CHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the 2014 fatal shooting of Black teenager Laquan McDonald pleaded not guilty Tuesday.…
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Chicago police officers opened fire while on a domestic violence call in the early hours of Saturday morning on the city’s West Side, killing two people, reports the Chicago Tribune. Police issued a statement with scant details, but, according to a Tribune source, the victims were 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and 55-year-old Bettie Jones. The victims were […]
E Notes Our Past Has Led To Our Present by Kai EL’ Zabar Executive Editor Growing up Black in America is certainly interesting, especially going…
The following video further substantiates the belief of people of color that police departments protect and serve white people and harass and intimidate black people.…
One of the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the shooting death of Jamar Clark was sued just 10 days prior to the incident for excessive force in a separate case.
William G. Porter, 26, is charged with manslaughter, second-degree assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment. Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake repeatedly stated the officers will get a fair trial in the city.
Lawyers for Tamir Rice’s family have released two outside reports that call his shooting “unreasonable and unjustified.”
In an effort to both show the power of their economic freedom while calling for a Justice Department probe into the shooting death of a Black teenager by a White police officer, Chicago protesters planned a large demonstration on the city’s Magnificent Mile to disrupt the Black Friday holiday.
A day after Chicago police officials released graphic video of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald being gunned down by a Chicago police officer, President Barack Obama took to Facebook express concern.
Officials in Chicago have released the dash-cam video footage of Laquan McDonald’s shooting death at the hands of city police Officer Jason Van Dyke from October 2014. The video was released a day ahead of the court-ordered deadline and on the same day Van Dyke turned himself in to authorities.
In a highly contested and confrontational interview, Roland Martin, host of TV One’s NewsOne Now, and Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke discussed Clarke’s views on the Black Lives Matter movement.