Police Killings

Donald J. Trump’s first month in office ended with at least 105 people killed by police, the highest number of people killed by U.S. police in any one month since 2015.

NewsOne spoke with Christina Greer, a professor of political science at Fordham University, about how Democrats performed overall at the convention and particularly on two key issues facing African-Americans: Women's empowerment, and police killings and gun violence.

In the aftermath of the Dallas police shooting, certain conservative voices and media outlets would have you believe the greatest threats to the nation’s law enforcement are Black men. Unfortunately for those spouting this rhetoric, the facts do not support the narrative. In a recent article in The New York Daily News, Shaun King explains “71% of police who’ve been […]

The Guardian, which introduced the database The Counted to build a comprehensive record of killings at the hands of police officers, notes that more than 950 people have been killed by police this year. In the month of October, the number of those killed reached 95.

The LAPD officer who kicked #AlesiaThomas to death was just found guilty, but of a smaller assault offense. pic.twitter.com/0iV1IJlK5c — Shaun King (@ShaunKing) June 5,…

Matt Kenny, the Madison, Wis. police officer named in the fatal shooting death of 19-year-old Tony Robinson, has been cleared of any wrongdoing after the findings…

Statistics about fatal police shootings are notoriously hard to come by, so the Washington Post started counting this year. The result is an analysis of…

Police are willing to use lethal force in a library but won’t say why? NOW is not the time for silence. #KevinAllen pic.twitter.com/PedG0KxEc5 — Alex…

Another black mother calls the police to help diffuse a situation with her child, another black life ended by them. On Friday night, two St. Louis…

Yet another unarmed black man was shot and killed by police, this time in Tulsa, Oklahoma by a 73-year-old officer of the law who said…

In a ceremony described as “beautiful, [and] spirit filled,” hundreds came together on Saturday for the funeral of Walter Scott, the unarmed South Carolina man…

In the midst of the truth-telling videos around police brutality and excessive force coming out lately, many are calling for the protection of those who…