iOS app Android app

Cleveland Police Shooting

Will Sandra Bland's Case Finally Make Black Women's Lives Matter?

Kali Nicole Gross | Posted 07.23.2016 | Black Voices
Kali Nicole Gross

It is terrifying to consider that it takes the body of a black woman hanging dead in a jail cell -- over a traffic violation no less -- to finally get national attention on the issue of racist, police brutality against us.

Judge Won't Be Forced To Issue Warrants For Cops In Tamir Rice Shooting

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2016 | Crime

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND, July 10 (Reuters) - A divided Ohio appeals court panel on Friday said it would not force a municipal judge to...

Charleston Massacre and Anti-Black State Violence Fueled By the Same Racist Beliefs

Kali Nicole Gross | Posted 06.19.2016 | Black Voices
Kali Nicole Gross

On the eve of the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth, the day commemorated for having the last enslaved Blacks freed in America, it's time we seriously address the vitriolic legacies of white supremacy.

Prosecutor Faults Judge After Cop Acquitted In Death Of 2 Unarmed Suspects

Associated Press | Posted 05.31.2015 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — While acknowledging he can't appeal an acquittal, an Ohio prosecutor says a judge made serious errors before finding a Cleveland po...

Ryan J. Reilly

Cleveland Police Agree To Rein In Force Under Justice Department Agreement | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The city of Cleveland has reached an agreement with the U.S. Justice Department intended to rein in the use of force by officers in a po...

This Mourning on Mother's Day

Kali Nicole Gross | Posted 05.07.2016 | Black Voices
Kali Nicole Gross

This Mother's Day feels different. Ominous somehow and heavy with sorrow. It seems wrong to celebrate when so many mothers are in pain. Whether weeping over the unarmed, and largely ignored, corpses of their daughters slain by police.

LeBron James: My Sons Aren't Allowed To Play With Toy Guns In Public

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.19.2015 | Black Voices

The ongoing investigation around the fatal police shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland, Ohio last November has prompted many city residents...

Tamir Rice Death Declared Homicide In Newly Released Autopsy

Reuters | Posted 12.12.2014 | Black Voices

CLEVELAND, Dec 12 (Reuters) - The death of a 12-year-old Cleveland boy fatally shot by police in November has been formally ruled a homicide, accordin...

Dana Liebelson

Feds Find Shocking, Systemic Brutality, Incompetence In Cleveland Police Department | Dana Liebelson | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In recent years, Cleveland police officers have punched a 13-year-old boy who was in handcuffs for shoplifting and shot at an unarmed ki...

Community Shocked After Deadly Shooting

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 12.04.2012 | Crime

Cleveland Police are investigating an incident in which officers fired 137 bullets at a pair of suspects, killing them. According to police, an un...