In a country that has always used race to justify inequality, ending police brutality is just the start.
In their quest to wipe out extra-legal racial violence, white liberals created a system that continues to kill black people—legally.
While New York City mourns, political opportunists point fingers—but we should really be talking about reforms that would keep everyone safe.
From Bill de Blasio to Eric Holder to Barack Obama to #BlackLivesMatter, right-wing pundits are blaming everyone and everything but the obvious.
Body cameras have been embraced by the police, even as police attack cop-watch patrols.
Valuing all lives equally would transform how we respond to the climate crisis.
When a parent is sent to prison, a child’s life is derailed, leaving schools to pick up the pieces.
What would governments do if black and brown lives counted as much as white lives?
We need law and policing reform, but first we have to want to end state-sanctioned violence against African-Americans.