The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of an Arizona police officer who shot a woman four times in her driveway while she held a knife. The officer enjoys qualified immunity in the case, the justices said.
Of the 20 shots fired by Sacramento, California, police officers, unarmed black man Stephon Clark was hit by eight, according to an autopsy commissioned by his family. Seven of the shots came from behind and one from the side.
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.