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Protests Against Cleveland Police For Killing 12-Year-Old Black Boy

Tamir Rice was shot by police last Saturday while carrying a toy gun. Hundreds protested this week by blocking city streets during rush hour. According to Cleveland.com, protestors yelled “No justice! No peace!” and waved signs, one of which said: “From Michael Brown to Tamir Rice, This Must Stop.” Part of the protesters’ anger stemmed […]

The reason Ferguson got so much national attention is because it was not an isolated incident. And in the months since, even more lives were snuffed by police. Darrien Hunt; Saratoga Springs, Utah A family friend holds the funeral program for Darrien Hunt following his funeral Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Saratoga Springs, Utah. 22-year-old […]

On average, a black male suspect is killed by a white cop twice a week. Those are the findings of a¬†USA Today analysis of seven years of FBI data, which claims around a quarter of the 400 annual deaths reported to federal authorities by local police departments were white-on-black shootings. What’s more, the analysis indicates […]

Donovan Lawson was allegedly trying to beat a subway fare in Brooklyn. A camera started rolling just as a NYPD officer smashes him in the face. The video shows the officer swinging his nightstick at Lawson’s legs and then, for some reason, his face, opening a large wound on the side of the unarmed man’s […]

In the last 10 years, American police have killed more people than both the Iraq War and ebola – and 22-year-old Darrien Hunt is one of the most recent. Saratoga Springs, Utah – Darrien was a comic and anime fan, an artists who’d just attended the Salt Lake City Comic Con a week before. In […]

Baltimore has had to pay out millions of dollars in settlements to black citizens who were beaten by police. This is the latest incident, now being reviewed by the city. [The] video appears to show Baltimore police beating Jamar Kennedy outside a bar last Tuesday night. According to CBS Baltimore, in the video…Kennedy is hit […]

A white Florida police officer has been placed on leave pending an internal investigation after he used his taser on a 61-year-old African-American woman during an arrest in Tallahassee. Upon reviewing the video, Police Chief Michael DeLeo said that he has “enough concerns to call for an internal investigation. After she was tasered, Viola Young […]

The Free Thought Project reported that last Wednesday in Eureka, California, police gunned down an unarmed Tommy McClain. It was a night like any other at the rural residence of Nikki and Josh Mottern, where McClain stayed with his cousin (Josh) and the couple’s two children. The three adults had just returned to their townhouse […]

On the same day prosecutors released surveillance video of John Crawford III being shot dead for allegedly failing to “obey police commands,” authorities in South Carolina released dash-cam video of a 35 year-old black man being shot by a cop for obeying police commands to the letter. In Crawford’s case, police say he failed to […]

Once again, we have a case of police misconduct. They should know by now they’re being videotaped. Almost always. Since-fired South Carolina Highway Patrol officer Sean Groubert was arrested and charged with assault and battery Wednesday, stemming from an incident in Columbia, SC in which he shot a motorist during a traffic stop. Video shows […]

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