Congressman Sponsoring Bill To Make Police Chokeholds A Federal CrimeA New York congressman wants to make the use of chokeholds by police officers a federal crime.
'Police Terror' Protesters March in Downtown D.C.Protesters against "police terror" marched in downtown D.C. Thursday.
Workshop in D.C. to Address Strategies for Stops By PoliceCivil liberties groups are teaching District of Columbia residents about ways they can protect themselves during tense encounters with police.
Group Holds 'Die-In' at Wheaton MallA group of about 100 protesters gathered at Westfield Wheaton mall Thursday to stage a "die-in," a type of protest that has been popular locally and elsewhere since a jury declined to indict Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
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Protest Blocks Streets in Downtown BaltimoreProtesters have been blocking roads and intersections in Baltimore to call for action after the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police.
Families of Michael Brown, Eric Garner Join Protesters in March on WashingtonProtesters plan to converge on the nation's capital Saturday to help bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police and call for legislative action.
Questions Rising over Who's in Charge of ProtestsWho, if anyone, is leading the emerging movement around the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner — younger activists or legacy civil rights groups?
Congressional Staffers Walk Out In Protest Of Michael Brown, Eric Garner DeathsCongressional staffers walked out of their jobs on Capitol Hill Thursday to protest the grand jury decisions in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
Driving While Black? App Developers Aim to HelpThough the developers of the soon-to-be released "Driving While Black" smartphone application want motorists to download their product, there is a time when they definitely don't want users searching for it.
Black Officers Torn Between Duty and RaceJorge "Jinho" Ferreira feels the tension between being black and carrying a badge every day as a sheriff's deputy in Alameda County, California.
Georgetown Brings ‘I Can’t Breathe’ T-Shirts Into College RanksPlayers for the Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball team came out to the court Wednesday night for warm-ups sporting "I Can't Breathe" t-shirts.
Obama: Many People 'Troubled' By Eric Garner VideoIn an interview with BET, President Obama says the video makes it harder to argue that "maybe blacks are exaggerating" about aggressive police behavior.
Protesters Stage 'Die-In' At Dept. of Justice HQ Protesters are staging a 4.5-hour "die-in" in front of the Department of Justice headquarters Monday.