St. Louis Police Officers Association Wants Rams Players Punished For Ferguson Protest

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By Ryan Gajewski - The football pros raised their hands before the game in a tribute to the unrest in the nearby suburb St. Louis Rams players saluted Ferguson protesters with a public display at Sunday's game. Five of the NFL team's players emerged from the tunnel at St. Louis' Edward … [Read more...]

L.A.’s Ferguson Protesters Swarm Downtown

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By Aaron Couch Some marchers stood on police cars Protesters of the controversial grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo., hit Los Angeles for the second day in a row. Protesters marched on Beverly Hills and the downtown L.A. area, where they remained largely peaceful, though at times they stood … [Read more...]

Police Shoots, Kills 12-year-old Boy holding BB Toy Gun on Playground

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — Police determined that a 12-year-old boy was shot & killed by an officer outside a Cleveland rec center Saturday when he reached into his waistband According to Cleveland police, witnesses first reported around 3:30 p.m. that a male was in the playground area outside Cudell … [Read more...]

Licensed to Kill: The Growing Phenomenon of Police Shooting Unarmed Citizens

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By John Whitehead Here's a recipe for disaster: Take a young man (or woman), raise him on a diet of violence, hype him up on the power of the gun in his holster and the superiority of his uniform, render him woefully ignorant of how to handle a situation without resorting to violence, train him … [Read more...]

Family Suing Police for Excessive Force Speak Out On Dr. Drew

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By Marc Gordon - Excessive Force or no? Lisa Mahone, 47, and her boyfriend, Jamal Jones, have filed a federal lawsuit against the Hammond, Indiana Police Department. They accuse the police of using excessive force and false arrest and battery during a September 24 traffic stop. It's … [Read more...]

St. Louis Residents React to Yet Another Local Police Shooting: ‘Who Can You Trust?’

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By jkennedy ST LOUIS, Mo - In what seems like a never-ending cycle of violence, an off-duty St. Louis police officer has shot and killed a suspect in Shaw, Missouri, a neighborhood just miles from the suburb of Ferguson where Michael Brown was murdered in August. The shooting, which took place … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Why Is Hong Kong Protesting Against China? – TestTube Daily Show

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Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong have gained widespread attention in their response to recent electoral changes imposed by the Chinese Government. What exactly are these changes, and how do they affect Hong Kong's democratic aspirations? … [Read more...]

Mother Says Her Son Wouldn’t Have Been Shot by Police Were He White Like Her

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Susan Hunt, mother of a young man killed by police last week, said she thinks he wouldn't have been shot were her son white. . Police say they shot 22 year old Darrien Nathaniel Hunt , whose father is black and mother is white, on Wednesday while he was carrying what they have described as a … [Read more...]

Ray Rice Video Sent to NFL Executive April 9th : AP

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By Hilary Lewis -- The league has insisted they were unable to obtain the brutal footage of the running back abusing his then-fiancee until this Monday. A law enforcement official sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, according to a new report … [Read more...]

Melissa Harris-Perry’s Searing Tribute To Black Men Killed By Police

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In a short but powerful segment , Melissa Harris-Perry connected the recent police killing of Michael Brown to the deaths of other black men at the hands of police  America's history — and to of injustice towards black people. Harris-Perry read the names of some of the hundreds of men who were … [Read more...]