Afro Briefs

Afro Briefs

    3 Chicago Police Officers Indicted in Laquan McDonald Case

    CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a White...

    No Charges Filed in Okla. Police Fatal Shooting of Mentally Ill Black Man

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Investigators have found no criminal wrongdoing in the police killing of a mentally ill, knife-wielding Black man last week by...

    Philando Castile’s Family Reaches $3M Settlement in Death

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of Philando Castile, a Black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3...

    Sophia Coppola’s Blatant Erasure of Black Women in The Beguiled Highlights How White Women...

    It’s been quite a busy couple of months for white women. After 53 percent of them handed Trump the election at the conclusion of...

    Another Predominantly White Jury Deadlocks in White Ohio Cop’s Murder Retrial of Sam DuBose

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A second mistrial was declared Friday in the case of a White University of Cincinnati officer who killed an unarmed Black...

    Imprisoned Ex-CIA Officer Loses Appeal of Leak Conviction

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former CIA officer convicted of leaking government secrets to a reporter lost a bid to clear his name on...

    Officers in Seattle Fatal Shooting of Pregnant Black Woman had Crisis Training

    SEATTLE (AP) — The two Seattle police officers who shot and killed a pregnant woman inside her apartment had less lethal options and had...

    Dashcam Video Shows Officer Firing 7 Shots into Castile Car

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota police officer who pulled over Philando Castile politely told the driver that his brake lights were out and calmly...

    Chicago Gang Suspect in Playground Shooting Held without Bond

    CHICAGO (AP) — A visibly angry judge has ordered a Chicago man charged in a shooting at a South Side school playground to be...

    Hundreds Gather at Protest after Minnesota Officer Acquitted in Philando Castile’s Death

    PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota police officer was cleared Friday in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, a Black motorist whose death captured...

    Minnesota Officer Acquitted in Fatal Shooting of Philando Castile

    PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota police officer was acquitted of manslaughter Friday in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, a Black motorist whose...

    Oklahoma Law Enforcement Officers Kill Black Man, Sparking Protest

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Three Oklahoma law enforcement officers fatally shot a Black man while trying to pick him up for a mental health...