NYPD Cops Fatally Shot a Bipolar Black Man, Claimed They Thought He Was Armed With a Gun

On Wednesday afternoon—in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn—New York Police Department officers fatally shot a black man who was holding a metal pipe with a knob on it, an object reminiscent of a shower head. The New York Times reported that the police in question claimed they thought the man was holding a…

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…

Officer Who Killed Keith Lamont Scott Will Not Be Charged, District Attorney Says

Charlotte, North Carolina police officer Brentley Vinson, who shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott in September, will not be charged, the DA’s office announced Wednesday. Scott’s family has said that he was sitting quietly in his car when Vinson approached him. The District Attorney’s Office said today they have…