Monday, August 2, 2021

Tag: Black Lives Matter

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.

‘A step forward’: Black Lives Matter protests forced Biden to push...

Biden’s executive orders are “a step forward” and credits social movements who have been pressuring the administration to act.

Anatomy of a protest movement

A three-part reported series identifying the infrastructure, challenges, and successes of Portland's sustained protests in defense of Black lives.

Corporate media reverse reality by blaming BLM protesters for everything

Corporate media reports were quick to blame BLM for initiating violence, portraying them as senseless rioters in an otherwise peaceful and tranquil society.

How military veterans are answering the call to defend Black lives

From marching in the streets to forming human walls of protection around protesters, veterans are playing a quiet but important role in demanding racial justice.

‘Black Women’s Lives Matter’: Breonna Taylor’s family demands a special prosecutor...

Breonna Taylor’s family is calling on Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear to appoint a new special prosecutor to reopen the case after they...

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.

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The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?
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Deputy on leave after controversial arrest of mother and teen on video

A Texas sheriff’s deputy was placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation into the incident.

‘Gathering storm’: How ‘rogue’ companies are buying up North Sea oil and gas

As oil majors exit the North Sea, the region’s new players bring a track record of lobbying against climate policy, polluting the environment, and committing alleged labor violations.

Climate crisis has cost Colorado billions—now it wants oil firms to pick up the...

ExxonMobil and Suncor face lawsuits in the western state but big oil’s apologists say the U.S. consumer is to blame for emissions.

Bayer to pull glyphosate products, including Roundup, from US home and garden market

Bayer's decision comes in response to the many lawsuits related to glyphosate that it inherited when it acquired Monsanto in 2018.