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Alaska Lawmakers Are Trying to Make Sexual Contact Between Police Officers and Suspects Illegal 

According to HuffPost, in all 50 states it is currently legal for police officers to engage in “sexual contact” with sex workers who are under investigation. And now in Alaska, where sex workers report they are frequent targets of sexual abuse at the hands of the police, a bill is being introduced that could eliminate…

America's Long, Disturbing History of Black People Calling the Police and Ending Up Dead

This past Sunday morning, Seattle police responded to a 911 call from 30-year-old Charleena Lyles reporting an attempted burglary at her home. Shortly after police entered her apartment, Lyles was dead—officers fatally shot her while three of her children were present. It’s unclear what led to the rapid escalation and…

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