This work in progress highlights names of Black people killed by U.S. law enforcement (blue ⦿), civilians (orange ⦿), or unknown (gray ⦿).

2021

Ma'Khia Bryant, 16
———— ⦿ Columbus, OH
April 20, 2021
Matthew "Zadok" Williams, 35
———— ⦿ DeKalb, GA
April 12, 2021
Daunte Wright, 20
———— ⦿ Brooklyn Center, MN
April 11, 2021
James Lionel Johnson, 38
———— ⦿ Takoma Park, MD
April 7, 2021
Dominique Williams, 32
———— ⦿ Takoma Park, MD
April 7, 2021
Marvin Scott III, 26
In Custody ⦿ McKinney, TX
March 14, 2021
Jenoah Donald, 30
———— ⦿ Hazel Dell, WA
February 9, 2021
Patrick Warren, 52
Mentally Suffering ⦿ Killeen, TX
January 10, 2021
Xzavier Hill, 18
———— ⦿ Goochland County, VA
January 9, 2021
Robert Howard, 30
Kidnapped, Murdered ⦿ Memphis, TN
January 5, 2021
Vincent Belmonte, 18
———— ⦿ Cleveland, OH
January 5, 2021
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What If We Just Stopped Calling the Cops?
For decades, the solution to Black Americans’ distrust of cops has often been to not call them. Now white people are catching on too.
Written by Emma Ockerman • Illustration by Grace Shin/VICE News
Why Black Cops Quit
“The ‘Blue Wall of Silence’ is so real and so pervasive that people outside of it don’t have a clue of what it’s like,” one former officer told VICE News.
Written by Trone Dowd • All images courtesy of sources

2020

Bennie Edwards, 60
———— ⦿ Oklahoma City, OK
December 11, 2020
Casey Goodson Jr., 23
———— ⦿ Columbus, OH
December 4, 2020
Aiden Ellison, 19
Playing Music ⦿ Ashland, OR
November 23, 2020
Quawan Charles, 15
———— ⦿ Iberia Parish, LA
November 3, 2020
Kevin Peterson Jr., 21
———— ⦿ Vancouver, WA
October 29, 2020
Walter Wallace Jr., 27
———— ⦿ Philadelphia, PA
October 26, 2020
Jonathan Price, 31
Stopping a Fight ⦿ Wolfe City, TX
October 3, 2020
Kurt Reinhold, 42
Walking ⦿ San Clemente, CA
September 23, 2020
Dijon Kizzee, 29
———— ⦿ Los Angeles, CA
August 31, 2020
Damian Daniels, 30
Mentally Suffering ⦿ San Antonio, TX
August 25, 2020
Anthony McClain, 32
———— ⦿ Pasadena, CA
August 15, 2020
Julian Lewis, 60
Driving ⦿ Sylvania, GA
August 7, 2020
Maurice Abisdid-Wagner, 30
In Custody ⦿ Maui, HI
July 26, 2020
Rayshard Brooks, 27
Sleeping in Car ⦿ Atlanta, GA
June 12, 2020
Priscilla Slater, 38
In Custody ⦿ Harper Woods, MI
June 10, 2020
Robert Forbes, 56
Protesting ⦿ Bakersfield, CA
June 6, 2020
Kamal Flowers, 24
———— ⦿ New Rochelle, NY
June 5, 2020
Jamel Floyd, 35
In Custody ⦿ New York, NY
June 3, 2020
David McAtee, 53
Cooking ⦿ Louisville, KY
June 1, 2020
James Scurlock, 22
Protesting ⦿ Omaha, NE
May 30, 2020
Calvin Horton Jr., 43
———— ⦿ Minneapolis, MN
May 27, 2020
Tony McDade, 38
———— ⦿ Tallahassee, FL
May 27, 2020
Dion Johnson, 28
Passed Out ⦿ Phoenix, AZ
May 25, 2020
George Floyd, 46
In Custody ⦿ Minneapolis, MN
May 25, 2020
Maurice Gordon, 28
Unarmed ⦿ Bass River, NJ
May 23, 2020
Cornelius Fredericks, 16
Restrained ⦿ Kalamazoo, MI
May 1, 2020
Steven Taylor, 33
Mentally Suffering ⦿ San Leandro, CA
April 18, 2020
Daniel Prude, 30
In Custody ⦿ Rochester, NY
March 30, 2020
Breonna Taylor, 26
At Home ⦿ Louisville, KY
March 13, 2020
Barry Gedeus, 27
Riding Bike ⦿ Fort Lauderdale, FL
March 8, 2020
Manuel Ellis, 33
Unarmed ⦿ Tacoma, WA
March 3, 2020
Ahmaud Arbery, 25
Jogging ⦿ Satilla Shores, GA
February 23, 2020
Lionel Morris, 39
In Custody ⦿ Conway, AR
February 4, 2020
Jaquyn O'Neill Light, 20
Unarmed ⦿ Graham, NC
January 28, 2020
William Green, 43
Sitting ⦿ Temple Hills, MD
January 27, 2020
Darius Tarver, 23
Mentally Suffering ⦿ Denton, TX
January 23, 2020
Miciah Lee, 18
Mentally Suffering ⦿ Sparks, NV
January 5, 2020

2019

John Neville, 56
In Custody ⦿ Winston-Salem, NC
December 4, 2019
Michael Dean, 28
Driving ⦿ Temple, TX
December 2, 2019
Atatiana Jefferson, 28
Babysitting ⦿ Forth Worth, TX
October 12, 2019
Byron Williams, 50
Riding Bike ⦿ Las Vegas, NV
September 5, 2019
Elijah McClain, 23
Walking ⦿ Aurora, CO
August 30, 2019
Jaleel Medlock, 21
In Custody ⦿ Conway, AR
July 16, 2019
Titi "Tete" Gulley, 31
Hanged ⦿ Portland, OR
May 27, 2019
Dominique Clayton, 32
Sleeping ⦿ Oxford, MS
May 19, 2019
Pamela Turner, 44
Mentally Suffering ⦿ Baytown, TX
May 13, 2019
Ronald Greene, 49
In Custody ⦿ Union Parish, LA
May 10, 2019
Sterling Higgins, 37
Mentally Suffering ⦿ Union City, TN
March 24, 2019
Bradley Blackshire, 30
Fleeing ⦿ Little Rock, AR
February 22, 2019
Jassmine McBride, 30
Drinking Water ⦿ Flint, MI
February 12, 2019

2018

Aleah Jenkins, 24
In Custody ⦿ La Jolla, CA
November 27, 2018
Emantic Bradford Jr., 21
Legally Armed ⦿ Hoover, AL
November 22, 2018
Jemel Roberson, 26
Guarding ⦿ Robbins, IL
November 11, 2018
Charles Roundtree Jr., 18
Sitting ⦿ San Antonio, TX
October 17, 2018
Botham Jean, 26
Eating ⦿ Dallas, TX
September 6, 2018
Harith Augustus, 37
Running Away ⦿ Chicago, IL
July 14, 2018
Jason Washington, 45
Stopping a Fight ⦿ Portland, OR
June 29, 2018
Antwon Rose Jr., 17
Unarmed ⦿ Pittsburgh, PA
June 19, 2018
Robert White, 41
Unarmed ⦿ Silver Spring, MD
June 16, 2018
Earl McNeil, 40
Mentally Suffering ⦿ National City, CA
May 26, 2018
Marcus-David Peters, 24
Mentally Suffering ⦿ Richmond, VA
May 14, 2018
Dorian Harris, 17
Stealing $2 Beer ⦿ Memphis, TN
March 29, 2018
Danny Ray Thomas, 34
Unarmed ⦿ Houston, TX
March 22, 2018
Stephon Clark, 23
Holding Phone ⦿ Sacramento, CA
March 18, 2018
Ronell Foster, 33
Riding Bike ⦿ Vajello, CA
February 13, 2018

2017

Damon Grimes, 15
Driving ⦿ Detroit, MI
August 26, 2017
James Lacy, 47
Mentally Suffering ⦿ San Diego, CA
August 7, 2017
Charleena Lyles, 30
Mentally Suffering ⦿ Seattle, WA
June 18, 2017
Mikel McIntyre, 32
Mentally Suffering ⦿ Rancho Cordova, CA
May 8, 2017
Jordan Edwards, 15
Riding in Car ⦿ Balch Springs, TX
April 29, 2017
Timothy Caughman, 66
Collecting Cans ⦿ Manhattan, NY
March 20, 2017
Alteria Woods, 21
At Home ⦿ Gifford, FL
March 19, 2017
Desmond Phillips, 25
Mentally Suffering ⦿ Chico, CA
March 17, 2017

2016

Deborah Danner, 66
Mentally Suffering ⦿ New York, NY
October 18, 2016
Alfred Olango, 38
Unarmed ⦿ El Cajon, CA
September 27, 2016
Terence Crutcher, 40
Unarmed ⦿ Tulsa, OK
September 16, 2016
Christian Taylor, 19
Unarmed ⦿ Forth Worth, TX
August 7, 2016
Jamarion Robinson, 26
Mentally Suffering ⦿ East Point, GA
August 5, 2016
Donnell Thompson Jr., 27
Lying Down ⦿ Compton, CA
July 28, 2016
Joseph Mann, 51
Mentally Suffering ⦿ Sacramento, CA
July 11, 2016
Philando Castile, 32
Driving ⦿ Falcon Heights, MN
July 6, 2016
Alton Sterling, 37
Selling DVDs ⦿ Baton Rouge, LA
July 5, 2016
Jay Anderson Jr., 25
Sleeping in Car ⦿ Wauwatosa, WI
June 23, 2016
Che Taylor, 47
———— ⦿ Seattle, WA
February 21, 2016
David Joseph, 17
Unarmed ⦿ Austin, TX
February 8, 2016
Antronie Scott, 36
Holding Phone ⦿ San Antonio, TX
February 4, 2016

2015

Bettie Jones, 55
Opening Door ⦿ Chicago, IL
December 26, 2015
Quintonio LeGrier, 19
Arguing ⦿ Chicago, IL
December 26, 2015
Corey Jones, 31
Waiting ⦿ Boynton Beach, FL
October 18, 2015
Samuel DuBose, 43
Driving ⦿ Cincinnati, OH
July 19, 2015
Darrius Stewart, 19
Unarmed ⦿ Memphis, TN
July 17, 2015
Sandra Bland, 28
Mentally Suffering ⦿ Hempstead, TX
July 13, 2015
Susie Jackson, 87
In Church ⦿ Charleston, SC
June 17, 2015
Daniel Simmons, 74
In Church ⦿ Charleston, SC
June 17, 2015
Ethel Lance, 70
In Church ⦿ Charleston, SC
June 17, 2015
Myra Thompson, 59
In Church ⦿ Charleston, SC
June 17, 2015
Cynthia Hurd, 54
In Church ⦿ Charleston, SC
June 17, 2015
DePayne Middleton-Doctor, 49
In Church ⦿ Charleston, SC
June 17, 2015
Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, 45
In Church ⦿ Charleston, SC
June 17, 2015
Clementa Pinckney, 41
In Church ⦿ Charleston, SC
June 17, 2015
TyWanza Sanders, 26
In Church ⦿ Charleston, SC
June 17, 2015
Kalief Browder, 22
Mentally Suffering ⦿ The Bronx, NY
June 6, 2015
Freddie Gray, 25
Surviving ⦿ Baltimore, MD
April 19, 2015
Norman Cooper, 33
In Custody ⦿ San Antonio, TX
April 19, 2015
Walter Scott, 50
Driving ⦿ North Charleston, SC
April 4, 2015
Natasha McKenna, 37
Mentally Suffering ⦿ Alexandria, VA
February 7, 2015

2014

Rumain Brisbon, 34
Unarmed ⦿ Phoenix, AZ
December 4, 2014
Tamir Rice, 12
Playing ⦿ Cleveland, OH
November 22, 2014
Akai Gurley, 28
Walking ⦿ Brooklyn, NY
November 20, 2014
Tanisha Anderson, 37
Mentally Suffering ⦿ Cleveland, OH
November 13, 2014
Laquan McDonald, 17
Walking ⦿ Chicago, IL
October 20, 2014
Cameron Tillman, 14
Hanging Out ⦿ Houma, LA
September 23, 2014
Darrien Hunt, 22
Cosplaying ⦿ Saratoga Springs, UT
September 10, 2014
Michael Brown, 18
Unarmed ⦿ Ferguson, MO
September 8, 2014
Kajieme Powell, 25
Mentally Suffering ⦿ St. Louis, MO
August 19, 2014
Michelle Cusseaux, 50
Mentally Suffering ⦿ Phoenix, AZ
August 14, 2014
Dante Parker, 36
Riding Bike ⦿ Victorville, CA
August 12, 2014
Ezell Ford, 25
Walking ⦿ Los Angeles, CA
August 11, 2014
Amir Brooks, 17
Driving ⦿ Washington, D.C.
August 6, 2014
John Crawford III, 22
Shopping ⦿ Beavercreek, Ohio
August 5, 2014
Eric Garner, 43
Selling Cigarettes ⦿ Staten Island, NY
July 17, 2014
Jerry Dwight Brown, 41
Unarmed ⦿ Zephyrhills, FL
July 1, 2014
Victor White III, 22
In Custody ⦿ New Iberia, LA
March 3, 2014
Marquise Jones, 23
———— ⦿ San Antonio, TX
February 28, 2014
Yvette Smith, 47
Opening Door ⦿ Bastrop, TX
February 16, 2014

2013

Renisha McBride, 19
Seeking Help ⦿ Dearborn Heights, MI
November 2, 2013
Jonathan Ferrell, 24
Seeking Help ⦿ Charlotte, NC
September 14, 2013
Deion Fludd, 17
Jumping Turnstile ⦿ New York, NY
July 12, 2013
Gabriel Winzer, 25
Riding Bike ⦿ Kaufman County, TX
April 27, 2013
Wayne A. Jones, 50
———— ⦿ Martinsburg, WV
March 13, 2013
Kimani Gray, 16
———— ⦿ Brooklyn, NY
March 10, 2013
Kayla Moore, 41
Mentally Suffering ⦿ Berkeley, CA
February 12, 2013

2012

Corey Stingley, 16
Hiding Beer Cans ⦿ Milwaukee, WI
December 29, 2012
Darnesha Harris, 17
———— ⦿ Breaux Bridge, LA
December 2, 2012
Jordan Davis, 17
Playing Music ⦿ Jacksonville, FL
November 23, 2012
Mohamed Bah, 28
Mentally Suffering ⦿ New York, NY
September 25, 2012
Sgt. James Brown, 26
In Custody ⦿ El Paso, TX
July 15, 2012
Darius Simmons, 13
Doing Chores ⦿ Milwaukee, WI
May 31, 2012
Rekia Boyd, 22
At the Park ⦿ Chicago, IL
March 21, 2012
Trayvon Martin, 17
Walking Home ⦿ Miami, FL
February 5, 2012

2011 & Earlier

Willie Ray Banks, 52
Unarmed ⦿ Granite Shoals, TX
December 29, 2011
Kenneth Chamberlain Sr., 66
At Home ⦿ White Plains, NY
November 19, 2011
Cletis Williams, 57
At Home ⦿ Jonesboro, AR
October 31, 2011
Robert Ricks, 23
Mentally Suffering ⦿ Alexandria, LA
February 6, 2011
Eugene Ellison, 67
At Home ⦿ Little Rock, AR
December 9, 2010
Danroy "DJ" Henry Jr., 20
Moving Car ⦿ Thornwood, NY
October 17, 2010
Aiyana Stanley-Jones, 7
Sleeping ⦿ Detroit, MI
May 16, 2010
Lawrence Allen, 20
Seeking Peace ⦿ Philadelphia, PA
February 20, 2009
Oscar Grant, 22
Riding Train ⦿ Oakland, CA
January 1, 2009
Julian Alexander, 20
Holding Broomstick ⦿ Anaheim, CA
October 29, 2008
Marvin Parker, 52
Mentally Suffering ⦿ Kansas City, MO
September 7, 2008
DeAunta Farrow, 12
Walking ⦿ West Memphis, AR
June 22, 2007
Sean Bell, 23
Hosting Party ⦿ Queens, NY
November 25, 2006
Kathryn Johnston, 92
At Home ⦿ Atlanta, GA
November 21, 2006
Timothy Stansbury Jr., 19
Opening Door ⦿ New York, NY
January 24, 2004
Alberta Spruill, 57
At Home ⦿ New York, NY
May 16, 2003
Anthony Dwain Lee, 39
At a Party ⦿ Los Angeles, CA
October 28, 2000
Ricky Byrdsong, 43
Jogging ⦿ Skokie, IL
July 3, 1999
Amadou Diallo, 23
Standing ⦿ The Bronx, NY
February 4, 1999
James Byrd Jr., 49
Hitchhiking ⦿ Jasper, TX
June 7, 1998
Nicholas Heyward Jr., 13
Playing ⦿ New York, NY
September 27, 1994
Mary Mitchell, 41
At Home ⦿ The Bronx, NY
November 3, 1990
Sharon Walker, 33
Driving ⦿ Queens, NY
December 9, 1984
Eleanor Bumpurs, 66
Mentally Suffering ⦿ New York, NY
October 29, 1984
Edward Gardner, 15
Unarmed ⦿ Memphis, TN
October 3, 1974
Elton Hayes, 17
In Custody ⦿ Memphis, TN
October 15, 1971
Fred Hampton, 21
Sleeping ⦿ Chicago, IL
December 4, 1969
Martin Luther King Jr., 39
Assassinated ⦿ Memphis, TN
April 4, 1968
Alberta Odell Jones, 34
Murdered ⦿ Louisville, KY
August 5, 1965
Jimmie Lee Jackson, 26
Protesting ⦿ Selma, AL
February 26, 1965
Malcolm X, 39
Assassinated ⦿ New York, NY
February 21, 1965
James Earl Chaney, 21
Murdered by KKK ⦿ Philadelphia, MI
June 21, 1964
Louis Allen, 44
Murdered ⦿ Liberty, MS
January 31, 1964
Medgar Evers, 37
Murdered by KKK ⦿ Jackson, MS
June 12, 1963
Herbert Lee, 49
Murdered ⦿ Liberty, MS
September 25, 1961
John Earl Reese, 16
Murdered ⦿ Longview, TX
October 23, 1955
Emmett Till, 14
Lynched ⦿ Money, MS
August 28, 1955
William McDuffie, 77
Seeking Justice ⦿ Alberta, AL
May 11, 1954
Della McDuffie, 63
Playing Music ⦿ Alberta, AL
April 26, 1953
Malcolm Wright, 48
Lynched ⦿ Houston, MS
July 2, 1949
George Stinney Jr., 14
Executed ⦿ Columbia, SC
June 16, 1944
Dr. Andrew C. Jackson, 42
Murdered ⦿ Tulsa, OK
June 1, 1921
Will Brown, 41
Lynched ⦿ Omaha, NE
September 28, 1919
Levi Harrington, 23
Lynched ⦿ Kansas City, MO
April 3, 1882

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