by Carimah Townes Posted on March 17, 2015
The defense comes one year after the homeless camper's death.
by Carimah Townes Posted on March 11, 2015 Updated: March 11, 2015
Research shows that officers associate black faces with criminal behavior and are more likely to view African Americans as threatening.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on March 7, 2015 Updated: March 7, 2015
The latest shooting death comes as the nation prepares to mark the anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," the famous protest that highlighted police brutality against African Americans.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on March 5, 2015 Updated: March 5, 2015
Watching the police made all the difference in the case of Enrique Del Rosario.
by Kay Steiger Posted on March 3, 2015
The Department of Justice will release a report on Wednesday that finds Ferguson City Police had a pattern of racial bias and excessive force.
by Carimah Townes Posted on March 2, 2015 Updated: March 2, 2015
An investigation is pending.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on February 26, 2015 Updated: February 27, 2015
"John Legend isn't just any performer. He has emerged as one our most principled and outspoken artists on issues of social justice and police abuse," a professor asking the singer to reconsider performing in Bahrain told ThinkProgress.
by Erica Hellerstein Posted on February 22, 2015 Updated: February 22, 2015
“By not making [the videos] public record, it seems useless to have [body cameras] when the purpose is to create a system to go back and see what’s going on."
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on February 18, 2015
"We gave those protests our support, even though we live in Russia, because police violence and death have no nationality."
by Nicole Flatow Posted on January 22, 2015 Updated: January 27, 2015
If the federal government wants to do something, it probably needs to be local.