Ronald Greene’s mother reacts to disturbing police bodycam footage (video)

The mother of Ronald Greene, a Louisiana man who died while in police custody as he pleaded for his life during a 2019 traffic stop, is speaking out to condemn the newly released bodycam footage capturing the moments prior to her son’s death. According to Mona Hardin, her son’s deadly encounter with law enforcement can […]

Georgia Sheriff Victor Hill returns to work after claiming his innocence

The attorneys for Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill in Georgia vehemently refuted the Department of Justice claims that he is guilty of police brutality and constitutional violations against jail inmates in 2020. Hill was arrested and charged with four violations of 18 US Code 242, which is a color of law statute that prohibits any […]

Cop charged for using pepper spray on Black teens sitting on a porch

Another incident of police using excessive force has gone viral. On Sunday, June 14, 2020, the Woodlynne Police Department released bodycam footage of cops harassing a group of Black teens. The incident occurred on Saturday, June 13, in Woodlynne, New Jersey after cops were called following claims that teens were trespassing at a property. When […]

Georgia cop suspended after violent arrest of Black dad caught on video

There is a serious problem when it comes to police dealing with people of color in the community. The disconnect between presumed innocence and use of force seems to be evident with frequent reports of a citizen being brutalized. The latest incident to hit the news comes from the city of Monroe, Georgia, and a […]

Out-of-control cop threatens to shoot mom over a doll (video)

A video has emerged of a frightening encounter between a Black couple with children and officers with the Phoenix, Arizona, police department. It all started after Dravon Ames, 22, his pregnant fiancée Iesha Harper, and their two small children left a Family Dollar. Unbeknownst to the couple, their four-year-old child had taken a doll, valued […]

Investigation launched after viral video shows cop punching Black dad (video)

Once again law enforcement has been caught on tape allegedly brutalizing Black citizens, this time in Columbus, Ohio. A video was shared on social media that shows a group of Black residents being terrorized, and in at least one instance, assaulted by a well-known Black cop. According to the Columbus Police Department, officers were responding […]

Sacramento cops under fire after ‘bag’ arrest of 12-year-old Black child

There is a feeling of outrage in Sacramento, California, after the arrest of a 12-year-old child captured on video has gone viral. At issue is the level of force used and the placing of what appears to be a plastic bag over the protesting boy’s head. Black Lives Matter of Sacramento posted a video on […]

Florida cop suspended for excessive force on unarmed Black man (video)

An investigation into the use of force by a deputy sheriff in  Orange County, Florida has resulted in his suspension. It has taken almost seven months to determine that Deputy Ayler Cruz broke department policy when he tased an unarmed Black man named Tevion Kenyatta Dickson, 25, on September 28, 2018. Cruz was responding to […]

Ice Cube on hip-hop beefs, new album, upcoming film ‘Excessive Force’

Hip-hop legend Ice Cube is a major influence across multiple industries. As a pioneer of the rap game, his brand is the precedent for career evolution. His Cube Vision television and film production company has produced a bevy of successful films, and his expansion is gaining momentum with the BIG3 basketball league. After more than 30 years […]

FBI alerted after death in Louisiana police custody ruled homicide

The FBI is now involved in the case of Keeven Robinson, 22, of Metairie, Louisiana, after he died during an arrest. According to the Jefferson Parrish Sheriff’s Office (JPSO), Robinson was under investigation for suspected drug dealing. Detectives with the JPSO spotted him at a local gas station and moved in for an arrest but were […]

Jamarion Robinson: A mother’s pain after police kill her son (NSFW)

The pain of a mother who raised her child by herself to know the police shoot him down is an emotion that Monteria Robinson is experiencing. Her son Jamarion Robinson was killed by US Marshalls in August 2016. He was shot 76 times by the Marshalls who were working with the Metro Atlanta Fugitive Taskforce. Jamarion […]

Mom seeks answers, why cops shot her son, Jamarion Robinson, 76 times

On August 5, 2017, Monteria Robinson will mark the one year anniversary of her son’s death at the hands of US Marshalls. Jamarion Robinson was shot 76 times in what some have called an obscene display of excessive force by the three officers involved. The case is under investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation […]

Jamarion Robinson: 1 year after police killed him, still no answers

When this writer first encountered the story of Jamarion Robinson, it was emotionally jarring on a visceral level. Rolling out was invited to see the aftermath of the death of Robinson by U.S. Marshalls serving a warrant on behalf of Gwinnett County Police and the Atlanta Police Department. I did not know a lot about Robinson […]

Texas cop caught on tape abusing teens tries to take mom’s phone

Once again a police officer has been caught on tape using excessive force, this time in Arlington, Texas. Latasha Nelson of Dallas recorded the encounter where Arlington Police Officer Chad Haning arrested her 14-year-old son Trayvon and then violently assaulted and handcuffed her 16-year-old son. When an emotionally upset Nelson asked Haning where he was […]

Seattle police kill pregnant Black mom who called 911 for help  

The police shooting of a pregnant Black mother of three children has Seattle on edge. Charleena Lyles,30, called police shortly after 10 a.m. on Sunday morning to report a burglary at her apartment. When police responded to her apartment, she allegedly opened the door holding a knife in her hand. Not much is known after […]

Suspect in killing of pregnant girlfriend and cop says police beat him

Accused cop killer and suspect in the killing of a pregnant woman, Markeith Loyd, 41, was captured after a massive manhunt in Florida this week and is now upset by his treatment by police. On Dec. 13, 2016, Loyd killed his pregnant ex-girlfriend, Sade Dixon. She had been dating Loyd for about three months and […]

Black cop caught beating a suspect on surveillance video pays price

A Houston police officer is out of a job today after a video showed him beating a man. Officer Jairus Warren resigned on Monday, Sept. 26 after Houston officials released video of a Sept. 14 incident at a train station. In the video, Warren and his partner Daniel Reynoso are seen approaching a man identified […]

Texas cop disciplined for slamming girl to ground

A video uploaded to YouTube last week created a firestorm on social media. It shows San Antonio, Texas, school resource officer Joshua Kehm throwing middle school student Janissa Valdez, 12, to the ground, slamming her head into concrete.  When the video emerged online, an outcry arose from not only the parent of the girl but from […]

Police tased Black man 20 times before he died

[jwplatform 71zDg6IH] Linwood Lambert, according to police, was having a psychotic episode in a hotel room in South Boston, Virginia. According to police, he was speaking erratically and stating there were bodies in the ceiling of his room. Police told Lambert they were going to take him to a hospital emergency room for his own […]