Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Now Teaches Class On Coping With Being 'Victimized by Anti-Police Groups'

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.”

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Calls for 'Proactive Policing' in Op-Ed

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…

Gina Prince-Bythewood's Shots Fired Isn't Afraid to Show Many Sides of a Familiar Tragic Story

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…

New Video Footage Of Michael Brown Raises More Questions About His Death

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.…