Police State

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"They didn't want to make you look so tough," the president told a room full of cops on Monday. "They didn't want to make you look like you're a threat."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Demonstrators hold signs in protest of police killings.
"Black people shouldn't have to live every day with the pain of knowing we are...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"There's things within that organization that I do not agree with at all, and I...


Marking this "holiday of horrors," another black guy dies - this time on video - another white cop walks. The failure of a New York grand jury to indict Daniel Pantaleo for choking Eric Garner to death quickly sparked a righteous wave of protests and furious chants of "This Stops Today." A stunningly tone-deaf NYPD offered the hashtag #Wehearyou and the vow they're "committed to rebuilding public trust." Hey NYPD: The people have had it. Eric Garner's father: "There is no justice system."