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View Resource Caught on Tape

Inglewood police officer Jeremy Morse, a three year veteran, was caught on video tape assaulting Donovan Chavis, a handcuffed sixteen-year old African American male, by plummeting him face down on the back of a police car and punching him in the face. According to Donovan Chavis and his father, Kobe Chavis, on Saturday, July 6th, they stopped at a local gas station in Inglewood, California. While...
View Resource In Cincinnati, Curfew Ends, Questions Remain

Yesterday, the mayor of Cincinnati ended a five-day curfew in his city that followed in the wake of three days of riots over the police shooting of an unarmed Black man, Timothy Thomas. Thomas, nineteen, was wanted on fourteen warrants for misdemeanors and traffic violations. He was fleeing police officer Steve Roach when the officer opened fire, killing Thomas. A peaceful protest march led by...
View Resource P.O.V.: Every Mother's Son

The trauma of losing a child can be devastating, and when that child is lost as a result of violence, it can be even more heartbreaking. The Point of View series from PBS recently produced this powerful documentary (created by Tami Gold and Kelly Anderson) that explores the experiences of three women whose sons were the victims of police brutality in the late 1990s. On this site, visitors can...