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Police Brutality

  1. crime
    Tacoma Police Officers Face Murder Charges in Manuel Ellis KillingProsecutors say two white officers brutally beat a 33-year-old Black man in an apparently unprovoked attack, with the help of a third officer.
  2. police brutality
    Another Man Has Died After Police Pinned Him to the GroundHis brother said Mario Gonzalez was killed in the same manner as George Floyd.
  3. black lives matter
    Who’s Keeping Black Children Safe?A recent spate of horrific reminders that the American system of policing has not been held accountable.
  4. police brutality
    Ohio Police Shot and Killed a 16-Year-Old Black GirlRight before the jury delivered a guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin case, Ma’Khia Bryant was fatally shot in Columbus.
  5. police brutality
    Derek Chauvin Has Been Convicted of Murdering George FloydThe jury found the former officer guilty on all counts.
  6. power
    The Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake Is Back on DutyRusten Sheskey — who shot Blake seven times, leaving him paralyzed — will not be disciplined.
  7. police shootings
    What We Know About the Police Killing of Daunte WrightThe 20-year-old Black man was fatally shot by a Minnesota officer during a traffic stop.
  8. police brutality
    Chauvin’s Defense Tried to Hide the Latest Police Shooting From JuryAfter Daunte Wright was killed by police, Derek Chauvin’s lawyer worried about jury bias.
  9. police brutality
    ‘When I Look at George Floyd, I Look at My Dad’Darnella Frazier, the teen who took the viral video of Floyd’s death, testified in Derek Chauvin’s murder trial on Tuesday.
  10. police brutality
    What to Expect in the Derek Chauvin Murder TrialThe proceedings, which began Monday, will focus on George Floyd’s cause of death.
  11. power
    Jacob Blake Is Suing the Police Officer Who Shot HimBlake, the Black man who was left paralyzed after being repeatedly shot in the back, is accusing officer Rusten Sheskey of excessive force.
  12. breonna taylor
    I Was Charged With a Felony for Demanding Justice for Breonna TaylorThe charges were dropped, but they were a clear attempt at intimidation.
  13. police brutality
    The George Floyd Murder Trial Is Off to a Rough StartJury selection has been delayed so prosecutors can seek an additional charge.
  14. crime
    What We Know About the Death of Daniel PrudeA grand jury has declined to indict any of the Rochester police officers involved in the fatal arrest.
  15. crime
    What We Know About the Killing of Elijah McClainA scathing report by independent investigators says Aurora police “stretched the record to exonerate the [responding] officers.”
  16. police violence
    A Man Died After Police Knelt on His Neck for 5 MinutesWhat to know about Angelo Quinto, who died after a horrifying, violent arrest in December.
  17. capitol insurrection
    ‘It Was No Accident’Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal on surviving the siege.
  18. crime
    None of the Officers Involved in Shooting Jacob Blake Will Face ChargesBlake’s attorney said the decision “failed not only Jacob and his family but the community that protested and demanded justice.”
  19. power
    Two More Police Officers to Be Fired in Breonna Taylor CaseLouisville’s interim police chief has issued termination letters to detectives Myles Cosgrove and Joshua Jaynes.
  20. police brutality
    Philadelphia Police Fatally Shot a Black Man in Front of His MomFollowing the shooting of 27-year-old Walter Wallace Jr., people took to the streets in protest.
  21. breonna taylor
    What Really Happened With the Breonna Taylor Grand Jury?Jurors have started speaking out about the secret proceedings. One called the attorney general’s actions “criminal.“
  22. power
    Nigeria Has Erupted Into Protests Over Police ViolenceEverything to know about the #EndSARS movement, which has gained international attention.
  23. power
    An Unarmed Black Man Tried to Shake Hands With a Cop. He Was Shot Dead.Jonathan Price, 31, was shot four times in the torso after his family says he broke up a domestic dispute.
  24. the bigger picture
    ‘This Is Breonna Taylor’s Home’: Scenes From LouisvillePhotographer J.D. Barnes captures the anguish and the outrage over the grand jury’s decision in Breonna Taylor’s killing.
  25. police brutality
    Wisconsin Police Shot a Black Man Multiple Times in the BackOfficers opened fire on Jacob Blake while his back was turned, as his three children watched from the car.
  26. overloaded
    I’m the Only Doctor in My ER Who Stands Up to the CopsEmergency rooms are stressful even without the threat of brutality.
  27. the bigger picture
    On the Front Lines of the Portland ProtestsAs protesters face down Trump’s heavily armed “secret police,” photographer JD Barnes has been capturing the chaos.
  28. protests
    How to Support the Struggle Against Police BrutalityOrganizations to donate to, and other actions to take to help demand justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other victims of police violence.
  29. power
    The Protests Aren’t Stopping Anytime SoonOne month into the nationwide uprising against police brutality, protesters have taken over City Hall Park in Manhattan to make their demands heard.
  30. police brutality
    Is Ketamine the New Police Weapon Against Black Lives?Elijah McClain was injected with the drug, even though he was already handcuffed and helpless.
  31. police brutality
    Cops in Riot Gear Stormed a Violin Vigil for Elijah McClainProtesters say police in Aurora, Colorado, dispersed a peaceful memorial for McClain using tear gas, pepper spray, and force.
  32. the bigger picture
    70-Plus Photographers Unite in Fundraising Initiative Against Systemic RacismReframing the Future is working with photographers and graphic designers to fundraise for National Bail Out and the Marsha P. Johnson Institute.
  33. power
    15,000 People Marched in Brooklyn for Black Trans Lives“This is what community looks like.”
  34. media
    ‘Am I Biased Because I’m Black?’Alexis Johnson, a reporter at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, says she was barred from protest coverage because her bosses felt her tweets showed “bias.”
  35. power
    The Exhilarating Possibility of ProtestThousands of people have mobilized almost overnight. Now, one of New York’s most notorious police-secrecy laws has been repealed.
  36. power
    ‘It’s So Surreal Thinking About How All This Started on Lake Street’Young protestors in Minneapolis reflect on what it’s been like to help start a global uprising.
  37. protests
    ‘The Next Thing I Remember, I’m on the Ground.’City Council candidate Marti Gould Cummings on being arrested for protesting.
  38. police violence
    ‘Rubber Bullets’ Are Not RubberThey are palm-size and can result in death.
  39. the body politic
    ‘We’ve Seen Our City Set Ablaze’Ilhan Omar on the fight against structural racism and injustice, and how the Congressional Black Caucus can move us forward.
  40. crime
    Minneapolis Police Sued Over Violent Protest TacticsTwo lawsuits allege that officers used excessive force against peaceful protesters and journalists.
  41. the body politic
    Don’t Call It RiotingMaxine Waters on the history of protest and the language of insurrection.
  42. power
    Minneapolis Public School Board Cancels Police ContractIts unanimous vote will divert $1.1 million from the Minneapolis Police Department.
  43. protests
    What to Do if You’re Exposed to Tear GasIn response to protests against police brutality, police have routinely employed tear gas. Here, doctors tell you what to do if you’re exposed.
  44. crime
    Everything We Know About the Police Shooting of David McAteeLouisville police and National Guardsmen fired on a crowd on Monday, killing the 53-year-old.
  45. power
    How to Make Sure You’re Donating EffectivelySome bail funds have asked people to donate to smaller, less well-known orgs — and to be wary of scam accounts on Venmo.
  46. protests
    A Weekend of Widespread Police AggressionViral footage shows officers shooting rubber bullets and pepper-spraying protesters.
  47. power
    What’s More Deadly“I’m terrified of the coronavirus… But I had to choose which virus poses the biggest threat to my family, friends, and me. And that’s the police.”
  48. police brutality
    A Cop Killed a Black Grandmother After Stopping Her Outside Her HomePolice say the officer was “forced” to fire multiple rounds at the 44-year-old woman. Her family says she was struggling with schizophrenia.
  49. crime
    Dallas Cop Who Killed Botham Jean in His Apartment Has Been Indicted on MurderHere’s everything we know about the ex-cop who shot and killed her black neighbor.
  50. crime
    Chicago Police Officer Who Shot, Killed Laquan McDonald Found Guilty of MurderIn October 2014, Jason Van Dyke shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times.
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