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NYPD

No, we should not stop talking about police shootings.

Die in.

Last night, hundreds of protesters converged on the Cavaliers-Nets game to continue to demand justice in the wake of the Eric Garner case.

How residents are doing Mike Brown’s legacy justice.

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

Ferguson riot police

It’s not just Ferguson—here’s how the system protects police.

Forty years ago, the Israeli army tortured and imprisoned her. Now she’s being forced to relive the nightmare in a US court.

Faced with police brutality, white hostility and entrenched racism, young activists are showing the world a new kind of resistance.

police brutality rally

How a crisis intervention program pioneered in Memphis could save lives and prevent arrests.

Ferguson protest

The official response to Michael Brown’s murder has laid bare the cheapness of black life.

Blogs

The only problem with the video is that it was taken by pure chance.

April 10, 2015

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

April 9, 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

Although the Department of Justice and the police bureau in Portland, Oregon, reached a “groundbreaking” settlement last year, residents say racial discrimination is a problem.

March 16, 2015

We need decriminalization, not just data.

March 6, 2015

The tragic death of Trayvon Martin inspired a new generation of activists who fight to make black lives matter.

February 26, 2015

Activists and organizers gathered at the Schomburg Center to interrogate the current conditions of American policing.

February 25, 2015

What do I have to do, so that when my sons recall the sixty-third annual MLK Day celebration, it is about remembering past trials of injustice, rather than endlessly reliving them?

February 2, 2015

The Mendocino high school basketball teams are learning an ugly lesson in the boundaries of free speech.

December 27, 2014