excessive force

Education

December 22, 2014
Professor Lois Weiner explains that teachers and the teachers union must take concrete steps to repair their relationship with communities of color

Die-In for Police Accountability Staged at Baltimore-Area Mall

December 21, 2014

Organizers disrupt traffic and shopping at the Towson Mall near Baltimore as actions demanding accountability for police brutality continue nationwide

Community That Halted Murders Plans to Sue Over Ongoing Police Abuse

December 19, 2014

Residents of Baltimore’s Rose Street Community say they are pursuing legal action against systemic police abuse, even while they have stopped murders in a 77 block radius for months

Millions March Oakland: A Look Beyond the Violence

December 17, 2014

Several thousand people gathered at Millions March Oakland on December 13 to protest the killings of unarmed black men Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Protesters critique mainstream media’s focus on vandalism and looting instead of Oakland Police Department’s violent history.

Data Collection Law on Excessive Force Shown Ineffective in the Past

December 16, 2014

The re-authorization of the federal law requiring data on police shootings due to “excessive force” did not produce any useful results last time around, says Glen Ford of the Black Agenda Report.

Sharpton-Led March Alienates Youth Activists

December 15, 2014

Youth groups in Washington organized an alternative protest after the main march, calling for more radical action

Should the Community Control the Police?

November 30, 2014
In the final part of the series, host Marc Steiner asks the all-important question: Where do we go from here? Baltimore community members give their insight.