Three police officers in Wilmington, North Carolina, have been fired after they were allegedly caught using racial slurs and making derogatory comments about Black people. One of the officers allegedly said that he wanted to “wipe them off the (expletive) map.”
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More than 2 million people have signed an online petition demanding a fresh look into the death of 23-year-old Elijah McClain, a young Black man who spent nearly four days in a coma last summer following an encounter with police in Aurora, Colorado.
Rayshard Brooks, who was shot in the back while fleeing police in Atlanta on Friday night, spoke out about the criminal justice system just months before he was killed.
On Wednesday afternoon, Garrett Rolfe was charged with felony murder in the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks. The second officer involved, Devin Brosnan, was charged with aggravated assault. According to an announcement from the district attorney’s office in Atlanta, Rolfe is facing a total of 11 charges related to the shooting, and evidence compiled against him includes 10 witnesses and eight videos.
The Atlanta police officers accused of fatally shooting Rayshard Brooks in a fast food parking lot during an arrest for suspected drunk driving opted to first collect shell casings instead of immediately administering first aid to him, a lawyer representing Brooks’ family said.
Another wave of protests condemning police brutality against Black men and women occurred over the weekend following the Friday night death of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta, Georgia, who was killed by two white police officers. Brooks, who was a young father, was shot and killed in a Wendy’s parking lot after being pulled over.
Austin City Council members voted unanimously Thursday on four items related to the Austin Police Department’s policy and budget, including transferring some money from police to social services and banning police use of some potentially deadly weapons and practices.
Demonstrators protesting police brutality and racism in America in the wake of George Floyd’s death have begun forcibly taking down monuments to the Confederacy and other figures responsible for the enslavement and subjugation of other races.
Across the country, people know the names of black people killed by police officers: Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd. But the sobering list is so much longer than that, and it includes a young man named Danroy “DJ” Henry.
After protests in Asheville, North Carolina, social media posts that show law enforcement busting water bottles went viral.
The Austin Police Department has been accused of faking thank you letters, following heavy criticism of force used on protesters amid the Black Lives Matter movement.
Brandon Saenz was in a crowd protesting police brutality Saturday when he says he became a victim of it.
Protests over racial injustice and police brutality in response to the killing of George Floyd while in police custody are continuing to take place in many U.S. cities.
Three policemen were suspended on Saturday for allegedly torturing a 15-year-old boy at Lucknow’s Telibagh police outpost after detaining him on suspicion of theft.