Just skip down to the Beto/bunny video, tbh.
Just skip down to the Beto/bunny video, tbh.
A jury found a white Chicago police officer guilty of second degree murder and several counts of aggravated battery in the 2014 shooting death of black teen Laquan McDonald.
I too hate it when my enemies are talking publicly about how to bring me down.
The Cincinnati Police Department has released body camera footage that shows the moments after an off-duty Cinncinnati officer tasered an 11-year-old girl in the back on August 6th.
As racists across the country melt down over Nike’s new Colin Kaepernick ad celebrating his activism, one Republican county official has resigned over Facebook posts that called black football players who protest police brutality “baboons” and “ignorant blacks.”
The Washington Post reports that Betty Jo Shelby, a police officer who in 2016 shot and killed an unarmed black man in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is now teaching a course on how to deal with what she describes as “when a police officer is victimized by anti-police groups and tried in the court of public opinion.”
Last year, it was announced that Jay-Z was producing (along with a pre-disgraced Weinstein Company) a docuseries based on the life and death of Trayvon Martin. Having landed at the Paramount Network, the trailer for the six-episode series, Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story, is here.
To close out Pride Month, Jezebel presents On Pride: A series of conversations with LGBTQ artists and activists about our communities’ relationship with police, building queer spaces outside of the parade, and other pressing issues affecting queer and trans people nationwide.
The first trailer of The Hate U Give, the movie adaptation of the best-selling YA novel by Angie Thomas, is here and in it, we get a glimpse into the life of Starr Carter (played by Amandla Stenberg) and how it gets turned upside down when her childhood friend Khalil (played by Algee Smith) is shot and killed by a…
The Guardian has reported that 465 people have been injured in a citywide clash between police and voters on Sunday in Barcelona. An abundance of tweets show Spanish police in riot gear dragging people out of polling places, beating them with bully sticks, using pepper spray and firing rubber bullets into crowds.
One year ago, in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, police officer Jeronimo Yanez fatally shot 32-year-old Philando Castile in front of his girlfriend and her four-year-old daughter. Last month, Yanez was acquitted of manslaughter, despite damning dashcam footage and the testimony of Castile’s girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds.…
Officer Jeronimo Yanez, from the St. Anthony Police Department, shot and killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop last July in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. Now, Castile’s family has agreed to a settlement close to $3 million with the city of St. Anthony Village, Minnesota, for his death.
Seattle police fatally shot Charleena Lyles, a black 30-year-old woman pregnant with her fifth child, in front of her children on Sunday. They were responding to a burglary call, reportedly made by Lyles. They fired their weapons after seeing Lyles holding a knife.
As The Daily Show pointed out in Thursday night’s edition, Congress is capable of reacting quickly when it comes to issues they really care about.
According to a report from the Washington Post, the Department of Justice will not bring charges against the Baton Rouge officers involved in the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling.
Earlier this month, attorney general Jeff Sessions—David the Gnome’s racist cousin—commenced a review of “consent decrees,” agreements between the federal government and local police forces to address issues of systemic racism and other prejudices. Today, in an op-ed published by USA Today, Sessions broadcasted his…
Jeff Sessions, a noted racist, filed a memo on Monday that will begin a review of “consent decrees” from the federal government to local police forces. The decrees were issued under President Obama in response to the high profile deaths of black men and women at the hands of officers, and the ensuing investigations…
A drama about a police shooting has the potential to be handled irresponsibly or otherwise play it too safe. On this spectrum, Shots Fired, a serial drama dressed as a procedural, is neither severe nor hypersensitive in its effort to present its versions of the truth. The series premiere, which aired on FOX Wednesday…
On August 9, 2014—two and a half years ago—Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old resident of Ferguson, Missouri, was gunned down by white police officer Darren Wilson. His death reignited a national outcry against the United States’ legacy of police brutality and the racism that structures our criminal justice system.…