Degrading Encounters With Black Women and Police

January 16, 2011

From excessive use of force to unwarranted — and often sexual — searches, black women are no exception from the ongoing encounters of police brutality.

In a new video produced by Fusion, two black women detail their experiences with police violence and explain how these instances — which involve them or other black women they know — have ended in either extreme discomfort or, far worse, death.