The Chicago police ticket bikers twice as often in Black communities, offering a pretext for police stops.

A study says some cops perceive Black men as larger, more dangerous than White men of the same size.

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The African-American community and local police have historically had a tenuous relationship, rife with animosity. In recent years, the nation has begun to see the inherent distrust spill over onto our streets in the form of police violence and protests against officers’ use of excessive force. When talking about community policing, the question arises: how […]


In an effort to respond to ongoing protests in Ferguson, Mo., over police violence against Blacks, the White House on Monday announced several reforms, including…