Officer Acquitted in Philando Castile Shooting Death

Officer Acquitted in Philando Castile Shooting Death

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jun 16, 2017

The Minnesota officer on trial for the police-involved shooting death of a 32-year-old Black motorist has been acquitted. CNN reports that Jeronimo Yanez was... Read More

Tamir Rice and the Value of Life

Cleveland Police Fire Cop Who Killed Tamir Rice

by #teamEBONY   May 30, 2017

The Cleveland police officer who fatally wounded 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014 as he played near his home was fired Tuesday, The New York Times reports.... Read More

Officer Acquitted in Terence Crutcher Shooting Death to Receive $35,000

Officer Acquitted in Terence Crutcher Shooting Death to Receive $35,000

by #teamEBONY   May 25, 2017

The Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer acquitted in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher will receive $35,000 in back pay, KFOR reports. Officer Betty Shelby... Read More

White Tulsa Police Officer Acquitted in Terence Crutcher Shooting

White Tulsa Police Officer Acquitted in Terence Crutcher Shooting

by Shantell E. Jamison   May 18, 2017

A White Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black motorist last year has been found not guilty in his death, CNN reports. Officer... Read More