Rhymefest had a traumatic experience on Saturday, when a young man put a gun to his head for his wallet. He went to the police station in his neighborhood and was pretty disappointed with his treatment by an officer, who he said was snacking and playing Candy Crush.
A woman is dead after being fatally shot during a live gun demonstration in Punta Gorda, Florida.
Donald Trump, an enlarged brick of spittle-flecked Crisco sliding headlong towards the White House, told the Associated Press a number of very stupid things in a Monday interview. Among them: Black Lives Matter is a “divisive” movement, and perhaps racist, because “all lives matter.” If black people feel unfairly…
On Friday afternoon, Newt Gingrich, your mother’s oddly hard stuffed Santa doll that sits on your mantel and quietly spreads holiday malice, said something not crazy, about how black Americans have it harder than white Americans can ever comprehend. And I think he probably liked how that felt.
On July 12th, President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush will join mourners at an interfaith memorial service in Dallas, Texas. Each will speak to honor the memories of the police officers killed last Thursday night.
Late Thursday evening, in response to the Dallas shooting that killed five police officers and left others wounded, former congressman Joe Walsh declared war against Black Lives Matter protestors and the President of the United States.
In a ghastly attack last night, a sniper in Dallas shot at police Thursday night, killing five and injuring six more. The attack came during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in downtown Dallas; a protester named Shetamia Taylor was also shot and wounded while reportedly protecting her children.
In the days after Baton Rouge police officers shot and killed 37-year-old Alton Sterling, a black female officer from Cleveland felt compelled to address the murder on a public platform. In a Facebook Live video, Nakia Jones sounds off on other cops who, she says, live with a “God complex.”
On Wednesday night, a police officer shot and killed Minnesota man Philando Castile as he sat in his girlfriend’s car with his seatbelt on, reaching for his ID. His girlfriend’s four-year-old daughter witnessed the murder from the backseat. This morning on CNN, Castile’s mother Valerie says she was prevented by police…
Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old father of five, was fatally shot by police officers on Tuesday evening in Baton Rouge, La. while being pinned on the pavement by two police officers.
A nineteen-year-old brain tumor patient was returning home on June 30, after her last treatment at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, when a bloody encounter at Memphis International Airport turned celebration into disaster. After setting off the metal detector, the disabled young woman was confused by the demands…
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote an incredible dissent to the majority finding of an illegal stop-and-search case, a 5-3 decision which effectively undermined the exclusionary rule by finding that evidence discovered via unlawful police stops may be used in court if the officer knew of an outstanding arrest…
The White House has reportedly been put on lockdown after shots were fired nearby Friday afternoon. Initial reports indicated the shooting occurred on W. Executive Drive, the street located immediately next to the West Wing and inside the White House’s gates, but NBC News is now reporting, per police, that someone was…
The documentary Do Not Resist, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, takes a look at the startling military tactics used by cops in America. Among the grimmest revelations in the film is a comment from a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, who says he was told to put more black people in prison.
If you have the urge to commit a crime, think of traveling to Green Mountain Falls, Colorado—the 700-person town’s entire police force just quit.
San Antonio school district police officer Joshua Kehm, who was shown in a video last week slamming a 12-year-old female student to the ground, has been fired.
I recently received a text from my dead brother’s girlfriend. I still think of Dana as Junior’s girlfriend even though it’s been 15 years since he was killed. We’re not close anymore, but her daughter, who was conceived the week before he died, is my niece; we remain connected through the trauma we shared.
In early March, an unfortunate soul put the pedal to the metal so as to reach his house before pooping his pants. But the fates were not on his side: arrested for speeding, the gentleman was left with no recourse but to take a dump in the police car as he was taken to jail.