Monday, July 15, 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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Shooting at Trump rally sparks blame game as Progressives condemn GOP accusations against Biden

Political violence at Trump rally ignites accusations and calls for unity.

FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.