Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag: Black Lives Matter

The police will keep killing us until we stop criminalizing blackness...

The murder of Harith “Snoop” Augustus by Chicago police is the latest reminder that we must hold our elected officials accountable for upholding a system that devalues Black life.

Charlottesville police chief steps down after failures during white supremacist rally

The report specifically accuses Chief Thomas of trying to limit the scope of the investigation.

Former officer sentenced to 20yrs in prison for killing unarmed man

“Officers who violate anyone’s rights also violate their oaths of honor, and they tarnish the names of the vast majority of officers, who do incredible work."

Our food system is racist: Here’s how to fix it

Racism still stands in the way of a good-food revolution.

Houston neighbors said no to Walmart and invested in Black-owned businesses...

Communities of color turned to each other to make it through the disaster. Months later, they’re doing the same to rebuild.

Hundreds march in Chicago on Black Friday to protest police brutality...

This Black Friday, NationofChange joined hundreds of people in disrupting business as usual in Chicago to protest police brutality and bring you this special report.

Why 116,000 black women are walking throughout the US

Thirty minutes a day begins as a walk toward freedom from illness, disease, exhaustion, and, in some cases, trauma.

The bipartisan long con: Russian clickbait, Water Protectors and the movement...

In a case like this one, we have to ask an age old question. Who benefits from these poorly sourced stories that damage nascent social movements?

Racism, propaganda and wars

Let’s recognize that wars are rooted in white supremacist and racist ideology that believes only certain people deserve to control their destinies.

Minority communities suffer from storms as GOP and Trump admin promote...

“People are going to die from cancer and have mold for the chaser.”

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Atlanta prosecutors say they won’t prosecute women under Georgia’s newest abortion law

“As a matter of law (as opposed to politics) this office will not be prosecuting any women under the new law as long as I’m district attorney.”

Climate enemy Biden: The Extinction Rebellion’s top recruiter

“We’ve run out of elections to waste,” and a presidential contest between such climate policy empty suits as Trump and Biden would be a suicidal waste of the timeliest election for climate policy ever.

‘Extraordinarily concerned’ Elizabeth Warren demands answers from the Trump administration on the deaths of...

"Children are dying, and the CBP must do more to end this string of tragedies."

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to Congress endorsing Medicare...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

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