Black Miami cop pulls over white superior for traffic violation, loses his job

Last month, Miami police officer Marcel Jackson observed a car speeding and made a traffic stop. When Jackson confronted the driver and asked for ID, the driver did not comply in handing over the requested documents to Jackson. Instead, the driver quickly flashed some form of ID badge that was strapped to his waist and said […]

Jumaane Williams, New York City Councilman Arrested for ‘Walking While Black’

The NYPD will discipline three officers for detaining and handcuffing a city councilman and another city official as they walked along a sidewalk during the West Indian American Day Parade in September. According to the New York Civil Liberties Union, the police department’s Internal Affairs Bureau found “sufficient evidence to partially substantiate” complaints lodged by councilman, Jumaane D. […]