Police brutality

A new short film humanizes Black life as it's caught in the crosshairs of police brutality and state violence.

Belafonte, a life-long vocal advocate and champion of social justice, said the PSA exists to circumvent the pillaging of Black bodies.

Two important additions were included in the revamped policy; a fleeing suspect must present an "immediate threat," for officers to use deadly force, and if an officer abuses the restriction, fellow officers are held accountable to intervene.

In the emotional interview with "People," the "Luke Cage" actress breaks down in tears about state violence and applauds Colin Kaepernick.

Back in July, the fatal shooting of Philando Castile during a traffic stop not only left many heartbroken and devastated, but it also left a wealth of unanswered questions as to what exactly happened to him based on the police officer’s explanation. Luckily the state of Minnesota feels as though they have enough evidence to […]

Roland Martin offered a little advice for millennial voters who are unenthusiastic about this year's presidential election.

A San Diego police officer fatally shot and killed Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man who witnesses claim was mentally challenged. Reports say his sister called police for assistance because he was in mental and/or physical distress. Several eyewitnesses said the victim had his hands above his head when he was shot, but police deny […]

A San Diego police officer fatally shot and killed Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man who witnesses claim was mentally challenged. Reports say his sister called police for assistance because he was in mental and/or physical distress. Several eyewitnesses said the victim had his hands above his head when he was shot, but police deny […]

Reviewing the videos, neither police dashcam or body-camera footage, shows the slain man pointing a gun at police officers.