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Father of Atatiana Jefferson, Victim of Fatal Police Shooting in Texas, Dies

Father of Atatiana Jefferson, Victim of Fatal Police Shooting in Texas, Dies
The father of Atatiana Jefferson, a black woman who was shot to death by a police officer inside her Fort Worth, Texas, home in October, has died,...

Julián Castro Says Tackling Gun Violence Must Include Police Brutality

Julián Castro Says Tackling Gun Violence Must Include Police Brutality
Former Housing Secretary Julián Castro said Tuesday that the conversation about tackling gun violence should include addressing violence by police...

Netflix and Ava DuVernay Sued by Police Interrogation Firm

Netflix and Ava DuVernay Sued by Police Interrogation Firm
The company behind a controversial police interrogation technique filed a federal lawsuit on Monday against Netflix and director Ava DuVernay, cla...

Inspector general report shows at least 16 officers involved in cover-up of Laquan McDonald shooting

Inspector general report shows at least 16 officers involved in cover-up of Laquan McDonald shooting
An internal report investigating 16 police personnel involved in covering up the 2014 fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald by a former Chicago police...

Demands For Justice Erupt After Botham Jean's Neighbor Joshua Brown Was Shot And Killed

Demands For Justice Erupt After Botham Jean's Neighbor Joshua Brown Was Shot And Killed
Ten days after he testified in the murder trial of a former Dallas police officer, key witness Joshua Brown was gunned down at his apartment compl...

Judge under fire for hugging killer cop Amber Guyger after murder conviction

Judge under fire for hugging killer cop Amber Guyger after murder conviction
The judge who presided over the trial of Dallas cop Amber Guyger is under fire for hugging the killer, who was sentenced to prison for fatally sho...

The Castle Doctrine Defense Backfires: Amber Guyger Faces Up To 99 Years In Prison After Receiving Guilty Verdict

The Castle Doctrine Defense Backfires: Amber Guyger Faces Up To 99 Years In Prison After Receiving Guilty Verdict
  The castle doctrine is the legal notion that your home is your castle, and you have the right to use lethal force to defend it. But on Tuesday,...

Congress Hears From Eric Garner’s Mother, 5 Years After Police Killed Her Son

Congress Hears From Eric Garner’s Mother, 5 Years After Police Killed Her Son
Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner, sat before Congress on Thursday and relived the death of her son at the hands of police, as part of a hearin...

Philadelphia's acting police commissioner apologizes for having worn a controversial LAPD shirt

Philadelphia's acting police commissioner apologizes for having worn a controversial LAPD shirt
Philadelphia's acting police commissioner apologized this week for having worn an LAPD T-shirt that many perceive to be a reference to the Los A...

Bucks Player Sterling Brown Not Willing to Just Accept $400k Settlement, Wants City to Admit Wrongdoing

Bucks Player Sterling Brown Not Willing to Just Accept $400k Settlement, Wants City to Admit Wrongdoing
An attorney for Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown called the city’s $400,000 offer to settle his civil rights lawsuit “not sufficient” and adde...

'Denied work for 889 days': Colin Kaepernick says he's set on NFL return

'Denied work for 889 days': Colin Kaepernick says he's set on NFL return
Colin Kaepernick hasn’t had a job in the NFL since the end of the 2016 season. This will be his third season watching from his living room couch i...

Ed Reed wears shirt displaying black victims of police brutality during NFL Hall of Fame Game

Ed Reed wears shirt displaying black victims of police brutality during NFL Hall of Fame Game
Prior to Thursday’s NFL Hall of Fame game between the Denver Broncos and Atlanta Falcons, the league introduced this year’s Canton inductees. Amon...