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At a time when scrutiny toward police brutality and wrongdoing has reached an all time high, with new incidents popping up daily, the NYPD recently decided to get back in on the action. In a video uploaded to Facebook/YouTube by Diane Malikah Moomin Pinkston, a group of plainclothes officers can be seen forcing their way […]

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This story has been overshadowed by the shooting death of Walter Scott in North Charleston, South Carolina, but is no less horrible: police in Vineland, New Jersey sicced a police dog on a non-resisting, already-down man named Phillip White, who later died as a result of his injuries. The incident happened on March 31, but […]

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Project Veritas, the rightwing advocacy group launched by duplicitous filmmaker James O’Keefe, has used footage of Eric Garner’s daughter in a new video that attempts to discredit Reverend Al Sharpton. The footage includes interviews from activists and families of victims who have received donations from Sharpton’s National Action Network, and it is every bit as […]

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“He’s become his death/The spark of the riots/That’s the way he’s blessed/To stay alive.” So begins the first English track by Russian punk band and human rights activist group Pussy Riot, as we see members Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina in Russian riot police uniforms and being buried alive in the powerful music video. The […]

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Seven months after being recorded kicking the head of an handcuffed suspect in Bed-Stuy, Officer Joel Edouard has been indicted for misdemeanor assault, DNAinfo reports. The video of the incident, which takes place less than a week after the events surrounding the Eric Garner case, shows another example of the police brutality in the city. […]

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(Warning: The final image in this post is quite graphic.) In an incident that brings up horrible memories of the worst times in the Civil Rights Movement, police let an attack dog loose on a young African-American woman who was reportedly restrained at the time, causing serious injuries. According to Potomac Local: 21-year-old London Colvin, […]

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It seems that NYPD officers have really let this sink in: It doesn’t matter what they do, if they’re doing it to a black person. Take this particular plainclothes officer for instance: When his colleagues seem to be struggling to arrest a suspect — presumably a child — he jumps to the rescue and gives the kid a few […]

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Earlier on Monday, ANIMAL received a tip promising that pop icon Lady Gaga would appear in Times Square holding a “Black Lives Matter” sign and grant a “brief interview” to “an indie media crew” covering the protests at 3 PM. Though skeptical, ANIMAL showed up, hoping to ask Gaga to participate in Samuel L. Jackson’s […]

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Erica Garner’s father, Eric, died on July 17th after being put in an unauthorized chokehold by the NYPD. She says that she’s gone to the Staten Island location of the incident and laid down twice a week ever since. Garner’s daughter tells the Daily News: I felt his spirit when I was walking down to […]

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DNAinfo is reporting that officer Evans Mazile, who was recorded brutally hitting a fare-beater with his baton, sustained a wrist injury while he repeatedly assaulted the accused. Both men went to the hospital that night but the officer is the only one who got a paid vacation out of it. Mazile is now on paid leave due to his injury. […]

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