Monday, February 26, 2024

Tag: Black Lives Matter

‘More training’ is not the answer to police terror

The death of Tyre Nichols doesn’t have to be in vain – there are numerous opportunities for action at the local and national level to rein in out of control police terror.

Hundreds march in Akron enraged by police killing of Jayland Walker

"The police can do whatever they want," said one local resident through tears. "They can take our children's lives and think it's okay."

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.

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Does America have the balls – or means – to buy out malignant swamp...

On John Oliver’s satiric bribe* to the Supreme Court’s king of corruption.

UNRWA faces collapse: Israeli actions and funding cuts threaten agency’s future

Facing unprecedented challenges, UNRWA pleads for international support as Israel's relentless attacks and defunding threats push the agency to the brink.

NRA and Wayne LaPierre found guilty in corruption case: A blow to gun rights...

A Manhattan jury delivers a seismic verdict, finding Wayne LaPierre and the NRA guilty of corruption, shaking the foundations of America's gun rights stronghold.

Whales and dolphins bear the brunt as seas turn toxic

Marine sentinel alert: new study exposes alarming toxic heavy metal levels in stranded whales and dolphins, highlighting a hidden threat to marine life and human health.

Biden administration’s strict anti-migrant policies spark outcry

"Within a badly broken immigration system, the humanitarian assistance provided by Annunciation House is one of the few things that works well. We in El Paso stand with the faith leaders and volunteers who lead this work and make us proud to call this border community our home."