By Gwen Moore The life of a man with schizophrenia, 31-year-old Dontre Hamilton, ended after he was struck by 14 bullets from a Milwaukee police officer’s handgun on April 30, 2014. The lethal [...]
By Jesse Jackson Not unlike the four little girls killed in a church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963, today the nation and the world are saddened and outraged at the hatred and senseless [...]
By Post Staff and news reports President Barack Obama will deliver the eulogy Friday at Rev. Clementa Pinckney’s funeral in Charleston, South Carolina. Pastor Pinckney was among the nine people shot and killed [...]
By Dan Siegel Dismissing Dylann Storm Roof as simply a crazy bigot is a big mistake. He may be both, but so were Hitler and the Klansmen who killed four Black children in the [...]
By Post Staff and news reports President Barack Obama responded Thursday to killings at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Church in Charleston, South Carolina. “Any death of this sort is a tragedy, [...]
Community members and the family of Demouria Hogg are calling on the Oakland Police Department and City of Oakland officials to release police-recorded videos that will reveal exactly what happened last Saturday morning in the [...]
Federal Judge Thelton Henderson is monitoring how the Oakland Police Department (OPD) is handling the investigations of three officer-involved shootings this year, including the killing this past weekend of Demouria Hogg, 30, of Hayward.
By Rebecca Kaplan In recent years, we have suffered from the cyclical epidemic of responding to problems by aiming at the wrong targets. Some people, expressing (or pretending to express) anger about police [...]
By Cornell William Brooks, President/CEO, NAACP How many more lives of unarmed Black men and women, tragically and senselessly killed by police, will our nation have to mourn before our country moves to fix [...]
The City of Stockton Community Advisory Board is hosting a day-long symposium in June on crime prevention for residents and interested others to hear speakers and participate in workshops.