The city of Atlanta police shortage The city of Atlanta is about 200 police officers short. Atlanta police chief Erika Shields says the #1 reason cops are leaving Atlanta is pay. Chief Erika Shields is developing a 4 year plan to present to all of the upcoming mayoral candidates. Operation fix failing schools Last […]
Brian Courtney Wilson talked with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about the inspiration for his new song.
Actor and activist Malik Yoba chatted with Erica Campbell & GRIFF from the makeup trailer at one of his many gigs. He discusses advocating for crime victims as the host of TVOne’s “Justice By Any Means.” Malik discusses what he loves most about the show, and how it’s actually extremely inspiring as well as powerful, […]
Protests erupted in North Carolina last night after an officer fatally shot a disabled man named Keith Lamont Scott, who was waiting for his kid to return from school. Protests escalated as they ran their course throughout the night, with people blocking off highways and setting things on fire. Meanwhile, Tulsa, Oklahoma, is going on […]
Reverend Dr. Michael Waters, founder and senior pastor of Joy Tabernacle AME Chuch in Dallas, Texas, is also a professor, author, community activist, and social commentator. He talks to Erica Campbell and GRIFF about his work in the Dallas community after the tragedy of the police shootings occurred in July. He talks about his role […]
Louisiana House Bill 953, or the 'Blue Lives Matter Bill," extends provisions under the current hate crime law, covering police officers, EMS workers and first responders.
Tom Angel, Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell's chief of staff, sent the emails in 2012 and 2013 when he was the No. 2 police official in Burbank, California, the report says.
Testimony during the trial of Baltimore officer William Porter on Friday revealed Freddie Gray’s pleas for medical attention were ignored. CNN reports prosecutors played a tape that showed Porter’s versions of the April 12 arrest in court for the first time on Friday. When Porter was asked about his interaction in the van with Gray, he […]
Daniel Andrew, the officer who was seen punching a mentally ill woman on a California highway in July 2014, will not face charges for the incident. According to The LA Times, prosecutors declined to press criminal charges after reviewing video and witness statements from the incident. Officials summarized Andrew, a California Highway Patrol officer, was […]
After Ahmed Mohamed's homemade digital clock was mistaken for a bomb by authorities, his family is seeking $15 million.