Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: Black Lives Matter

Teen awarded $325K settlement after police brutality incident

Dee reportedly knelt on the teen and punched him at least ten times as the teen screamed, “Why are you punching me?”

Former Minneapolis cop sentenced to prison after fatal shooting

“There is no cause for celebration: no one has won. We all have lost, none more than Daunte Wright and the people who love him."

An Afro-Indigenous perspective on policing

In his new book, Kyle T. Mays argues that the violence of policing has always been intimately tied to U.S. democracy.

How to show solidarity with Black Lives Matter this holiday season

The Black Xmas campaign, started by Black Lives Matter Los Angeles, urges shoppers to use their dollars wisely and in service of racial justice.

It’s time for corporations to get off the sidelines on social...

It’s both good ethics and good business to support the rights of Black Americans and women when they are under assault.

Black Lives Matter: How far has the movement come?

This messaging campaign became a decentralized social movement to demand accountability for police killings and other brutality against Black people.

Derek Chauvin trial: 3 questions America needs to ask about seeking...

Where the accused is placed above the law, there is an unjust system of justice.

‘Sacrifice zones’: How people of color are targets of environmental racism

A product of environmental racism, “sacrifice zones” are located near pollution hot spots and are usually communities of color.

Brothers EMpowered is building that village we all need to thrive

Charles Caine founded the community mentorship organization in 2014 to help men of color overcome the barriers in their lives and the lives in their communities.

Over 700 complaints about NYPD officers abusing Black Lives Matter protesters,...

Emails show New York City’s Civilian Complaint Review Board leaders discouraged staff from confronting the NYPD about a lack of cooperation on abuse investigations.

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”