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Rapper Scarface's Emotional Diatribe: Black Men Are 'Being Hunted'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 04.23.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Rapper Brad "Scarface" Jordan, most famous for his work with the Houston rap group Geto Boys, is fed up with the state of police brutality in America....

$50 Million Lawsuit Planned In Shooting Of Akai Gurley

Reuters | Joseph Ax | Posted 01.29.2015 | Black Voices

(Reuters) - The girlfriend of an unarmed black man shot dead by a police officer in a housing project's dark stairwell notified New York City on Thurs...

Arthur Delaney

Police Shootings Of Unarmed Men Often Have Something In Common: The Waistband Defense

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After police officer Darren Wilson shot Michael Brown to death in August in Ferguson, Missouri, he claimed the teenager had reached into...

What Will the Brooklyn District Attorney Do to Achieve Justice for Akai Gurley?

BlackAndBrownNews | Posted 02.08.2015 | Crime
BlackAndBrownNews

As of January, Brooklyn has a new district attorney, Kenneth Thompson. After Michael Brown and now Eric Garner, how will Thompson handle the wrongful-death case of Akai Gurley? Like his predecessor, will he convene a grand jury? Or will he charge the police officer? Pass the case to federal prosecutors?

LAPD To Face Civil Rights Lawsuit Over Ezell Ford's Death

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.14.2014 | Politics

The lawyer for the family of Ezell Ford, the unarmed black man shot and killed by Los Angeles police on Monday, said he plans to take immediate legal ...

LAPD Shoots, Kills Black Man During 'Investigative Stop'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.13.2014 | Black Voices

The Los Angeles Police Department shot and killed a black man in South L.A. on Monday. Police conducted an "investigative stop" in the Newton area ...

Officer Fired For Killing Unarmed Black Man

Posted 01.31.2013 | Miami

A Miami police officer was fired Wednesday for fatally shooting an unarmed black man who was apparently holding nothing more than a cell phone. Re...