Police Brutality16 Videos

Study: Police killings have harmed mental health in Black communities

The Black community has long suspected that PTSD caused by racial trauma is affecting its mental health and now there’s proof. Thursday, a report published in The Lancet, a leading British medical journal, provided data to support those concerns. A team of health researchers reviewed mental health survey data and a database of police shootings. Their […]

Demonstrators shut down highway in protest of fatal police shooting of unarmed teen Antwon Rose

  TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities. Join the conversation, or share your own story, using the hashtag #BlackonBlue.Protesters demanding answers in Tuesday night’s fatal shooting by an East Pittsburgh police officer of unarmed teen Antwon […]

VIDEO: White police officer fired after pulling over daughter’s Black boyfriend in bogus traffic stop ‘We’ll make sh*t up as we go’

  A police officer in Lorain, Ohio, outside Cleveland, was fired after being caught on dashcam video detaining his daughter’s Black boyfriend without cause, the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram is reporting. John Kovach, Jr. was fired after an internal investigation concluded he abused his authority by conducting a traffic stop on 18-year-old Makai Coleman and his daughter Katlyn […]

Black police superintendent defends police officers who handcuffed and terrorized 10-year-old boy who ‘matched the description’

TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities. Join the conversation, or share your own story, using the hashtag #BlackonBlue. The Black Chicago Police Superintendent defended the cops who handcuffed a distraught 10-year-old who was detained by several […]

VIDEO: 4 police officers caught brutally beating Black man put on paid leave

TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities. Join the conversation, or share your own story, using the hashtag #BlackonBlue. Four police officers who used unnecessary force and brutally attached a black man, has now been placed on […]

VIDEO: Black man assaulted and arrested by police for leaving car running ‘Don’t break my arm!’

Sacramento Bee TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities. Join the conversation, or share your own story, using the hashtag #BlackonBlue. Looks like we need to add not leaving your car running while you make a quick […]

Black Panther organizers call for firing of Milwaukee cop caught on video punching teen at mall

TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities. Join the conversation, or share your own story, using the hashtag #BlackonBlue. Milwaukee police are under fire for brutally beating up a 17-year-old black teen in a mall parking lot […]

Breaking News: Georgia police officer caught on video choking former NFL player just fired

Desmond Marrow TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities. Join the conversation, or share your own story, using the hashtag #BlackonBlue. A Georgia police officer seen in a viral video choking an former NFL football player was […]