Sunday, August 18, 2019

Tag: #BlackLivesMatter Protesters

Report: 1,200 People Killed By Police Last...

With the year that was 2015 now behind us, it is a perfect time to reflect on the killing of Black people by police--...

Harvard Study: Police Kill More People Than...

This year was seminal in terms of the #BlackLivesMatter movement and Black activism around police violence and the need to reform the criminal justice...

#BlackXmas: #BlackLivesMatter‬ ‪Shuts Down Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport,...

As ample evidence of the continued sophistication and depth of strategic thinking present in the #BlackLivesMatter movement, an announced demonstration at the Mall of...

Campaign Zero 2015 Year-End Police Violence Report:...

Campaign Zero, the new #BlackLivesMatter organization dedicated to ending police violence in America, has released the 2015 Year-End Police Violence Report through their Mapping...

Armed, White and Dangerous: Search Is on...

Violence erupted in Minneapolis late Monday night, as three white supremacists, armed, masked and wearing bullet proof vests, reportedly opened fire on a crowd...

Chicago Officer Charged with First Degree Murder...

UPDATE: Chicago police officer, Jason Van Dyke has been charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Van Dyke shot...

New Rasmussen Poll: Majority of People Say...

According to a survey by the New York Daily News and Rasmussen Reports, the conservative-leaning polling organization, likely voters said by a 2-to-1 margin...

‘Power Concedes Nothing Without a Demand’: Does...

Is there an attempt to pacify Black protest?  In the face of white supremacy, a movement led by young Black people, particularly Black women,...

#MillionStudentMarch Meets #BlackLivesMatter: Students Across the Nation...

There is a burgeoning student protest movement erupting across the country, perhaps one which the nation has not witnessed since the anti-apartheid activism of...

Despite Emerging Bipartisan Consensus on Criminal Justice...

In the 2016 election campaign season, an emerging bipartisan consensus for criminal justice reform opens up the possibilities for true change.  For example, a...

‘Law Enforcement Leaders’ Convene to Stop Mass...

It was a week in which the impact of the #BlackLivesMatter movement to end police violence and reform the criminal justice system was more...

California Law Enforcement Push Back Against New...

The winds of criminal justice and policing reform are blowing, as California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) just signed a law sponsored by state Assemblywoman...

New Study Says Racial Groups Share Different...

Just about everyone is linked to social media and taking part in online discussions. But not everyone is talking about the same thing, as...

New Justice Department System Will Count the...

The U.S. Department of Justice is testing a new pilot program to count the number of people killed by police around the country.  The...

Amid U.S. Visit and a Legacy of...

With the arrival of Pope Francis to the U.S. this week, many expect the leader to speak out on issues of great concern to...

“Ninth Floor” Documentary Recalls Canada’s Hidden Legacy...

An American commentator once said that Canada is like the United States, except without the bullsh*t. However, “Ninth Floor,” a documentary from independent Canadian...

The Numbers Don’t Lie: There Is No...

Is there a war on the police? According to the statistics, this is not the case. However, there is a real war on Black...

Bernie Sanders Talks Racism and Police Violence,...

In an attempt to increase his support among Black voters, Bernie Sanders is meeting with civil rights and Black Lives Matter movement activists, and...

Police Organizations, Right-Wing Pundits Criminalize Black Protest...

The high-profile killings of police officers in Texas and Illinois have come at a time of strained relations between law enforcement and Black communities,...

Judge Upholds Charges Against Six Officers in...

In a Case Marked with a Black Prosecutor and Black Judge, the Trial of Six Officers in the Killing of Freddie Gray Will Proceed The...

Billionaire Vultures Exploit Baltimore’s Poor, Take Black...

The sad state of Black people in Baltimore was brought to light with the killing of Freddie Gray while he was in police custody....