Beyoncé Bashes Cops in Half-Time Show After Getting Police Escort to the Game

Beyoncé performed a tribute to the militant Black Panthers Party during Sunday evening’s halftime show at Super Bowl 50 that some, including former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, called a blatant attack on law enforcement. But the pop star might have been late to the performance if she hadn’t received a highway-clearing police escort to deliver her to Levi’s Stadium on time.

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Beyoncé Dancers: ‘Justice 4 Mario Woods’

Beyoncé’s Super Bowl backup dancers decided to make a political statement about the Mario Woods case after the Super Bowl, and paid tribute to the Black Panthers as the dancers posed for a video outside Levi’s Stadium.

Mario Woods (Jeff Chiu / Associated Press)

Former Black Panther Leader Sues Oakland over Brawl

Elaine Brown, 72, former head of the Black Panthers from 1974 to 1977, and who was implicated (though never charged) in the murder of accountant Betty Van Patter, is suing the city of Oakland for $1 million after Councilwoman Desley Brooks allegedly assaulted her at a local restaurant.

Elaine Brown and the Black Panthers (Jim Palmer / Associated Press)