‘We know what it is to bury a child’ the black mothers turning mourning into a movement

Parents of Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Eric Garner, Amadou Diallo and Sean Bell have been united by the deaths of their children. Here, they speak of their loss, the fight for black lives and their fears for Trumps America Since Mothers of the Movement parents of some of the most high-profile black victims of police […]

Baltimore officers cited for mistreatment of women in DoJ report

Secondary findings in Department of Justice report include hostility towards assault victims, public strip-searches and claims of sex in exchange for immunity A Baltimore police commissioner Kevin Davis and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake during a press conference on the justice department report. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Images The report refers to a 2010 Baltimore Sun investigation that […]

Ex-California police officer charged with on-duty sexual assault of five women

Former officer Noah Winchester allegedly targeted vulnerable women as young as 17 while with the San Mateo police in northern California A former California police officer was charged Thursday with sexually assaulting five women while on duty, including a 17-year-old girl, and prosecutors say he picked vulnerable targets in isolated areas. Noah Winchester, a 31-year-old […]