The officers, who were filmed by a bystander, have drawn criticism from public officials for their failure to de-escalate the situation.
The president's newest addition to the Supreme Court aligns with Trump on many fronts, all of which spell trouble for the country.
Supporters of Botham Shem Jean denounce a search of his apartment, saying authorities are seeking to damage the victim’s reputation and place blame on him.
As automation increases and pointless jobs become obsolete, our work lives may finally become more enjoyable; Pew has a new way of looking at religion in the U.S.; meanwhile, an analysis reveals that the majority of civilians killed by police are young men of color.
Whether as victims of a mass shooting or of police brutality, time and again black lives are treated as less valuable than others.
After police shot to death the unarmed 22-year-old, the Sacramento Kings and Boston Celtics release a public service announcement in which players call for unity and accountability in the face of police violence.
They worry that the increased presence of law enforcement at their school may wind up turning them into targets.
If Americans can’t be secure from someone packing an assault rifle, or from the predatory behavior of powerful men, or from the police, we do not live in a functioning society.
Native and black kids should not have to bear the cost of America’s fascination with violence, no matter what our tone-deaf president says.