It seems impossible to scroll through your Facebook timeline, Twitter feed, and news alerts without being bombarded with images of Black and brown men, women and even children being murdered in cold blood at the hands of police all over the country.
Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers and the recent shooting of Philando Castile, who was shot by Minnesota police during a routine traffic stop, are just two of many that fall into the same category ― Black people being assaulted and killed by police while performing normal, day-to-day tasks.
Williams was caught selling MetroCard swipes on September 17, 2013 and ran from the police. He was eventually tackled to the ground and restrained by handcuffs at 1:57 p.m., according to the surveillance footage.
The family of slain Staten Island man Eric Garner received a $1 million settlement from the area hospital that dispatched paramedics to the scene of his fatal encounter with police. In court documents obtained by the Associated Press, the details of the settlement were initially confidential and not part of an earlier settlement the family […]
In a major step in the aftermath of Eric Garner's death, which touched off a nationwide movement against police brutality, federal prosecutors began presenting evidence to a grand jury on Wednesday, reports The New York Times.
The Rubenstein and Rynecki law firm says it deserves a share of the $2.3 million in attorneys' fees.
Shaun King, a racial justice activist, denied that he told a false story about being the victim of an attack tied to racism.
NYC #ShutItDown for Eric Garner! This Friday we show our resistance This Friday we show our power #NOJUSTICENOPEACE pic.twitter.com/Pn2kZacv1X — Millions March NYC (@MillionsMarch) July…
With the one-year-mark of Eric Garner’s death drawing near, the family has rejected a $5 million settlement from the NYPD, the New York Daily News…