ACLU, DC man, invasive search

ACLU Files Suit Against DC Officer Who Performed ‘Invasive’ Search on Black Man Making Birthday Plans

by Teddy Grant   Jul 20, 2018

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against Metropolitan Police Department Officer Sean Lojacono after... Read More

Minnesota Cop Pulls Gun on Four Handcuffed Black Teens

Minnesota Cop Pulls Gun on Four Handcuffed Black Teens

by Teddy Grant   Jul 13, 2018

People are calling for an or an investigation over a Minneapolis Park Police officer drawing a gun on four handcuffed Black teens on Tuesday... Read More

Philadelphia Zoo, Arrest, Black teens, Philadelphia Police, zoo

Philadelphia Police Investigating Arrest of Black Teen at Zoo

by Teddy Grant   Jul 10, 2018

Update: Philadelphia Zoo spokeswoman Dana Lombardo told EBONY that the public safety officer did not call the police, but flagged a vehicle down as... Read More

Tommie Lee Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Atlanta

Tommie Lee Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Atlanta

by Jessica Bennett   Jul 09, 2018

Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta star Tommie Lee is in more legal trouble after being arrested for disorderly conduct. According to TMZ, the reality... Read More

White Manager, Socks, Swimming pool

White Manager Fired After Calling Police on Black Man Wearing Socks in Swimming Pool

by Teddy Grant   Jul 09, 2018

A White property manager at an apartment complex in Memphis, Tennessee lost her job after she called the cops on a Black man wearing... Read More

12-year-old, grass, police

White Family Calls Cops on Lawn Mowing Boy Again After Feeling ‘Threatened’

by Teddy Grant   Jul 09, 2018

A White Ohio family who called the cops on a 12-year-old boy who accidentally mowed part of their lawn called 911 again after feeling... Read More

#NewportNancy: White Woman Calls Cops on Black Woman for Smoking in Parking Lot

#NewportNancy: White Woman Calls Cops on Black Woman for Smoking in Parking Lot

by Jessica Bennett   Jul 06, 2018

The wave of White people calling police on Black people for no reason continues, as one woman known only as #NewportNancy felt the need... Read More

Janelle Bynum, Oregon, canvassing

Police Called on Black Oregon State Rep. Canvassing Neighborhood

by Teddy Grant   Jul 05, 2018

A Black Oregon state legislator says a constituent called the cops on her while she was canvassing in a neighborhood she represents, The Oregonian... Read More

12-year-old, grass, police

Cops Called on 12-Year-Old Mowing Grass

by Teddy Grant   Jun 29, 2018

A 12-year-old entrepreneur had the police called on him because he accidentally cut someone else’s grass, according to News 5 Cleveland. Reginald Fields runs... Read More

Gregory Hill Jr., $4, Black Man

Family of Black Man Killed by Police Awarded $4 by Jury, Sheriff Has to Pay 4 Cents

by Teddy Grant   May 31, 2018

A federal jury awarded the family of a Black man, Gregory Hill Jr., who was killed by police, $4, finding the St. Lucie County,... Read More