Friday, July 19, 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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Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

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A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...