Dashcam video and audio released by the Bridgeton Police Department show the shooting death of a New Jersey father at the hands of police officers. The shooting of Jerame Reid in the days leading up to the New Year has sparked more protests and national conversations about the force used by police officers. The officers involved, Braheme […]

In the wake of Michael Brown’s death, strained relations with police, and the killing of two NYPD officers in their squad car, Chipotle is apologizing after one of their employees used the “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” gesture in response to nine NYPD officers who entered the Mexican food chain in Brooklyn. The incident occurred on Dec. […]

Ferguson, the Missouri suburb that will forever be stained with the blood of an unarmed black teenager who was gunned down by a white police officer on a blistering hot August day, was freezing. The crowds that lined the streets in late summer were gone. The stores — businesses divided on whether to trust a community […]

A white Florida officer critically wounded a black man early Monday when he shot the unarmed 28-year-old in a stolen car in Orlando, according to Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings. Witnesses say the man, Cedric Bartee, had his hands in the air — a sign of surrender — when the shooting occurred. In recent months, the “Hands up, […]

Joining the St. Louis Rams in their Sunday protest to stand in solidarity with demonstrators in Ferguson, Mo., members of Congress took to the House floor to broadcast their “Hands Up!” gesture and speak out against police violence. The four individuals, all members of the Congressional Black Caucus, raised their hands, palms out, to show the […]

Following Sunday night football’s “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot,” silent demonstration in support of Ferguson protesters demanding justice for Michael Brown Jr., the St. Louis Police Officers Association called for the punishment and an apology from the St. Louis Ram players who participated. And they got it. Well, according to St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar. Hours after Rams coach Jeff […]

John Legend made a bold statement earlier this week, when he took the stage at the What’s Going On Benefit Concert at the Hollywood Bowl. The singer, who is just one of a handful of celebrities who have been vocal about the tragic shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, stepped out on stage in a black […]