Sandra Bland‘s family has settled a wrongful death suit with officials in Waller County, Texas, for $1.9 million, reports CNN. The amount includes payment for Bland’s death as well as several changes to jail procedures, notes the report. The case became a rallying call in the push for criminal justice reform after the 28-year-old Illinois woman was […]
Lil Wayne was a guest on Fox Sports One’s “Undisputed,” where Skip Bayless asked him for his thoughts about Colin Kaepernick‘s protest of the National Anthem, and the state of racism in America. Lil Wayne’s response earned him widespread criticism when he essentially stated that he thought racism in America was over. Sign Up For […]
James Burns was also charged with aggravated assault and making a false statement in relation to the June 22 killing of 22-year-old Deravis Caine Rogers.
A teacher testified that he heard the school's principal say, "If those white officers hurt my black babies, I'm going to have them fired."
Grandmother Geneva Smith said she handcuffed, dragged to the police car and thrown in jail for being an innocent bystander while her son was arrested.
McDonald, a 17-year-old Chicago teen, was shot 16 times in 2014 by officer Jason Van Dyke. McDonald's death lit a long simmering fire within Chicago that led to protests, calls for Emanuel's resignation, the termination of former superintendent Garry McCarthy, and a Justice Department probe.
Donnell Thompson, 27, was shot to death by a Los Angeles deputy that mistakenly believed he was involved in a carjacking.