Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: Black Lives Matter

’16 shots:’ Chicago Police killing of Laquan McDonald exposed a system...

The documentary “16 Shots” examines the 2014 murder of African-American teenager Laquan McDonald in Chicago and the attempt by the city’s police department to cover up the events.

Police are still killing unarmed black people

So far this year, 390 people have been killed by police, according to a Washington Post database of police shootings.

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.

Pledge to support the racial justice movement

Sign the pledge to support the racial justice movement.

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.

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.