Generation Progress spoke to Lamarr Sullivan, a 23-year-old activist from Minneapolis, about Philando Castile’s death, police violence, and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Millions of people's lives are still controlled in racist and dehumanizing ways after they leave prison.
"These charges are only the beginning and there will be more to come. That I can guarantee you,” Schuette said Wednesday at a press conference.
For defending herself, and saving the life of another woman who was on the scene, Alisha is facing 15 years behind bars.
Destiny Watford is one of this year’s Goldman Prize winners.
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During this presidential election cycle, politicians have been trading on blatantly racist and xenophobic Muslim stereotypes for airtime and voter support. Enter the Muslim online organizing platform MPowerChange.org, which is launching a new campaign to make the voices of American Muslims heard.
On this day of cross-sector protests throughout Chicago, a teacher speaks out about chronic underfunding.
Black Lives Matter protests have erupted across the country in the wake of multiple police killings of black people recorded on video in rapid succession. Ri...
“It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.” – Assata Shakur The quote became a regular prayer of sorts for all of us in St. Louis in those chaotic weeks after ...
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North Lawndale will be home to a #RestorativeJustice Community Court pilot program to try young nonviolent offenders:http://bit.ly/26f4yEO
Accolades and honors do little when a culture of martyrdom—the discouragement to prioritize one’s own emotional and mental health—reigns in the lives of activists.
Watered-down police reforms and proposed tax breaks for downtown development show little has changed, they say
“When Native women go missing, they are very likely to be dead," said Carmen O’Leary, coordinator of the Native Women’s Society of the Great Plains in South Dakota.
Jurors in Connecticut are deliberating the fate of Cherelle Baldwin, a 24-year-old mother accused...
Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chair and Minnesota Representative Keith Ellison discusses the killing of unarmed Jamar Clark and the 18-day occupation o...
The woman who hosted the protest said she was “stunned."
White people have been racist for a very long time. White people have also long been delusional about this fact. Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee co-founder Julian Bond once said that public opinion about the civil rights movement could be boiled down to one sentence: “Rosa sat down, Martin stood up and then the White folks ...
In Brooklyn, a judge has sentenced former NYPD officer Peter Liang to serve no jail time for killing unarmed African-American father Akai Gurley. In 2014, Liang shot 28-year-old Gurley in the darkened stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project. Gurley was walking down the stairs with his girlfriend because the elevator was broken. Following the shooting, Liang first texted his union representative before making a radio call for help as Gurley lay dying. Liang had faced up to 15 years in prison on second-degree murder charges. But on Tuesday, Judge Danny Chun sentenced him to serve only five years' probation and 800 hours of community service.
FSRN's Lena Nozizwe reports that the court's decision will affect millions of undocumented immigrants in the United States, including a population rarely considered.
The greater the opposition to the end goal the stronger the resilience of BLMTO becomes.
The documentary film “Peace Officer” explains the connection between the war on drugs and the militarization of police, and what it will take to reduce police violence in America.
Black immigrant leaders are steadily changing the narrative and the faces of the immigrant rights movement.
For the movement to survive, it needs to focus on work that doesn’t lend itself to 140 characters.
It's no surprise that a Black liberator is being depicted on money. US capitalists have long profited from Black history.
With a barrage of discriminatory laws around the nation, it's time for a bolder vision based on the fact that none of us live single-issue lives.
The UK media seems more comfortable talking about race issues in America than those closer to home. It is the BBC’s responsibility to challenge these double standards.
Wade Kyle: I find in my union a similar commitment to working for a more fair and just world. I can proudly say that UTLA has become one of the most socially progressive labor unions in the country.
It was not just about the death of one man at the hands of police. Saturday's rally in downtown Minneapolis was about changing perceptions and expectations: ...
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