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Four Years Later, NYPD Prepares to Discipline Cop in Eric Garner's Death Four Years Later, NYPD Prepares to Discipline Cop in Eric Garner's Death

1,462 days after Eric Garner wheezed the words “I can’t breathe” before giving up the ghost on a Staten Island sidewalk, the New York Police Department has decided to discipline Daniel Pantaleo, the police officer whose arms just happened to be wrapped around Garner’s neck at the time.

 'I Thought It Would Be My Last Day of the World': Teens Speak Out After Being Held at Gunpoint By Cops  'I Thought It Would Be My Last Day of the World': Teens Speak Out After Being Held at Gunpoint By Cops

A group of boys who were detained by police officers last week told reporters about the harrowing incident that included racial slurs, cops pointing guns at teenagers and the unsolved mystery of a 911 call.

Racial-Profiling Pool Patrol Goes International: Black Canadian Family Say They Were Singled Out at Neighborhood Pool Over Whether They Belong Racial-Profiling Pool Patrol Goes International: Black Canadian Family Say They Were Singled Out at Neighborhood Pool Over Whether They Belong

Don’t look now, but #PoolPatrolPaul appears to have a Canadian cousin out here doing his mayonnaise lord’s work.

20-Year-Old Poet, College Student Charged with Murder of Former Star Quarterback 20-Year-Old Poet, College Student Charged with Murder of Former Star Quarterback

Pennsylvania authorities charged a 20-year-old Morgan State University student with murder after an alleged confrontation with a white, former star athlete and real estate developer turned into a fatal stabbing.

Black Woman Kicked Off Delta-SkyWest Flight Over Airplane-Mode Dispute Still Seeking Answers Black Woman Kicked Off Delta-SkyWest Flight Over Airplane-Mode Dispute Still Seeking Answers

In late June, cellphone video taken on a Delta-Skywest plane circulated around social media. Posted by Robyn Rodgers on Facebook and an Instagram account under her alias, Deejay Reborn, the videos show a white flight attendant arguing with Rodgers, and then with others on a small aircraft, about their behavior on the…

Watch: New Details Emerge in Case of Minnesota Cops Pulling Guns on Black Kids After Fake 911 Call

The Root has obtained exclusive footage and spoke to an eyewitness who filmed a now-viral video that seems to contradict many of the cops’ initial claims after Minnesota Park Police pulled their guns and detained children in a Minneapolis area park.

Man Screaming Racial Slurs at Black Teenage Girl Arrested For Threatening to Kill Me, You, Your Mama and Your Cousins Too ... Man Screaming Racial Slurs at Black Teenage Girl Arrested For Threatening to Kill Me, You, Your Mama and Your Cousins Too ...

Police arrested an Oregon man after passersby stopped him from allegedly attacking and screaming racist remarks at a 17-year-old black girl while reportedly threatening to murder her, me and presumably all the black people in the world.

#SummerJobWhileBlack: Child Gets Cops Called on Him for Delivering Newspapers #SummerJobWhileBlack: Child Gets Cops Called on Him for Delivering Newspapers

For many kids and their families, summer jobs are a rite of passage: a way of imparting lessons about responsibility and hard work, and finally having a response to the age-old parental question, “you have McDonald’s money?”

#MericaMax Harasses Woman in Puerto Rico Shirt While Cop Does Nothing #MericaMax Harasses Woman in Puerto Rico Shirt While Cop Does Nothing

The latest viral video of a white person harassing a person of color has all the familiar ingredients—though of course, there are variations. This one stars a belligerent middle-aged white man in Cook County, Ill., aggressively harassing a woman for wearing a shirt with a Puerto Rican flag on it.

Officer Loses Retirement Benefits After Fellow KKK Members Tried to Kill Black Prisoner Officer Loses Retirement Benefits After Fellow KKK Members Tried to Kill Black Prisoner

An administrative board has decided that a former corrections officer and Ku Klux Klan member who conspired to kill a black inmate will lose his state retirement benefits, upholding the ruling of an administrative law judge and...

Tomi Lahren Says People Are Being Mean to Her And It's All Maxine Waters' Fault Tomi Lahren Says People Are Being Mean to Her And It's All Maxine Waters' Fault

Tomi Lahren, Satan’s blonde-haired colostomy bag, went full snowflake on Fox News Saturday night, explaining that people think she’s a trash human being because of Maxine Waters, and not because she’s actually a trash bag full of right-wing vomit.

Judge Orders Cops to Return $20,000 to Exotic Dancer Judge Orders Cops to Return $20,000 to Exotic Dancer

Florida police officers were forced to give back nearly $20,000 after seizing a cache of guns, money and drugs from an exotic dancer and her husband.

White Man Claims Self-Defense After Gunning Down Black Teenager for Shooting Fireworks White Man Claims Self-Defense After Gunning Down Black Teenager for Shooting Fireworks

A Texas man arrested for killing his teenage neighbor in a dispute over fireworks claims he only shot the victim in self-defense but police say cell-phone video shows otherwise.

Denver Snowflakes Melt After Former Congressional Candidate Tweets She Has Given Up on White People Denver Snowflakes Melt After Former Congressional Candidate Tweets She Has Given Up on White People

After challenging the Colorado political machine, white feminists, white liberals and the entire Democratic Party, a Colorado woman is causing an avalanche of white tears after she responded to a rhetorical question about giving up on white people by answering: “Yes.”

Paul Blart, Pool Cop Fired After Calling Police on Woman For Swimming in Her Own Pool Paul Blart, Pool Cop Fired After Calling Police on Woman For Swimming in Her Own Pool

The tartar sauce-hued hero who served as sentry to his neighborhood watering hole has lost his job after he sicced the police on a black woman who was trying to sneak into the pool area he patrolled like a fugitive slave catcher.

Black Man Forced to Crawl at Gunpoint After Police Thwart Imaginary Robbery Black Man Forced to Crawl at Gunpoint After Police Thwart Imaginary Robbery

California officers prevented a nonexistent armed robbery by holding a man at gunpoint and forcing him to crawl on the ground as his uncle and girlfriend watched in horror.

Hit Musical Featuring Cotton-Picking White People Singing Slave Songs Closes Amid Protests Hit Musical Featuring Cotton-Picking White People Singing Slave Songs Closes Amid Protests

The world’s biggest jazz festival was forced to end the run of one of its most popular shows after protesters objected to the musical that featured white people picking cotton while a white woman warbled organic, gluten-free, kale-wrapped negro spirituals. Ain’t that good news?

Portland State University Campus Police Shoot and Kill Black Navy Veteran Who Was Trying to Break Up Fight Portland State University Campus Police Shoot and Kill Black Navy Veteran Who Was Trying to Break Up Fight

Protesters in Portland, Ore., are demanding Portland State University police officers be disarmed after campus cops fatally shot Jason Washington, a Navy veteran and grandfather who was killed as he was trying to break up a fight outside a sports bar early Friday morning.

Confederate Barbie Says 'Minority' Who Doesn't Like Confederate Monuments is Like ISIS Confederate Barbie Says 'Minority' Who Doesn't Like Confederate Monuments is Like ISIS

A woman continued her crusade to keep the name of a Confederate General on a Georgia park by informing her county commision that erasing the rebel soldier’s name is the same thing Islamic State terrorists did in the Middle East.

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