Ferguson and Beyond

Documenting the need for police reform now

As We Remember the Militarized Response to the Ferguson Uprising, Trump Says Civilian Police Are Making ‘Good Use’ of Military Weapons

President Trump continues to applaud a Pentagon program that outfits American peace officers with weapons of war.

By Kanya Bennett
August 8, 2017

Want To Know About Racially Motivated Policing? Ask Literally Any Person of Color in Milwaukee

Racial profiling in Milwaukee is an unofficial standard that negatively affects multiple generations of people.

By Jarrett English
March 7, 2017

Racial Profiling Raises Its Ugly Head (Again): A Night in the Life of a Black Man in Milwaukee

We need to end racialized policing, so no one is pulled over because of the color of their skin.

By Caleb Roberts
February 22, 2017

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

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