by Beenish Ahmed Aug 1, 2015
The number of murders rose by one-third or more so far this year compared to the same period last year in Baltimore, New Orleans, St. Louis, and Milwaukee. Chicago saw a nearly 20 percent increase in homicides.
by Carimah Townes Aug 1, 2015
In addition to police incidents, another major problem drew national attention in July: deaths behind bars.
by Sam P.K. Collins Jul 31, 2015
Black people's unease around the police is nothing new.
by Dylan Petrohilos & Andrew Breiner Jul 30, 2015
At least five black women have died in jail in July, not even convicted of any crime.
by Carimah Townes Jul 29, 2015
The video captures systemic mistreatment of homeless people.
by Lauren C. Williams Jul 26, 2015
"We have a situation where many minority communities for so long have felt that law enforcement was coming in essentially to enforce laws against them, not to protect them."
by Alan Pyke Jul 23, 2015
The Republican presidential candidate was asked about Black Lives Matter protesters at a campaign stop in New Hampshire on Thursday.
by Carimah Townes Jul 22, 2015
Footage from a state trooper's dash cam may paint an inaccurate picture of what happened during Bland's traffic stop.
by Carimah Townes Jul 17, 2015
Black men are missing. So are black women.
by Aviva Shen Jul 16, 2015
A video shows multiple police officers holding 28-year-old Sandra Bland to the ground while she cries out, "You just slammed my head into the ground, do you not even care about that?"