Monday, May 23, 2022

Tag: Black Lives Matter Movement

Can a Formula 1 star send a message to the Saudi...

A lot of people say that sports aren’t a place for “politics.” But what they usually mean is that they want to maintain their willful ignorance.

Inside Portland’s autonomous protest movement

Portland, Oregon’s five months of ongoing protests in support of Black lives are sustained by a vast, multifaceted, and ever-evolving network of activists, organizers, and mutual aid.

Remembering the 1960s

The 1960s can inspire us today because as well as being a period of change, the decade was characterized by hope and optimism. We need hope.

‘I’d drop any 10 of you’: GOP Rep. Clay Higgins threatens...

The Louisiana lawmaker is a staunch gun rights advocate in an open carry state.

How the police killing of a Black Brazilian teen sparked a...

The police killing of João Pedro Mattos Pinto, a 14-year-old Black Brazilian in Rio de Janeiro, unmasked the scope of police brutality amid a pandemic and led to an unprecedented court decision.

Activist voices missing from corporate coverage of uprisings

Establishment media overwhelmingly turned to columnists, pundits and government officials for interpretation of the uprisings—rather than to the activists facing tear gas on the frontlines.

Oregon Senator promises to block Trump from sending armored federal law...

“We won't let these authoritarian tactics stand.”

Who’s really looting America?

By pitting us against each other – blaming immigrants, blaming liberals, and especially blaming people of color, and Black people in particular – they’ve divided us, and gotten away with it.

The American Dream: Living to 18

"You don’t want to die in a matter of seconds because of cops.” This has fueled the Black Lives Matter movement across the country and has put the American Dream for our younger generations into better perspective.

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One-stop fix to the election rejection scam: Demand candidates must accept the ...

If we don’t stop this scourge of election rejection, then the future (and innate rights) of citizen voting are bleak

Tucker Carlson’s ‘great replacement’ theory comes from an anti-American Nazi

Why has the American far right adopted an anti-American conspiracy theory as its rallying cry?

Bill Baird’s battle for legalized abortion and Roe v. Wade

"This is a religious war,” says Baird of the intense push to make abortion illegal.“

The Ukraine war’s collateral damage

Is the health of an overheating world at stake?

Nearly 90,000 small businesses in US expected to close after Senate GOP kills main...

"Senators who ensured this fate instead of providing the relief small business needs now must be held accountable."