In a new study that manages to be both shocking and grimly unsurprising, researchers found police in 20 U.S. cities fail to meet even the most basic international human rights standards governing lethal force.
Jake Johnson: New Amnesty Map Documents ‘Shocking Extent’ of US Police Violence Against Black Lives Matter Protesters
Police forces across the United States have committed widespread and egregious human rights violations in response to largely peaceful assemblies protesting systemic racism and police violence, including the killing of Black people.
Police unions and minorities should be allies in the battle to reduce economic inequality.
Lawmakers across the country are proposing policy measures to cut or loosen ties to traditional policing.
Kimberly Jones clarifies the history of institutional racism in America and how it affects African-Americans today. Everyone needs to hear this.
So here’s what this old white history teacher learned
from Kelvin and the Black kids in the ghetto school.
America’s forever wars in distant lands have now come home.
He died in Minneapolis on an ordinary day,
A day we’ll all remember.
We can’t turn away. It was a day
Like this one, a Monday, in Spring.
In this interview, Chomsky provides insight on how we can best grapple with the current moment – and prepare for the sobering future.
The man in the White House has taken all the necessary steps toward achieving the despot’s dream of dominance.
Amid the outpouring of outrage over George Floyd’s death are glimpses of solidarity and hope.
America rages, reels, mourns. Brutal police violence – tear gas, pepper spray, rubber bullets, batons – blazes across the country, in Minneapolis, Atlanta, Houston, Denver, Chicago, Detroit, New York, possibly inflamed by white nationalists seeking to accelerate the carnage.