Domestic violence is the most common reason people in the U.S. call the police, comprising 15 to 50 percent of 911 calls—but journalist Cari Shane posits in a recent piece that “it should be more.”
The issue of police brutality and distrust is still pervasive, especially between minority groups and the police. And after taking a look into the Facebook accounts of thousands of officers, the reasons for police distrust have become even clearer.
Jazmine Headley went to a city office for a child care voucher so she could start a new job—instead, she got arrested and her baby was savagely ripped from her arms.
The FBI says hate crimes have risen 17 percent. What would the number be if people felt safe reporting?
Mitchell’s memo is yet one more example of how the legal system so often fails survivors.
Founded by 18-year-old Maxine Wint and Natalie Braye and 19-year-old Sophia Byrd and Eva Lewis, Youth for Black Lives has transformed the Black liberation movement in the windy city and beyond.
For survivors on college campuses, a puzzle of legal options and policies complicate reporting—and deter due process.
A wellness check with police deputies ended with Renee Davis – 23, five months pregnant, and a single mother of three – dead.
Every bone in my body tells me that I could have been Korryn Gaines.
In order to change police culture, we must improve hiring practices and recruit more women officers and more officers of color.