Who is allowed to have a gun in the United States? After the House of Representatives’ problematic proposed gun control measures and the police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile this week, the answers are becoming clear: people of color are not allowed the right to bear arms.
New York Times columnist, Charles Blow, received the phone call he had always dreaded. His son was held by gunpoint on Yale’s campus.
According to a new report released by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, Chicago police stop black motorists more than their white counterparts.
A black man was thrown to the ground by New York City police while participating in one of talk show host Ellen Degeneres’ “dance dares.”
25-year-old Ezell Ford was fatally shot in the back, right arm and abdomen by LAPD police, according to an autopsy report released on Monday.
Residents of Ferguson, Missouri who have been actively protesting against police brutality will take their activism to Cleveland on Saturday.
The protesters will stand together to demand justice for Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black child who was gunned down by police less than three seconds after they arrived on the scene.
A white Florida deputy seriously injured an unarmed 28-year-old black man who had his hands up early Monday, according to witnesses.
Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings called for calm after news of the incident reached the public.
The mother of a 12-year-old boy who was fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer less than 3 seconds after pulling up to the young man is demanding that the officer be charged.
Tamir Rice died as he played in a park last month.
On Monday, the U.S. Justice Department announced a highly anticipated move to curb on racial profiling by federal law enforcement, but the new rules will not cover local police departments.
It is local departments that have come under criticism in recent months over allegations that their officers profile suspects.
A Ferguson, Missouri police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen in August changed his story following the immediate aftermath of Mike Brown’s death, according to reports.