Trayvon Martin, a Black teenager, was killed for walking home at night—Kyle Rittenhouse, a white teenager, is being defended by Republicans after murdering two BLM protesters.
Jeffery Robinson, the ACLU’s top racial justice expert, discusses the dark history of Confederate symbols across the country and outlines what we can do to learn from our past and combat systemic racism.
Slavery has occurred in many forms throughout the world, but the Atlantic slave trade — which forcibly brought more than 10 million Africans to the Americas — stands out for both its global scale and its lasting legacy.
What drives the current rift between white and Black America, and how as individuals can we effectively contribute to the fight against the worldmaking of whiteness?
As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across the U.S, African Americans are contracting the illness—and dying from it—at rates twice as high as the general population.
A Military Spouse’s Perspective on Racism and Armed Violence in the United States
Kimberly Jones clarifies the history of institutional racism in America and how it affects African-Americans today. Everyone needs to hear this.
The movement’s three founders share their advice on how to participate in ensuring freedom for everybody: join something, start something and “sharpen each other, so that we all can rise.”
In this interview, Chomsky provides insight on how we can best grapple with the current moment – and prepare for the sobering future.
Say yes, sir when the officers stop you
for the fourteenth time, looking
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.
As a black man living in Georgia, I am all too aware of the state’s history of lynching.
Jared Kushner called America’s response to COVID-19, “a great success story.” And some states are moving to aggressively reopen malls, retail stores, restaurants, gyms, bowling alleys, parks, and hair parlors and even ordering people to go back to work.