Attacks on peaceful protesters rarely make the police or government look anything but weak and cowardly.
Five years ago next week, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the body of Henry Glover was found burned in a charred sedan overlooking the Mississippi River in New Orleans. The case was mysterious from the start, but it wasn't until A.C. Thompson's 2009 article for The Nation that a real investigation began.
In the anarchic days after Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans police department were responsible for much of the deadly violence.
Advocates pushing for reform and immigrants clamoring for justice in the streets will not forget the recent violence in Los Angeles.
The City of Philadelphia seems poised to pay the price for being an overzealous host to the GOP.
Those endless wars on crime and drugs--a staple of 90 percent of America's politicians these last thirty years--have engendered not merely our 2 million prisoners but a vindictive hysteria that p
David Dinkins, Susan Sarandon and other celebrities got the headlines, submitting to arrest at New York's One Police Plaza to protest the death of unarmed Amadou Diallo at the hands of the NYPD'
"Justice for Amadou Diallo!" has been the rallying cry throughout New York since four police officers gunned down the unarmed, 22-year-old West African immigrant as he stood outside his Bronx ap