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The citizens of St. Louis County belive that District Attorney Wesley Bell provided false hope in the case involving the death of Michael Brown. Bell, who is Black, made national headlines in 2018 after he ran against the long-time District Attorney Bob McCulloch, who is White, according to the Associated Press. During his campaign, Lewis…

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Will Smith has been racially abused by police “on more than 10 occasions.” The Bad Boys actor admitted he got stopped “frequently” by officers in Philadelphia, who used derogatory language toward him because of his skin color. Speaking on podcast “On One With Angela Rye,” he said: “I grew up in Philadelphia. I grew up…

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Another incident of police brutality has gone viral. On Wednesday, July 1, 2020, an altercation between a Black woman and a Black police officer turned violent, according to video obtained by the Miami Herald.  The issue began after the woman, Pam Anderson, 21, reportedly missed her flight at Miami International Airport and began complaining loudly.…

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The Detroit Police Department is facing backlash after an officer plowed through a group of protesters. The incident occurred on Sunday, June 28, 2020, near Patton Park in Detroit, according to the Detroit Free Press. After beginning in the afternoon, the protest against racial injustice was initially peaceful until the sun set and an officer…

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Several White former cops reportedly made plans to kill activist Shaun King. In an article posted on Medium, King, 40, revealed evidence that detailed the plot. The plan began with an online thread that was started by Laura Tartaglione, a former Long Beach, California, police officer. Tartaglione, who runs a nonprofit called Honorbands, an organization…

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The racism that has existed for decades in police departments across the nation is being brought to the forefront as a result of technology. The latest incident occurred in Wilmington, North Carolina with members of the Wilmington Police Department, according to WWAY. The department ran an audio audit on June 4 and discovered racist language…

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Justice delayed is justice denied. That is the thinking of the grieving mothers of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor since neither of the cases involving the shooting deaths of their children has been resolved. Arbery’s mother, Wanda Cooper-Jones, has flown to Louisville, Kentucky, to team up with Taylor’s mother, Tamika Palmer. Cooper-Jones said she wants to help expedite the investigation, and possible…

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The police officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks has been charged with felony 1 murder. On June 17, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard announced that former Atlanta Police Department Officer, Garrett Rolfe, faces 11 felony charges in the case surrounding the death of Brooks. On the evening of Friday, June 12, police were…

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Black children may develop negative perceptions of law enforcement due to recent incidents of police brutality. On Tuesday, June 16, 2020, Stacey Pierre-Louis posted a gut-wrenching video on social media of his 10-year-old son, Eliah. While dribbling a basketball on his family’s driveway, Eliah stopped dribbling and hid behind his family’s SUV. Moments later, a…

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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…

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