by Nicole Flatow Posted on August 13, 2014 Updated: August 13, 2014
Residents are planning a protest this weekend over the death of another young black man at the hands of police.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on August 13, 2014 Updated: August 13, 2014
Twitter activism has been taken to new heights as users grapple with social injustices surrounding the police shooting death of Michael Brown.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on August 12, 2014 Updated: August 18, 2014
The reason listed on the Federal Aviation Commission's website for the no-fly zone over the city is "TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITIES."
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by Nicole Flatow Posted on August 12, 2014 Updated: August 26, 2014
Brown is part of a long and painful trend of black, unarmed men killed by the cops, including two others that made national headlines in just the past week. Why does this keep happening?
by Nicole Flatow Posted on August 6, 2014 Updated: August 6, 2014
EMT workers said they had to intervene to stop police from beating the restrained patient.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on August 4, 2014 Updated: August 6, 2014
But police frequently demonize individuals for recording their actions.
by Aviva Shen Posted on August 2, 2014
They were responding to a 911 call from a different apartment.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on July 24, 2014
The incident came just three days after an asthmatic man, Eric Garner of Staten Island, was put into a choke-hold by NYPD officers and then collapsed and died.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on July 18, 2014 Updated: July 20, 2014
Police say that Eric Garner, a 43-year-old asthmatic, died of a heart attack.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on July 9, 2014
Eighth grader Andy Lopez was shot dead by a police officer who said he thought his BB gun was a real AK47.