The hexachloroethane smoke that police used against protesters can cause vomiting, respiratory distress and even death.
Over the past six months, organizers across the country have won significant victories in campaigns to defund police.
Officer Rusten Sheskey fired the shots at point-blank range into Blake’s back as he leaned into his car.
The commission will analyze whether several instances of police violence violated international law.
Despite leading the movements against police and state violence, Black women are often the forgotten victims.
The Justice Department has poured money into prosecuting protesters but not police who committed violence at protests.
Protesters are fighting to stop police violence, as well as army violence, unemployment and economic injustice.
Focusing on costs of police settlements won’t end brutality but could deprive victims of the reparations they deserve.
Officials are investigating whether the gunman is tied to militia groups that have mobilized against the protests.
In a 72-page opinion, a federal judge challenged the Supreme Court to abolish the qualified immunity defense.