Police brutality is nothing new.
The tally of victims reads like a roll call: Sean Bell, Amadou Diallo, Oscar Grant. The list is seemingly eternal, and the protesting in Ferguson, which resembles a war zone, is just the latest stand for justice.
Hip-hop has been reporting on police brutality for decades now. With the pain of Eric Garner and 18-year-old Michael Brown still raw, VIBE digs up rap sheets from over the years to find lyrics that air out the boys in blue. Do you really feel safe? —Darryl Robertson