Ferguson and Beyond

Documenting the need for police reform now

Killing Dylann Roof Won’t Make Us or the Death Penalty Any Less Racist

Jury selection begins Monday in Dylann Roof’s federal trial. Executing him won’t stop the racism that fueled him.

By Jeffery Robinson
November 4, 2016

Is Your City Destined To Be The Next Charlotte? A Hard Lesson In Police Body Camera Policies

Doing body cameras right is important for social peace

By Chad Marlow
October 4, 2016

For Black Men, Running Is a Reasonable Reaction to Police Harassment and Racial Profiling, Concludes Massachusetts’ Supreme Court

The justices found that it’s reasonable for Black men to run from police because of the indignity of stop and frisk.

By Jeffery Robinson
September 30, 2016

Keith Lamont Scott's Disability May Have Gotten Him Killed, and He's Not The Only One

Race and disability shouldn't determine whether an encounter with police turns deadly.

By Claudia Center
September 29, 2016

Darsean Kelley Knew His Rights. He Got Tased Anyway.

Darsean Kelley was tased by Colorado police for no reason. He knew his rights and said so. And it’s all on video.

By John Krieger
September 8, 2016

Milwaukee Police Forcibly Arrested Two Men Last Night for Doing Nothing Wrong. They Got a Surprise When One Was A State Rep and the Other Was From the ACLU.

Officers used excessive force in arresting citizens exercising their right to observe and record the police.

By Emilio De Torre
September 1, 2016

Predictive Policing Software Is More Accurate at Predicting Policing Than Predicting Crime

Predictive policing is an unproven tool. Its current flaws would result in greater harm than help.

By Ezekiel Edwards
August 31, 2016

Racial Disparities in Policing Are Real And Rising. New Hampshire Needs Criminal Justice Reform at All Levels.

Racial disparities in policing in New Hampshire are real and rising.

By Gilles Bissonnette
August 30, 2016

Sign Up for Breaking News