns After Harassing Black Professor

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Last May, Officer Stewart Ferrin at Arizona State University stopped 33-year-old assistant professor Ersula Ore, Ph.D., for jaywalking, even though others around her were jaywalking as well. In the video recorded, you clearly see Ferrin unnecessarily roughing up Ore and throwing her down to the...

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...