A St. Louis prosecutor will investigate the couple seen in a viral video pointing guns at protesters outside their home, saying she’s “alarmed” by the response to the demonstrators.
An annual summer staple in the United States — on par with popsicles and unfortunate sunburns — are fireworks. In the days leading up to the Fourth of July, fireworks can often be heard echoing throughout urban neighborhoods around the country. However, in the last few weeks, those echoes have become roars, with fireworks having become an unexpected all-night occurrence, spanning cities from New York to Los Angeles to Chicago, and starting at dusk and going into the early hours of the morning. In a time when tensions are running high, both because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and weeks of protests against systemic racism and police brutality, the proliferation of fireworks has left many people searching the Internet for answers.
A second of the four ex-Minneapolis police officers facing charges in connection with the killing of George Floyd has left jail ahead of trial.
In the past week or so, there’s been a resurgence of “boogaloos” on our radars. The Boogaloo bois movement is a group of mostly white, heavily armed men who claim they have a “libertarian” bent, and have shown up to protests against police violence in recent weeks armed to the teeth and looking to start a race war. Over the last month, at least seven men associated with the boogaloo movement have been arrested for possession of weapons and plotting violent attacks.
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.
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.
An estimated 15,000 protesters turned out to march down Brooklyn’s Eastern Parkway in solidarity with Black transgender lives on Sunday, more than three weeks into the racial uprising sparked by the death of George Floyd. Dressed all in white, the group advanced like a tide. A collaboration between The Okra Project, which provides meals to black trans people, and the Marsha P. Johnson Institute, the rally endeavored to call attention to the disproportionated levels of violence and discrimination that black trans individuals face.
Martin Gugino, the 75-year-old man shoved to the ground by Buffalo police last week at a protest, has a brain injury from the fall and is starting physical therapy, according to his attorney.
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.
A Fontana police officer is on paid leave after his arrest for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl four years ago, authorities said Saturday.
A Virginia man who allegedly drove his truck into a group of protestors told police he was a leader in the Ku Klux Klan.
From big cities to small towns, from Minneapolis to Rome, people are showing up in large numbers to protest the police killing of George Floyd and making one thing heard loud and clear: Black Lives Matter
The movement to defund the police is gaining unprecedented support right now for good reason. Protests have erupted across the country because police have gotten away with committing violence against Black people for decades. Last week, Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd. Breonna Taylor’s 27th birthday would have been today, but on March 13 police killed her in her sleep.
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.
Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets this week in every state with demands to abolish the police by defunding their departments. While much of the mainstream media narrative has focused on the disruption that occurs in tense moments of insurrection, most outlets have also failed to account for the fact that, from the start, police instigated that unrest.
Maryland police have ended a days-long search for a cyclist who was seen on video assaulting a group of young people who were putting up fliers protesting police brutality following the death of George Floyd.
On Friday, Huntsville Police arrested Patrick Joseph McCool, 52, for disorderly conduct. Police say McCool is charged with picking up and throwing a chemical agent container at police on Wednesday night.
Brandon Saenz was in a crowd protesting police brutality Saturday when he says he became a victim of it.
Two Buffalo police officers have been suspended after an “utterly disgraceful” video surfaced showing officers shoving and knocking a 75-year-old man to the ground, then walking around him as he was bleeding.
The police chief of Louisville, Kentucky, has been fired after officials discovered two police officers involved in fatal shooting of a man during a protest over George Floyd’s death had not activated their body cameras.
A Kentucky owner of a popular BBQ spot who was known for feeding police officers for free was shot and killed in Louisville Monday morning during ongoing protests.
Cities around the country are banding together to protest police brutality and systemic racism after the killing of George Floyd and countless other black men and women
A 21-year-old college student lost one of his eyes after a tear gas canister struck him in the face during a protest against police brutality in Indiana over the weekend.
In response to George Floyd’s death at the hands of police officers, the nation erupted in protests over the weekend
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.