Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: police brutality

Second St. Louis cop pleads guilty after beating undercover detective during...

Boone and Myers remain under indictment on federal charges related to the assault and subsequent cover-up.

Making the gun violence epidemic visible through art and activism

Leslie Lee calls herself an “artivist.” It’s a word combining art and activism, rooted in community and Latinx art from the late...

Officer fired after repeatedly punching man’s face on video

McDermitt violated several policies and brutally beat a man who wasn't fighting back but does not face any criminal charges.

Florida cop with racist, violent history named officer of the year

Mills has been the subject of more than 15 civilian complaints between 2012 and 2015.

“I thought we were going to be executed”: Police held family...

An African-American family is suing the city of Phoenix, Arizona, after police held them at gunpoint because their 4-year-old daughter had allegedly...

Chicago police have a serious problem with pointing guns at children

Police in Chicago are using excessive force, leaving children and families traumatized.

Police officers placed on leave after punching handcuffed teen on video

Although the teenage girl was resisting arrest, her hands were cuffed behind her back and she had been restrained by a seat belt when the female officer began striking her.

’16 shots:’ Chicago Police killing of Laquan McDonald exposed a system...

The documentary “16 Shots” examines the 2014 murder of African-American teenager Laquan McDonald in Chicago and the attempt by the city’s police department to cover up the events.

Police are still killing unarmed black people

So far this year, 390 people have been killed by police, according to a Washington Post database of police shootings.

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Why use the Ukraine to impeach Trump when you’ve got the emoluments clause (and...

In any event, it’s not too late to add the Hatch Act and Emoluments Clause issues if the Ukrainian case looks weak.

New study shows staggering consequences of for-profit healthcare system and Americans’ inability to pay...

34 million adults know someone who died after not getting the necessary treatment because of affordability.

Jane Fonda leads climate protests at US Capitol for fifth week in a row

“We cannot leave it to young people to fight this fight for their future by themselves.”