Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old killed by police in Cleveland, Ohio last November, was "directly and proximately" responsible for his own shooting death, argue the city's laywers in response to a civil lawsuit filed by the boy's family. Rice was killed while playing in a park with a toy gun, which Cleveland police officer Timothy Loehmann claimed he...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Protesters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin rally in solidarity with the community of Ferguson, Missouri after news that officer Darren Wilson would not be charged for the killing of Michael Brown. (Photo: Light Brigading/cc/flickr)
The U.S. Justice Department has reportedly concluded that the Ferguson Police...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The fatal shooting Sunday of a homeless man by Los Angeles Police Department...


As the feds plan to investigate the Eric Garner travesty "to heal the breakdown in trust," let them check out #CrimingWhileWhite - whites tell of sins safely committed under the cloak of white privilege - and #AliveWhileBlack - blacks tell the flip dark side of the story. Black - "Cops pulled me over (for) going 45 in a fast lane - speed limit was 50" to white - "My buddies wanted more oil $, so I pretended there were WMDs in Iraq & oversaw the murder of 150,000 ppl" - we are two nations.