A search for a man who violated his probation ended with sheriff's deputies Tasering a 70-year-old woman in Manatee County, Florida. Tevin Turner listed his grandmother's address as his own on probation forms. But when officers arrived to arrest him, the grandmother, Barbara Pinkney, insisted he didn't live there and refused to allow them in. When she tried to shut the door on them, they used the Taser on her, took her to the ground and arrested her for obstruction and resisting an officer.
Tulane Canceled a Talk by the Author of an Acclaimed Anti-Racism Book After Students Said the Event Was 'Violent'
In Life of a Klansman, Edward Ball reckons with a white supremacist ancestor. Try explaining that to the students.
But she warns against "opportunistic people hijacking the movement.”
Senate Republicans' $1 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill Includes Billions for New Fighter Jets, Attack Helicopters, and Missiles
Much of the military spending in the GOP's HEALS Act replaces funding that was redirected to pay for Trump's border wall.
Los Angeles Will Shut Off People's Utilities For Hosting Parties, Not For Failing To Pay Their Utility Bills
Mayor Eric Garcetti's plan to shut off utility service to violators of bans on private gatherings poses grave civil liberties and due process concerns.
Growing calls to defund or abolish cops in the wake of police-brutality protests are at odds with what most African Americans actually want.