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.
A Christian looks at Donald Trump.
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.
I could feel the rage building as I saw the nation writhe, then uncoil its wrath and take to the streets. I was demoralized to realize that my whole life had been lived in the twisted emotions of a country poisoned to its soul with racist hatred.
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.
Amid the outpouring of outrage over George Floyd’s death are glimpses of solidarity and hope.
Police in Pittsburgh, Nashville, and Minneapolis suspect that riots in these cities were started by white nationalists.
Say yes, sir when the officers stop you
for the fourteenth time, looking