Saheed Vassel

Saheed Vassell

Saheed Vassel was fatally shot by New York City police officers on April 4, 2018 in Brooklyn, NY. Following reports of a man waving what people thought was a silver gun. Officers fired ten shots, striking Vassell, the 34-year old multiple times. In his local community, Vassell was reportedly widely known and known to suffer… Continue reading Saheed Vassel

Danny Ray Thomas

Danny Ray Thomas

Danny Ray Thomas was shot and killed on March 22, 2018 by Deputy Cameron Brewer in Houston, Texas. Thomas was unarmed, had his trousers around his ankles and was suffering from mental health problems reportedly stemming from the murder of two of his children at the hands of their mother two years prior. Thomas’ family… Continue reading Danny Ray Thomas

Stephon Clark

Stephon Clark was shot and killed on March 18, 2018, while in his grandparents’ backyard in Sacramento, California. An autopsy into the killing of the unarmed 22-year old revealed he was shot eight times – firstly and primarily in the back. The Sacramento Police Department officers involved in the killing were placed on paid administrative… Continue reading Stephon Clark

Jordan Edwards

Jordan Edwards was shot and killed on April 29, 2017, by police officer Roy Oliver in Balch Springs, Texas. The fifteen year old was shot, unarmed, while in a vehicle leaving a party. Oliver has been fired from the police department and charged with murder. Michael Brown Jr. (Mike Brown) Learn More Walter Scott Learn… Continue reading Jordan Edwards

Philando Castile

was shot in Falcon Heights, Minnesota on July 6, 2016, following a traffic stop by police officer Jeronimo Yanez. Castile was pronounced dead later that day. His final moments were broadcast live on Facebook by his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds. Yanez was acquitted of all charges on June 16, 2017. The same day, he was fired… Continue reading Philando Castile

Alton Sterling

was fatally shot on July 5, 2016, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana while being held on the ground by police outside of a Louisiana convenience store. In March 2018, the Office of Louisiana’s Attorney General announced it would not bring charges against the two officers involved in Sterling’s killing. On March 30, 2018, Paul Murphy, Baton… Continue reading Alton Sterling

Samuel DuBose

was shot and killed on July 19, 2015 following a traffic stop by University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing. Body camera footage disputed police report accounts following DuBose’s death. Tensing was indicted on murder charges but in June of 2017 a mistrial was declared after a jury was unable to reach an unanimous decision.

Sandra Bland

was found dead in her jail cell on July 13, 2015 in Waller County, Texas. She was arrested on July 10, 2015 after being pulled over for a traffic violation. On December 21, 2015, a grand jury in Texas declined to issue any indictments in relationship to Sandra Bland’s death.

Freddie Gray

died on April 12, 2015, following injuries that he suffered while in police custody on April 19, 2015. Six police officers were indicted over Gray’s death. However, on June 27, 2016, all charges were dropped against the officers involved in Freddie Gray’s death.

Walter Scott

was gunned down from behind on April 4, 2015 by Patrolman Michael Slager after being stopped for a broken brake light. After cell phone footage of the killing was made available, Patrolman Slager was fired and indicted for murder. In December of 2017, Mr. Slager was sentenced to twenty years in prison for Mr. Scott’s… Continue reading Walter Scott