This crime, tragic and vile as it is, seems to only be the latest example of long-standing racism that appears to permeate Mississippi to the core.
Black Panther Party co-founder Bobby Seale spoke to an eager crowd of nearly 100 listeners representing an array of political organizations in the region.
Hundreds marched peacefully to protest the release from prison of Johannes Mehserle, former BART police officer who killed passenger Oscar Grant III, after Mehserle had served just one year in prison.
The city of Chicago is facing allegations that police tortured suspects into false confessions through much of the 70s and 80s.
A local jury returned a split verdict, but the finding by four jurors that the cop's use of lethal force was unjustified is virtually unprecedented.
More than 2,000 people marched Martin Luther King Day, protesting brutality and use of lethal force by officers of the Seattle Police Department.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. - At Chuco's Justice Center here, more than 50 people met this week to discuss the next steps in the movement for justice for Oscar Grant III.
OAKLAND, Calif. -A jury found former police officer Johannes Mehserle guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Oscar Grant III.
Every day Mark Clements prays to God in his prison cell that one day he will be a free man. He has been incarcerated since 1981–27 years–for a crime he says he did not commit. A crime that Clements was brutally forced to admit to after Chicago police detectives beat and tortured a confession out of him. He was 16 at the time.