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Samuel DuBose Shooting Trial Results in Second Hung Jury

Samuel DuBose Shooting Trial Results in Second Hung Jury

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jun 23, 2017

An Ohio judge declared a mistrial in the retrial of a former University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally wounded an unarmed Black motorist,... Read More

Meet Charleena Lyles, Another African-American Killed by Police

Meet Charleena Lyles, Another African-American Killed by Police

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jun 22, 2017

On Sunday, Charleena Lyles, an African-American woman, was shot and killed by Seattle police. The 30-year-old became the 451st person to die at the... Read More

Michael Slager

The Cop Who Killed Walter Scott is Asking for Money

by #teamEBONY   Mar 01, 2017

For the second time since his detainment, the former North Charleston policeman who shot and killed Walter Scott has said he’s too poor to... Read More

Man Charged in Takiya Holmes Shooting Death

Man Charged in Takiya Holmes Shooting Death

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 15, 2017

Police say a Chicago man is in custody following the death of an 11-year-old girl who was struck by a stray bullet on the... Read More

Washington Deputies Fatally Shoot Pregnant Mother of 3

Washington Deputies Fatally Shoot Pregnant Mother of 3

by Shantell E. Jamison   Oct 24, 2016

A young, pregnant mother of three was fatally shot by police in Washington. 23-year-old Renee Davis was five months pregnant when she was killed... Read More

Video Shows Black Man Surrendering to Police, Still Shot

Video Shows Black Man Surrendering to Police, Still Shot

by #teamEBONY   Sep 19, 2016

A Black man fatally shot by a white Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer responding to a stalled vehicle had no weapon on him or in... Read More

Kouren Thomas Could Have Been My Baby

Kouren Thomas Could Have Been My Baby

by Laura Miller   Aug 15, 2016

“What can I say? He was a good boy. He didn’t bother nobody.”  “He was a good kid, and I don’t have him anymore…there’s... Read More

For Milwaukee Residents, Another Night of Protest Ensues

For Milwaukee Residents, Another Night of Protest Ensues

by Shantell E. Jamison   Aug 15, 2016

Milwaukee saw a second night of unrest Sunday following the police-involved shooting death of a 23-year-old Black man Saturday. NPR reports that Sylville Smith... Read More

Akai Gurley: NYPD Officer Peter Liang Takes Stand

Akai Gurley: NYPD Officer Peter Liang Takes Stand

by #teamEBONY   Feb 08, 2016

The New York City police officer who fatally shot Akai Gurley took the stand to give his account of the deadly shooting. Officer Peter... Read More

Palm Beach Gardens Police Officer Who Killed Corey Jones Fired

Palm Beach Gardens Police Officer Who Killed Corey Jones Fired

by #teamEBONY   Nov 13, 2015

A Florida police officer who fatally shot a man whose car broke down last month has been fired. Palm Beach Gardens police Officer Nouman... Read More