Kang Wong’s case highlights the need for language access services in police departments.
Surveillance footage of Kelly Thomas’s death in 2011 sparked national outcry.
Police violently dispersed a crowd of about 150 people in Durnham, North Carolina, during a vigil in which supporters demanded answers after the death of a teenager, who managed to shoot himself while handcuffed in police custody.
The House stood and applauded the shooting death of Miriam Carey, further perpetuating the idea that black women’s lives are not worth as much as others.
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.
You can do everything “right” in America, but if you’re black, racism will always pose a threat to your life.
How the shooting death of the unarmed teenager sparked new activism against police violence in the Bronx.
An aggressive, racially charged stop-and-frisk captured on audio helped raise the debate about the police tactic.
News stories that followed the NYPD’s killing of a 16-year-old Brooklyn boy show how we criminalize people based on race and geography.