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An Alabama NAACP branch criticizes a grand jury's decision not to indict a Mobile police officer. The officer fatally shot a Black teen during a traffic stop, and many questions remain about the incident.

A review of police payroll records reveals that the cop who choked Eric Garners has received big raises. He's been on desk duty for two years, as a federal civil rights investigation moves forward.

Taylor was killed just two days short of the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri, igniting frustration and outrage across the nation in regards to police-involved shootings and unarmed Black teens.

Tonya Couch is facing charges of hindering apprehension of a felon and money laundering, said Samantha Jordan, spokeswoman for the Tarrant County District Attorney's Office.

The move comes after the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark, the Black man who was killed by two Minneapolis cops last fall. His death sparked months of protests to release the video of his shooting and prosecute the officers involved.

"I think it's quite sad that LeBron hasn't spoken out about my son," Rice said.

In a Saturday appearance on MSNBC, Samaria Rice, the mother of Tamir Rice, told Melissa Harris-Perry the non-indictment of the Ohio officer who fatally shot her son made her "mad as hell."

A Texas grand jury has decided on Monday (Dec. 21) to not issue any indictments in the mysterious prison cell death of Chicago woman, Sandra Bland. Despite video evidence showing a display of excessive force from the arresting officer, the case now remains at a standstill. Houston NBC affiliate KPRC reports: A Waller County Grand Jury […]

"I saw the weapon in his hands coming out of his waistband and the threat to my partner and myself was real and active."

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Lauryn Hill is the latest artist to add her voice to the outcry over the injustice done in Ferguson, Missouri. Whether expressing their anger on…

Lesley McSpadden, Michael Brown’s mother, reacts to the Ferguson grand jury decision not to indict Darren Wilson in the shooting death of her son. SEE…