Ferguson and Beyond

Documenting the need for police reform now

Police Brutality Against Black Kansas City Man Caught on Video

Police encounters too often turn violent or deadly for people of color across the nation.

By Gillian Wilcox
October 12, 2018

San Francisco Is a Hotbed of Illegal Race-Based Policing

Law enforcement in San Francisco have subverted the Constitution and broken the law by basing arrests on race.

By Ezekiel Edwards
October 4, 2018

Voters Hold Bob McCulloch Accountable in St. Louis County

Momentum for a progressive prosecutorial revolution is building.

By Brian Tashman, Sara Baker
August 10, 2018

Stop-and-Frisk Settlement in Milwaukee Lawsuit Is a Wakeup Call for Police Nationwide

Police must institute reforms to end biased policing and unlawful stops and frisks.

By Nusrat Choudhury
July 13, 2018

Antwon Rose Jr. Is Another Unarmed Young Black Man Who Should Be Alive Today

The East Pittsburgh Police Department was negligent in hiring the officer who shot Rose in the back three times.

By Carl Takei
June 27, 2018

Not Charging the Officers Who Killed Alton Sterling Is a Travesty

Communities of color continue to be brutalized and killed by police without accountability or reform.

By Colleen Kane Gielskie
March 30, 2018

Former Officer's Guilty Verdict for Killing Walter Scott Is the Exception, Not the Rule

Michael Slager's conviction is a heartening example of accountability — and a sign of how far we have to go.

By Shaundra Young Scott
December 7, 2017

My Son Dontre's Killing by Police Was a Human Rights Violation

Police killings of Black people in the U.S. are human rights violations that we must combat with nationwide reform.

By Maria Hamilton
December 7, 2017

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