Tag: driving while black

Driving While Black In Philadelphia Just Got A Whole Lot Less Stressful After City Bans Minor Traffic Stops

NewsOne Featured Video The city of Philadelphia has taken steps to outright ban its police officers from initiating traffic stops for minor infractions, a move that should prompt a collective sigh of relief for Black drivers, in particular, who are disproportionately targeted for such moving violations. The Philadelphia Driving Equality Bill specifically prohibits city cops […]

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‘Driving While Black’ Lawsuit Claims Cops Brutally Beat, Threatened To Kill Motorist In Front Of Young Son

NewsOne Featured Video Source: ArchCity Defenders / ArchCity Defenders A Missouri black man filed a lawsuit against Maryland Heights Police accusing officers of unlawful seizure, excessive force, and unlawful search after a traffic stop almost turned into tragedy. On Oct. 26, 2016, Tranell Stewart, 38, was pulled over by Maryland Heights police while he was […]

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Suspected White Supremacist Who Killed Unarmed African Immigrant Released On Bail After Delayed Arrest

NewsOne Featured Video Have you ever pulled your car into a random driveway in order to turn around and drive back the other way? Of course, you have. It’s such a normal thing to do that most motorists do it without even having to give it a first thought, let alone a second. But, apparently, […]

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