NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal paid a visit to Gainesville, Florida after video of a police officer playing basketball with a group of teens went viral.
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According to The Huffington Post, Officer Richard Haste, 34, earned $88,614 in 2015 and received $25,000 in raises since gunning down Ramarley Graham in 2012.
U.S. District Judge David Hittner announced a Jan. 23, 2017 trial start date for the wrongful death suit filed by Bland’s family.
Tracee Ellis Ross, who’s made us laugh on the hit series black-ish this year, toned down the funny during an appearance on Larry King to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement. Ross shared a snippet of her comments from the web-series “Larry King Now” on Instagram Sunday evening. In the clip, the actress gives the perfect answer as […]
Police officers who overlooked a Brooklyn grandmother’s killing could possibly face discipline.
On Friday, Marvin Banks was found unresponsive in his cell at Forrest County Jail. After being taken to a local hospital, he was pronounced dead.
A group of Holtzclaw’s victims ironically sang “Happy Birthday” to the 29-year-old after a judge found him guilty on 18 of 36 counts, including rape and sodomy. The jury’s decision was delivered on the former cop’s birthday.
The presence of a predominately African-American jury in the first case against a Baltimore police officer involved in the death of Freddie Gray may help expose the strained relationship between the city’s residents and law enforcement. While Officer William Porter’s trial began Wednesday, potential jurors were previously asked public and private questions by Judge Barry G. Williams about the […]
Tontrevion Campbell and his mother were victims of a burglary over Thanksgiving weekend. While the family attended church on Sunday, many of the mother’s items were taken, in addition to Tontrevion’s hand-me-down Xbox console and every game he owned.
A Black teenager from the D.C. area inspired protests after a recording showed him being brutally detained by police officers for making a White customer at…