Austin Police Chief Essentially Congratulates His Cops for Not Raping a Woman 

On Thursday morning, Austin police attempted to stop a young woman jogging near the University of Texas campus after she crossed against the light. The young woman, who had headphones on, did not hear the police as they yelled at her to stop, so they reacted in the most measured of ways. Texas Monthly reports: »11/08/15 2:15pm11/08/15 2:15pm

Report: Hundreds of Police Officers Have Been Fired Over Sex Crimes 

The Associated Press has a long and rigorous report outlining the number of police officers who have lost their badges over sex crimes in a six-year period. According to the AP, their investigation found nearly 1,000 officers nationwide who had been fired for rape, sexual assault and other sex crimes including… »11/01/15 12:45pm11/01/15 12:45pm

There Are No Innocent Black People

Monday afternoon, video emerged of a white man approaching a small, black girl sitting in a classroom, noosing a thick arm around her neck, slamming her to the ground while she was still entangled in her desk, picking her up again, throwing her some distance across the room, and then again pinning her down. “Put your… »10/28/15 5:48pm10/28/15 5:48pm

Spring Valley High Police Officer Is Dating an 'African American Female,' So It's All Good

During a press conference today. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott addressed the public about the disturbing video out of Spring Valley High School where a white officer is seen pulling a student out of her desk, slamming her on the ground, dragging and arresting her. The young black woman is not seen resisting arrest… »10/27/15 6:07pm10/27/15 6:07pm

FBI, Justice Department to Investigate 'Disturbing' Actions of Spring Valley High Police Officer

After a widely disseminated video of a school resource officer pulling a student out of her desk and tossing her like a rag doll at South Carolina’s Spring Valley High School, the F.B.I. and U.S. Justice Department are opening an investigation into the incident.
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Clinton and O'Malley Denounce Brutal Video of Student Arrest at Spring Valley High School

A video of a female student being violently thrown to the ground and arrested by a sheriff’s deputy at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina is quickly becoming a campaign issue. Both Hillary Clinton and Martin O’Malley’s campaigns are calling the arrest unacceptable, with O’Malley reacting to it with… »10/27/15 9:48am10/27/15 9:48am

Martese Johnson, UVA Student Beaten by Police, Files Lawsuit Against State Agency 

Martese Johnson, the 21-year-old University of Virginia student who was beaten and arrested by agents from the state’s state Alcoholic and Beverage Control (ABC) agency, filed a $3 million lawsuit against the agency. Johnson filed the suit in a Charlottesville court on Tuesday. In the complaint, he alleges that three… »10/20/15 11:00pm10/20/15 11:00pm

The Fight For The Soul Of Black Lives Matter

A week and a half ago, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was speaking in Seattle, Wash., when he was interrupted by two young, black protesters. Marissa Janae Johnson and Mara Jacqeline Willaford, representing the local chapter of Black Lives Matter, called on the Vermont senator to publish his campaign platform… »8/20/15 1:00pm8/20/15 1:00pm

Charges Against Woman Who Had Her Vagina Forcibly Searched Have Been Dropped

In June, Houston woman Charnesia Corley was pulled over for allegedly running a stop sign. The Harris County sheriff who pulled Corley over said that he smelled marijuana, handcuffed her and searched her car. When he found nothing, he called a female officer to perform a vaginal search on Corley. »8/15/15 2:15pm8/15/15 2:15pm