Stories tagged: "police violence"


Protesters march along the streets to protest the shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. in Elizabeth City, N.C., Wednesday, April 28, 2021. On Wednesday, 85 days after Brown's shooting, the family filed a federal lawsuit, claiming they could not get justice in North Carolina state courts from local officials. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Andrew Brown’s Family Takes Lawsuit Federal so He Can ‘Get the Justice That He Deserved’

Brown was killed in April by Pasquotank County deputies who shot him in the back of the head as he drove away.

Despite promises of reform, police violence continued at epidemic levels in 2020.
Despite Demands for Change, Police Violence Is Still an Epidemic

A global pandemic and promises for reform did little to stem rampant violence by police officers in 2020. Will the Biden administration be able to deliver actual, meaningful change?

Rev. Greg Drumwright and another BLM protestor raises their hands in a Black Power salute shortly after being released from the Alamance County Jail Saturday. (Photo by Sarah Ovaska/Cardinal & Pine)
Threat of Pepper Spray Isn’t Stopping This Election Day Rally In North Carolina

After a peaceful voter turnout rally was violently and abruptly shut down in Alamance County this weekend, organizers pledge to return on Election Day to urge voters to the polls.

Charlotte Breonna Taylor Protest
PHOTOS: Black Lives Matter Demonstrators Take to Charlotte Streets for Breonna Taylor

The largest city in NC, Charlotte, was one of many cities with a Black Lives Matter protest to demand action on Breonna Taylor's death.

Despite President Donald Trump's impending arrival to Kenosha, the Justice for Jacob Blake Celebration drew the attention of national and international media. Here, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Blake's uncle, Justin Blake (red shirt) address the press. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Jacob Blake’s Uncle to Trump: Keep His Foul Language Away From Our Family

Supporters of the police shooting victim gather away from President Trump’s appearance to focus on healing and justice.

Anti-Trump protesters clashed with counterprotesters and police outside of the Republican National Convention Monday in Charlotte. Our reporter witnessed police using their bikes as weapons against demonstrators and pepper spraying one young man. (Image for Cardinal & Pine by Alvin Jacobs Jr.)
Facing Pepper Spray and Police, RNC Protestors Continued the National Call for Justice

"I don’t even know what to say. It’s not often I’m at a loss for words, but I’m at a loss for words because we continue to see the harm that this administration causes to our community."

Referees huddle on an empty court at game time of a scheduled game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Orlando Magic for Game Five of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 26, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Milwaukee Bucks Refuse to Take the Court Over Racial Injustice, NBA Cancels Day’s Other Games

Decision made in the wake of the Jacob Blake police shooting and the white vigilante killing of two people last night.