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A  Florida mother believes that excessive force was used on her teenage daughter who was struck and arrested by a police officer at a mall that was caught on video and has gone viral. But police say the video doesn’t capture the entire story. The troubling incident occurred Thursday at a mall in Coral Springs […]

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A Pennsylvania man Tasered in the back by a Lancaster police officer while sitting on […]

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Baltimore police department, DOJ Consent Decree, excessive force, National, News, Police Bias, Police Reforms -

Just last year, the U.S. Justice Department released a scathing report on the Baltimore Police […]

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Howard University Professor Dr. Bahiyyah Muhammad has found herself acting as more than just an instructor to many of students over the years...

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BALTIMORE (AP) — A medical examiner found that a young black man suffered a "high-energy injury," most likely caused when the Baltimore police van he was riding in suddenly slowed down, according to an autopsy report obtained by The Baltimore Sun newspaper...

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charges have been dropped against a University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest sparked a public uproar and a state police investigation...

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia (AP) — The governor of Virginia has called for an investigation into the rough arrest of a university student who appears in a photo with a bloody face as he is being held down by an officer...

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@AP, Cleveland police, Eric Garner, Eric Holder, Excessive Force, Justice Department, News, Police Brutality, Tamir Rice, Uncategorized -

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland, Ohio police officers use excessive and unnecessary force far too often, are poorly trained in tactics and firearm use and endanger the public and their fellow officers with their recklessness, the U.S. Justice Department said in a report presented Thursday by Attorney General Eric Holder...

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Stereotyping Black parents warn their children about how they should look, act, speak and react […]

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theGRIO REPORT - A Cleveland policeman who fatally shot a 12-year-old thought the boy..'s pellet gun was a real firearm and later said he had no choice, the officer's father said.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will discuss the situation in Ferguson on Monday with his Cabinet, civil rights leaders, law enforcement officials and others...

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While Arizona State University faculty members are eagerly signing petitions and condemning university police for […]

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