Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Tag: #BlackLivesMatter

Police officer charged with murder after fatally shooting handcuffed man

We must put a stop to systemic police brutality and the needless killings of Black people. We cannot afford to fail in this goal because lives are at stake.”

What Black Lives Matter activists can teach us about the pitfalls...

Interviews with 11 Black Lives Matter social media page administrators highlight the challenges of scaling grassroots activism through digital organizing.

Four Black female judges use their courtrooms to break the school-to-prison...

Criminal justice is not the only focus of the program. The judges discuss making healthy life choices and maintaining a positive image.

Juvenile detention officer arrested for civil rights violations resulting in teen’s...

“By and through this bounty system, Johnson caused, encouraged and induced juvenile detainees, in exchange for rewards and privileges, to forcibly assault.”

Former police sergeant charged with excessive force and falsifying report

If convicted of the falsification of records charge, Sgt. Robert George could receive up to 20 years.

‘No Cop Academy’: Activists stage day-long demonstration against police academy to...

The protest was the latest in a series of actions organized by a coalition of more than 50 community groups dubbed “No Cop Academy.”

Erica Garner: Rest in peace … and justice

Erica, who died after suffering a massive heart attack, worked tirelessly for justice for her father, Eric Garner.

Trayvon Martin Was Killed 4 Years Ago. Here’s What Our Next...

"It's terrible, what happened. Seventeen years old, and now there are all sorts of stories that don't sound right."

#BlackLivesMatter MN At Mall Of America, Transit & Airport

Black Lives Matter Minnesota raised its voice in multiple locations December 23rd, disrupting shopping, the metro system and the airport to protest the November killing of Jamar Clark, a black man by Minneapolis police.

VIDEO: Voices of Rise Up October: Quentin Tarantino, Cornel West, Victims'...

With some 40 families across the country impacted by police violence, thousands took to the streets of New York City in solidarity for the victims demanding an end to police brutality. We need change.

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What will happen to Bernie?

“Make no mistake—in a world where Sanders falls short of the majority of delegates, he will have the nomination stolen from him again.”

Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Wells Fargo agrees to pay $3B over massive fraud scandal

“We are hopeful that this $3 billion penalty, along with the personnel and structural changes at the Bank, will ensure that such conduct will not reoccur.”

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews suggests four more years of Trump might be better for Democratic...

"Do they want Bernie to take over the Democratic Party in perpetuity? Maybe they'd rather wait 4 years and put in a Democrat that they like."