Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the […]
Erica Garner's heat comes on the heels of De Blasio's refusal to release the disciplinary records of Officer Daniel Pantaleo, the cop who wrestled Erica's father Eric Garner to the ground with a chokehold, subsequently killing him in July 2014.
A video recording of the shooting shows that Charles, who is now 15, posed no threat at the time of the shooting. Charles' lawyers say the teen had dropped the gun and had his hands above his head when Officer Jonathan Rivera fired the shots.
New York City agreed to pay the family of Akai Gurley $4.1 million dollars, capping the end to the family's wrongful death lawsuit filed after he was shot and killed by an officer in 2014 while walking down a dark stairwell.
Detective Gordon's comments, initially reported last month shortly after the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, marked the simmering tension between the Black community and law enforcement over police interactions.
The protest continues into day two, violating the park's policy to clear out by midnight. Organizers are documenting the occupation on Twitter using the hashtag #shutdowncityhallnyc.
Since filming Eric Garner's death in July 2014, Ramsey Orta's life has changed in ways he couldn't imagine – mostly for the worse.
Delrawn Small was gunned down on July 4 in East New York by Officer Wayne Isaacs, who was off duty at the time. According to a video obtained by the New York Daily News, Isaacs fired on Small seconds after he approached Isaac's driver's side.
Williams was caught selling MetroCard swipes on September 17, 2013 and ran from the police. He was eventually tackled to the ground and restrained by handcuffs at 1:57 p.m., according to the surveillance footage.
On April 6, 2014, Dockery set fire to a mattress in his Coney Island apartment to pass the time while he waited for family who lived in the building. He was 16 at the time of the crime.
Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said that police are questioning witnesses again in order to accurately verify claims.
Kenneth Ramsuer, Glenn Grays' lawyer, said the confrontation shook Grays to his core and he's been unable to return to work.