Protests and Resistance

WATCH: Charlottesville Police Chief Told Cops to “Let Them Fight” When Nazis Came to Town

“Let them fight.” That directive from the police chief as the violence started to unfold was only part of the massive failure of the response to the “Unite the Right

UNLV President and Students Demand Apology From North Las Vegas Police

LAS VEGAS — There are new developments in the controversy over a video showing North Las Vegas Police riding motorcycles on the UNLV campus without permission and immediately after a

BLM Leader To Sue NYPD For Police Brutality During Peaceful Protest, Says Cops ‘Almost Killed’ Him

A Black Lives Matter leader from the Bronx, N.Y. says he plans to sue the city because NYPD cops violently slammed him to the ground when arresting him at a

WATCH: St. Louis Police Shut Down Entire Mall to Violently Arrest Black Lawmaker For Protesting Racial Injustice

Police in St. Louis shut down a large shopping mall on “Black Friday” to arrest activists protesting police violence. The arrests included a state Rep. Bruce Franks Jr. (D), a

St. Louis Police Are Now Under Federal Investigation For Violating Protesters’ Civil Rights

This week, the FBI and the Justice Department opened investigations into the conduct of St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officers for unconstitutional actions during protests in September. The federal investigation

During Protests Police Must Allow Journalists to do Their Jobs

The St. Louis Police Department has agreed to abide by tighter procedures to protect journalists from arrest while performing their jobs at scenes of protests. The procedures are better than

San Antonio Police Officer Yelled ‘F— You, F—-t’ During Confrontation at Travis Park Statue Removal

A San Antonio police officer was suspended for three days without pay after he allegedly used a homophobic slur against a man during a confrontation at the Travis Park Confederate

Judge Says St. Louis Police Can’t Spray Chemicals on Protesters

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police in St. Louis who have dealt with dozens of protests in the two months since a former officer was acquitted in the death of a

This Activist is Prying Loose Missouri Drug Task Force Records One Lawsuit At a Time

Last month, a Missouri state circuit judge did something nearly unheard of: She punished a public official for flouting transparency laws. State Circuit Judge Patricia Joyce ruled that a Cole

A Teenager Sued SDPD, and Was Documented as a Gang Member Soon After

This past March, Jamie Wilson received a letter from the San Diego Police Department, notifying her that her 17-year-old son had been added to CalGang, the state’s gang database. It

Los Angeles Police Are Arresting People For Speaking 20 Seconds Over Their Allotted Time at City Meetings

The Los Angeles Police Department has apparently been arresting residents for speaking 20 seconds longer than their allotted time at public city hearings. Now the ACLU of Southern California is

Teen’s Family Challenges Police Description of Fatal Shooting

Ruben Urbina’s family and friends are still refusing to accept the police department’s version of the 15-year-old boy’s shooting death outside his Haymarket townhome more than a month ago by