Paige Courtney

How Often Are Police Officers Convicted For Excessive Force?

Why are black Americans sick and tired of police brutality? At a moment in history where a second great awakening to the reality of racism is occurring, if new ears are listening, it's worth instructing. It is helpful for all of us to refresh our memories of those who were murdered and what occurred in the justice system in the month and years that ensued.

Extrajudicial Executions By Police

Below is a timeline of just six of the many high profile extrajudicial executions of black men by police in the last six years. The red circles indicate instances where police officers violated protocol and were not held accountable by our criminal justice system.