The former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager will be sentenced and fined this week in the federal civil rights case over the the shooting death of Walter Scott, an unarmed black man who fled a traffic stop in 2015.
Two documentary filmmakers are suing the St. Louis, Missouri police for arresting them during recent protests that erupted after the acquittal of a white former police officer in the killing of a black man.
Condemning both sides of the Charlottesville conflict, Trump says things that are true and the establishment finds uncomfortable, says former US diplomat Jim Jatras. Brian Becker of the ANSWER coalition argues that Trump is “emotionally with KKK.”
This is not only about holding the Chicago police department accountable. It is to make sure the community is at the table; making sure there is transparency, and no back-room deals, Kofi Ademola, Black Lives Matter organizer, told RT.
Three Baltimore police officers who were involved in the 2015 arrest that led to the death of Freddie Gray face termination and two others brief suspensions, according to a new report. No officers involved in Gray's death have been convicted.