Police brutality

Conversation: A.C. Thompson and Jacques Morial on Post-Katrina Police Violence Conversation: A.C. Thompson and Jacques Morial on Post-Katrina Police Violence

In the anarchic days after Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans police department were responsible for much of the deadly violence.

Aug 11, 2010 / Video / The Nation on Grit TV

Charges in Police Killings Just a Start Charges in Police Killings Just a Start

If a federal investigation's good enough for New Orleans, how about Oakland too?

Jul 14, 2010 / The Notion / Laura Flanders

Justice at Last? Justice at Last?

Justice may finally be imaginable for Edna Glover and her family. The charred remains of her son Henry were discovered in the burnt hulk of a car on a levee overlooking the Mississ...

Feb 13, 2010 / The Notion / Esther Kaplan

MacArthur Park MacArthur Park

Advocates pushing for reform and immigrants clamoring for justice in the streets will not forget the recent violence in Los Angeles.

May 10, 2007 / Editorial / The Editors

Philadelphia Law Philadelphia Law

The City of Philadelphia seems poised to pay the price for being an overzealous host to the GOP.

May 8, 2007 / Editorial / Deb Schwartz

Crazed Cops, ‘Fallen Heroes’ Crazed Cops, ‘Fallen Heroes’

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 vindictiv...

Jan 27, 2000 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

Parents and Police Parents and Police

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 h...

Apr 8, 1999 / Editorial / The Editors

When Cops Are Killers When Cops Are Killers

"Justice for Amadou Diallo!" has been the rallying cry throughout New York since four police officers gunned down the unarmed West African immigrant as he stood outside his apartme...

Feb 18, 1999 / Editorial / Angela Ards