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It seems these days, rapper DMX can't stay on the straight and narrow path

A teenager from Gainesville, Florida was fatally shot by police who believed the fake gun he carried was real. Robert Dentmond, 16, died Sunday night when he was sprayed with bullets from over five police officers.

The New York Daily News reports that the Southport Correctional facility near Elmira, NY has shelled out $10 million to prisoners in 175 settlements over the past five years. The lawsuits all share the same details of abuse, torture, and mistreatment.

Nearly 30 years after its debut, N.W.A's "F*ck tha Police" is still making waves.

Racial slurs heard over the Chicago Police Department’s radio scanner may have come from sources outside the department, DNA Info Chicago reports. The incident occurred Sunday morning when a 911 dispatcher and an officer’s conversation was interrupted by other voices on the line. The dispatcher, who believed she was speaking to a police officer, then heard […]

Two Baltimore school police officers have been charged after a viral video showed one officer slapping and kicking a student as the other stood by.

As another one of us was gun down unarmed and running away from the police,  Jeff Johnson explains why even good cops can be part of…

An English student’s comparison of a Ku Klux Klan member to a police officer in a school assignment rocked a Kentucky high school and brought about a contentious discussion regarding social injustice, WLKY reports. An Honors English teacher at North Oldham High School in Oldham County asked her students to read To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee […]

Along came Chris Rock; a guy who was not only funny, but clever as well. His approach to describing race was quick-witted and ingenious.

While police officers around the country have vowed to boycott Beyonce's tour stops after her controversial "Formation" video, Minister Farrakhan has offered up the Nation of Islam's services to make up for it.

Thanks to her previous history with the law, a Chicago grandmother faces a minimum of six years in jail for allegedly kicking a police officer during a dispute. https://twitter.com/eSHEIKH_/status/697183108555268096 Tina Hunt could get anywhere from 6 to 30 years in prison following an altercation with Chicago deputy Ivan Beat in November 2013, according to the Chicago Tribune. At the […]

Melodie Gliniewicz, the widow of disgraced Illinois officer Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, was arrested this week after being charged with money laundering in connection to her husband's crimes.