Nation Topics - Police Brutality
News and Features
A town hall meeting on the aggressive policing of black bodies in America.
The official response to Michael Brown’s murder has laid bare the cheapness of black life.
For Latinos and Asian- and Arab-Americans, Ferguson is our fight too.
There’s at least one line every Marine knows: “Never point a weapon at anything you do not intend to shoot.” The St. Louis County Police Department apparently never received that memo.
We can undo the policies facilitating police violence in Ferguson.
How the excessive militarization of the police has turned cops into counterinsurgents.
Occupy Wall Street activists like Cecily McMillan are still fighting the state, only this time they’re waging their battles in the courts.
The City of Chicago has paid tens of millions of dollars in settlements with victims of brutality under Police Commander Jon Burge. But justice is far from done—and some victims are still in prison.
How the shooting death of the unarmed teenager sparked new activism against police violence in the Bronx.
Ethan Saylor died because police responded with rapid and unnecessary force to his disability. I worry, not only for my son with Down Syndrome, but for all others who face similar tactics.
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