Police Killings

Ontario-bred ballerina Katlyn Addison became the third Black dancer to play the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy in Ballet West’s Nutcracker production.

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin will prevent the restoration of voting rights for individuals who were convicted of non-violent crimes in the state of Kentucky by executive order.

Over the past few years, stories about African Americans being killed at the hands of police officers have become all too common. A new report released by Campaign Zero, an organization that strives to end police violence within our country, has revealed that 59 out of 60 of America’s largest cities have disproportionately killed Blacks. […]

The Guardian, which introduced the database The Counted to build a comprehensive record of killings at the hands of police officers, notes that more than 950 people have been killed by police this year. In the month of October, the number of those killed reached 95.

The family of Mohamed Bah, who died at the hands of police officers in 2012, is accusing the NYPD of covering up his death.

Erica Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, applauds NY's probe into Raynette Turner's death but describes how the stage was set for such deaths

The LAPD officer who kicked #AlesiaThomas to death was just found guilty, but of a smaller assault offense. pic.twitter.com/0iV1IJlK5c — Shaun King (@ShaunKing) June 5,…

Matt Kenny, the Madison, Wis. police officer named in the fatal shooting death of 19-year-old Tony Robinson, has been cleared of any wrongdoing after the findings…

Police are willing to use lethal force in a library but won’t say why? NOW is not the time for silence. #KevinAllen pic.twitter.com/PedG0KxEc5 — Alex…

In an obviously strategic, possibly desperate move, a Fraternal Order of Police lodge has asked Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby to recuse herself from the…

Another black mother calls the police to help diffuse a situation with her child, another black life ended by them. On Friday night, two St. Louis…

Yet another unarmed black man was shot and killed by police, this time in Tulsa, Oklahoma by a 73-year-old officer of the law who said…