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Police Protests

If Most Police Officers Are 'Good Cops,' These Are Even Better

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.16.2015 | Crime

As protesters around the nation continue to call for police reform, they are regularly reminded of an important fact: While some officers abuse their ...

Turning Our Backs

Robert Koehler | Posted 01.08.2015 | Politics
Robert Koehler

We live in a broken, violent world. Turning our backs on it won't change anything.

The Appalling Politicization of a Tragedy

Andrew B. Stoll | Posted 02.21.2015 | New York
Andrew B. Stoll

A god awful tragedy went down on the streets of my hometown two days ago. Two blameless cops executed in broad daylight. In the midst of our collective mourning, must we be subjected to the foul and incendiary finger pointing of the police union bosses?

Kate Sheppard

Rudy Giuliani Accuses Obama, Black Leaders Of Stoking 'Anti-Police Hatred' | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) blamed this weekend's killing of two NYPD officers on anti-police "propaganda," for which h...

Why I Took My Baby to #MillionsMarchSF

Brandon L. Greene | Posted 02.15.2015 | Black Voices
Brandon L. Greene

Growing up, I learned of how my grandmother taught in segregated schools and my mother attended them, prior to witnessing the race riots that accompanied integration. Though they were before my time, these events, and the role my family played in them, have shaped me.

Police Nationwide Alter Tactics, Bolster Arsenal After Protests, Killings

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 12.15.2014 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With tensions running high over the killings of blacks by police, departments around the country are changing policies and pro...

Locked Behind Prejudice: Questions from a (Hopeful) Ally

Max Dorfman | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics
Max Dorfman

One observation may be subjective -- often it's not completely -- but when millions speak, it's a greater truth, one no one can reasonably deny. No one wants to be treated poorly. We are all Americans. And more importantly, we are all human beings.

Effigies Of Blacks Found Hanging By Nooses At UC Berkeley

AP/HuffPost | Posted 02.12.2015 | Black Voices

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Three cardboard cutouts of black people were found hanging by nooses Saturday on the Berkeley campus of the University of Ca...

Albuquerque Protesters Clash With Police Over Deadly Shootings

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 05.30.2014 | Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque mayor said late Sunday that a more than 10-hour protest over recent police shootings has turned from peacef...