Pretty sure that bear should have been arrested for breaking and entering, but what do we know.
Faith Joseph Ekakitie was immersed in Pokémon. When he looked up, the police officer’s guns were drawn.
What if he never came home again to see his daughter? All across the country, families are constantly asking this question every day.
The truth about power hungry cops, racism, and what it will take to fix the problem.
Ann Roselle wants police officers to understand that Black Lives Matter.
Dr. Walter Sims says it begins with a Committee of One.
Will African American men ever feel comfortable in the brown skin they’re in?
The plot thickens.
Kevin Wright’s poignant spoken word poem on race.
Matthew Rozsa discusses the role of police in a democratic society. — As a progressive, I’ve found there is an argument that seems to be effective in debates with conservatives on law and order issues. What I’ll say is that police officers have an inherent civic responsibility to be responsive to the concerns of their…
Maybe the most radical of statements critics desire to hear from Philly’s Mayor is that race plays a leading role in how neighborhoods are policed.
The Philadelphia City Council, relatively silent on the issue of stop-and-frisk, has a role to play in expanding or mitigating the tactic. — Stop-and-frisk, a policing tactic perceived by critics as ineffective and divisive, hasn’t in recent years been up for a public hearing nor has any Philadelphia City Councilperson spoken in the media about…
Conversations on stop-and-frisk and the manner in which police interact with communities of color must remain fluid among Philadelphians. “It never happened before and it won’t happen again,” said a Philadelphian referring to last Friday’s stop-and-frisk town hall that was attended by the Mayor and the Police Commissioner and where emotions ran high to point…
Molly Pennington is a white woman married to a black man who’s often profiled and harassed. Irrational fear of black men has to stop.
Mrs. Hillary Clinton, who like the ACLU PA argues police departments have great autonomy, said probable cause, not reasonable suspicion, should be the stop-and-frisk standard.