police brutality

Despite two recent decisions by grand juries in Ferguson and Staten Island not to indict White police officers in the killings of two unarmed Black…

I had no earthly desire to leave my home Wednesday after hearing that once again, another grand jury let another white police officer get away with…

  It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for: the grand jury has finally come to a decision on whether or not to indict Darren Wilson,…

No matter who or what you are, you are likely to occasionally fall victim to looking at the world through a very specific lens. Such…

As exhausting as it is to write about the continued mistreatment of Black people — male, female, adult, and youth alike — and as tiresome…

So many mistakes have been made in the name of “keeping the peace.” Such is the case for the school board in Compton, Calif., who…

By Raynard Jackson, NNPA Columnist: I was flipping through the TV channels last week and came across one of Spike Lee’s best movies, School Daze.  This was…

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: A civil lawsuit alleging that a Prince George’s County police officer beat a young man outside a nightclub without provocation and then collaborated with another officer to falsely charge the man was settled Monday afternoon after attorneys for both sides delivered opening arguments in Circuit Court in Upper Marlboro. The civil […]