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Black Lives Matter
Black Lives Matter news and analysis from The Nation
April 10, 2017
Join Ramarley Graham’s Family as They Continue Their Fight for Police Accountability
The officer who killed Ramarley Graham was allowed to resign. Support his family’s campaign to make sure ALL the other officers involved are fired.
March 31, 2017
Meet the New Social Change Coalition: ‘The Majority’
A new coalition is challenging Trump’s agenda with a radical vision of their own.
March 3, 2017
Can a Champion of Black Lives Matter Become Mayor of St. Louis?
Tishaura Jones is running to “uproot racism” just a few miles from the streets where Michael Brown was murdered.
February 9, 2017
The Rise and Resilience of Black Lives Matter
Wesley Lowery’s new book charts the origins of a movement
January 30, 2017
Trump’s Ban Is Hurting Some Victims of Terrorism
A poignant scene at Los Angeles International Airport over the weekend.
January 23, 2017
Marching Against Trump, Progressives in Cincinnati Put a Blue Dot in Red Ohio
The question remains whether the energy displayed Saturday will carry over into other ongoing local struggles.
January 21, 2017
President Obama Exits With an Embrace of John Lewis and the Idea of a Just America
The last tweet from the Obama White House showed the president clasping hands with the congressman who has become a symbol of the resistance to Trump.
January 19, 2017
5 Years After Ramarley Graham Was Killed by the NYPD, Join His Family’s Campaign for Police Accountability
The officer who killed Ramarley Graham is finally facing trial.
December 19, 2016
Why Are We Still Reliving the Nightmarish Death of Emmett Till?
When I went to Mississippi to cover the trial, I had no idea that the story would become so relevant again more than 60 years later.
December 16, 2016
In the Wake of Trump, a Black-Student Groundswell
We know, from our history and social-studies and literature classes, the value of peaceful protest and civil disobedience.
Students Organizing for Unity and Liberation