In a photo posted to Twitter this weekend, a giant electronic sign on Lower Broadway urges passers-by: “Don’t share our air” in bright orange letters. Right beside it, a maskless group poses for selfies.
Black Lives Matter protests have sparked conversations nationwide about the role of race in policing. Now, the Tennessee Supreme Court is taking those conversations one step further — to what happens after someone has already been arrested.
A new analysis from the American Civil Liberties Union finds that many of the countries largest cities — including Nashville and Memphis — saw reductions in both jail populations and crimes reported this spring. That could encourage officials to keep jail populations low.
On the two-year anniversary of the death of a Nashville man who by police, six teen activists who have been at the forefront of recent Black Lives Matter protests are learning where their own hometown fits within the national narrative about police brutality and racial justice.
A Tennessee man who is scheduled for execution this December is asking the state to give him one more chance to prove his innocence.
The first murder trial of a Nashville police officer has been postponed twice — first to work around a scheduling conflict for an expert witness, then because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Candlelight flickered across Public Square Park Tuesday night at a vigil mourning the deaths of two Nashville men killed by local police officers.
Police reform is never quick or easy.
When Officer Andrew Delke takes the stand, he won’t be the only one on trial; the police department, the city of Nashville, and their long, often messy struggle for civil rights, will also be front and center.
Are police officers trained to kill? Find out on episode 2 of Deadly Force.