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Valerie Bell

As a mother, I feel that it is my responsibility to support others whose children have fallen victim to police violence, and to be a voice for my son Sean Bell.

Benjamin Netanyahu’s attack on Arab voters was not just an electioneering tactic. Such fear-mongering is rooted in the foundation of the Zionist project in Palestine.

After a grand jury fails to indict the officer who killed the father of six, the movement for police accountability continues to grow.

Bill Maher

What is brave about expressing an opinion that’s already held by a plurality of Americans?

Protestors confront police

History suggests that progress in racial justice comes only when American leaders see it as crucial to US geopolitical interests.

The protests that followed the police shooting of Michael Brown created a network of youth in revolt.

Ida B. Wells

Black women have made connections between their struggles and those of black men since the 1800s.

Blogs

Today's national day of action hopes to draw attention to the lives of black women and girls lost to police violence.

May 21, 2015

What looks like a night of “chaos” in Baltimore was just one freeze-frame in a long arc of urban crisis.

May 1, 2015

Even if the cops seize a phone and destroy it, the video will be saved.

May 1, 2015

The police department has used social media as virtual riot gear, manufacturing the narrative of violence in the digital realm as they were escalating it on the ground.

April 30, 2015

What change will a “peaceful” protest spark if a “peaceful” protest is so easy to ignore?

April 28, 2015

When people ask me, “Who will protect us,” I want to say: Who protects you now?

April 9, 2015

The party is deeply rooted in the political culture of Greece.

March 25, 2015

The force behind the burgeoning movement talks about the resurgent fight for black liberation.

March 24, 2015

Starbucks’ “Race Together” campaign rings false as cases of police brutality multiply.

March 19, 2015

We need decriminalization, not just data.

March 6, 2015