Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Tag: Black Lives Matter

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.

Vigilante violence is an American tradition

Democracy requires Americans to somehow be vigilant over the use of force in their midst—without themselves becoming vigilantes.

“The games will not go on”: Pro athletes strike for black...

“It’s not just an example for racial justice protesters around the country. I think it’s a challenge to the labor movement as a whole.”

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Donald Trump faces groundbreaking criminal trial as first former U.S. President in the dock

With jury selection underway, the world watches as this unprecedented trial unfolds, potentially reshaping America's political landscape.

An urgent plea to leftists in the 6 battleground states likely to decide the...

If we want to remain a country where we still have the ability to agitate for justice and equality, then it’s incumbent on us to vote with that in mind.

Global uprising: Protests erupt worldwide against economic support for Gaza conflict

The wave of protests swept major cities across the globe, with significant disruptions reported on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, downtown Los Angeles, and key transport routes in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Will the center hold as elections descend to a war between gut grievances vs....

While Trumpian individualism now equates with rank criminality, social activism fosters greater collective prosperity, opportunities and growth for all.

Averting Crisis: Global Calls for Restraint as Tensions Escalate Between Israel and Iran

Amidst calls for peace, a night of retaliation heightens fears of an all-out war.