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Black Crime & Incarceration

Investigation Underway After Black Motorcyclist Allegedly Trapped, Shot Dead by D.C. Police

A second Washington DC police officer has been placed on leave and is under investigation in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man. Police claim Terrence Sterling, 31, was

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Man Allegedly Chases Dog Walking Black Man, Attacks Him, Slaps Dog

A St.Louis man has been charged with a hate crime after allegedly attacking an African-American man. Ibrahim Secic, 23, allegedly began yelling racial slurs at the man as he walked

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Juvenile Detention Staffer Reportedly Watched 16-Year-Old Gynnya McMillen as She Choked and Seized to Death

A new timeline published by WDRB’s Jason Riley demonstrates the level of careless shown to a girl who died in custody at Lincoln Village Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Kentucky. A

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Innocent Black Man Only Awarded $18 After Being Shocked and Punched by Police

DeShawn Franklin was asleep when cops stormed into his bedroom and attacked him. According to family members, officers didn’t have a warrant and didn’t ask permission before barging into the

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Man Sentenced to 45 Years for Robbery and Killing Police Dog “Jethro”

An Ohio man has been sentenced to decades in 45 years prison for robbery and killing a police dog named Jethro. Kelontre Barefield was sentenced to 1 count of aggravated robbery

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Officer Who Fatally Shot Philando Castile Praised by Chief: “He Showed Me That He Could Shine in That Public Eye”

The officer who fatally shot Philando Castile is back at work and being praised by his police chief. St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez fatally shot 32-year-old Philando Castile during

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Chicago Cop Who Shot Paul O’Neal in Back While Running Says He Was Reaching for Waistband

The cop who fatally shot Paul O’Neal, 18, in the back says the teen was reaching for his waistband when shot. O’Neal led police on a chase in a stolen

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“He Wasn’t Dressed in Saggy Pants “: Says Mother of Black Man Shot Dead by White Neighborhood Watchman

My son wasn’t a “hoodlum”, said Simone Butler-Thomas, the mother of 20-year-old Kouren-Rodney Bernard Thomas, who was gunned down by a man claiming to be on neighborhood watch. Butler-Thomas says her son

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“We Got a Bunch of Hoodlums”: Neighborhood Watchman Arrested After Shooting at “Two Black People”, Killing One, With ‘Warning’ Shot

A North Carolina homeowner warned 911 dispatchers that he was just protecting his family before firing a shot that killed a black man standing in the street. Chad Cameron Copley,

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Jailers Reportedly Lied Dozens of Times About Checking on Teen Who Died in Juvenile Detention

Court records indicate that two former employees of a Kentucky state juvenile detention center lied over a dozen times about checking on a teen who died at their facility. Employees

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