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NFL star says officer pointed gun at his head in police encounter
Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett said he felt "terrified" during what he says was a case of racial profiling.
John Prine takes home artist of the year at Americana Awards
Folk singer songwriter John Prine was awarded the artist of the year, while one of his protégés, country singer Sturgill Simpson, took home album of the year at the Americana Honors and Awards show
NFL star Michael Bennett says he was 'terrified' during encounter with police
NFL star Michael Bennett has spoken out about his encounter with police that left him "terrified," and how later explaining what happened to his 10-year-old daughter brought her to tears. "I'm just thinking in my head, there's like, Tamir Rice , Eric Garner, all these people, these people that have
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A disturbing confrontation between a Sacramento police officer and a man accused of jaywalking
Police are conducting a criminal investigation after video shows the officer repeatedly punching the man.
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Jay Z to produce Trayvon Martin docu-series and narrative film
Jay Z will produce two projects about the 2012 shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin . A rep for the Weinstein Company confirmed to Variety that the studio and the rapper will produce both a six-part documentary series and a narrative feature film about the Martin shooting and its aftermath. ABC News
Hearing of retired cop who shot moviegoer puts Florida’s Stand Your Ground law back in the spotlight
Vivian Reeves was emotional as she testified Wednesday before a judge at her husband's hearing in Florida, attesting that her husband, Curtis Reeves, a retired Tampa police captain, had his head in his hands after he shot a fellow moviegoer over a disagreement about a cellphone in January 2014.
Trayvon Martin's parents on becoming activists, a role they never expected to have before son was killed
It was five years ago this month that Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African-American 17-year-old from Miami Gardens, Florida, was shot and killed by neighborhood watchman, George Zimmerman . Since his death, Trayvon’s parents Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin have been at the front of the charge to stem
Trayvon Martin's parents describe taking on new roles as activists
Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African-American teen, was killed five years ago and his parents have stepped up to speak out against gun violence.