Walter Scott

Mainly White-dominated juries have decided police-involved shootings since August 2014. Whites tend to give law enforcement the benefit of any doubt.

  CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina judge has declared a mistrial after a jury deadlocked in the murder trial of a white police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist. Circuit Judge Clifton Newman declared a mistrial in the case after a jury said it could not reach a […]

  CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina judge has declared a mistrial after a jury deadlocked in the murder trial of a white police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist. Circuit Judge Clifton Newman declared a mistrial in the case after a jury said it could not reach a […]

On Monday, Roland Martin and NewsOne Now discussed the Top 10 Stories of 2015, all of which had and will continue to have a longstanding impact on our lives as we move forward into 2016.

Michael Slager, the former North Carolina police officer who shot and killed Walter Scott, has been denied in his request for bail.

A South Carolina grand jury returned a murder indictment on Monday against a White former police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black man…

The cat is out of the bag; what was in darkness has come to light, and you know the rest. Since police are notoriously inaccurate for reporting their own messes, and the federal government has difficulty keeping tally, The Washington Post decided track the number of police-related fatalaties in 2015. In the first five months […]

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…

A Black homeowner in Hollywood, South Carolina was shot in the neck Thursday by a White sheriff’s deputy responding to a 911 call about a…

When U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. leaves office next week, he leaves behind some big shoes to fill. But if anyone is qualified…

A woman’s First Amendment rights may have been violated last week when a U.S. Marshal allegedly destroyed her recording device while she was filming an arrest, the Huffington Post…

As a teen in the “War on Drugs” 1980s, I remember being almost jubilant on those rare occasions when the local news showed a criminal…