By President Barack Obama, The Washington Post In 2010, a 16-year-old named Kalief Browder from the Bronx was accused of stealing a backpack. He was sent to Rikers Island to await trial, where he [...]
By David Zahniser, LA Times An arson attack that took place over the weekend at a Central Valley mosque is being investigated as a possible hate crime, a law enforcement official said Sunday.
By Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root When police arrived in the West Garfield Park neighborhood in Chicago early Saturday morning, they encountered Quintonio LeGrier, 19, reportedly wielding an aluminum bat, and Bettie Jones, [...]
The Department of Justice issued groundbreaking new guidance to law enforcement agencies this week, detailing how certain police responses to domestic violence and sexual assault violate victims’ civil rights.
Yuvette Henderson’s family, represented by civil rights attorney Dan Siegel, has filed a lawsuit against the city of Emeryville and two police officers responsible for the death of Henderson. <
Berkeley High School students walked out of classes, rallied on campus and marched to UC Berkeley yesterday in the wake of news that a racist threat calling for the lynching of Black people was discovered [...]
By Carlos Harrison and Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post Stranded on a highway off-ramp at 3 a.m., waiting for a tow truck, Corey Jones was armed with a brand-new pistol and a state-issued [...]
Ben Forstenzer, US Uncut The major media networks have been eerily silent about the latest wave of racist violence. In the last 10 days, six Black churches have been set on fire in [...]
The Oakland Police Department (OPD) added a new Monthly Reports page to its website. The Monthly Reports page includes the Use of Force Report (force used by officers is reported here); the Staffing [...]
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris this week announced that the California Department of Justice has been awarded over $2 millions in federal grants to fight gang activity and the manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine throughout [...]