Movement for Black Lives

Movement for Black Lives Convening Unites Activists in Cleveland

by Daniel Kerry

The first ever Movement for Black Lives Convening will bring together "freedom fighters" from across the country in Cleveland… Read More

sandra bland

#JusticeforSandraBland
Cause of Death: Being an Uppity Black Woman

Newly released video showing Sandra Bland’s interaction with a Texas State Trooper comes as no surprise to #Blacklivesmatter believers… Read More

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Video Shows Sandra Bland Arrest

by D. Smith

Authorities released disturbing dashcam video Tuesday from Sandra Bland’s July 10 arrest. The officer in question can be heard… Read More

Ferguson Activists Targeted by Aggressive Police

Ferguson Activists Targeted by Aggressive Police

by Kristian Davis Bailey

Activists from Ferguson and other parts of St. Louis say they were targeted for arrest… Read More

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Sexual Violence and the Criminalization of Black Women and Girls

by Monique W. Morris

Last week, the Human Rights Project for Girls, Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality, and the Ms. Foundation produced… Read More

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WHAT HAPPENED TO SANDRA BLAND?

by Jamilah Lemieux

Another day, another Black person dead following an encounter with police. Another hashtag, another family desperately asking, "WHY?" Twenty… Read More

Rev. Jeff Obafemi Carr

Minister Seeks to Build 'Village' of Micro-Homes for the Homeless

by Daniel Kerry

Nashville, Tennessee–For more than two weeks now, the Rev. Jeff Obafemi Carr has been living in a 60 square foot micro-home… Read More

Tanisha Anderson

Protecting Mentally Ill Loved Ones from the Police

by Josie Pickens

Tanisha Anderson, like most of us, was trying to get it right when she was killed by Cleveland police.  Her story is not as… Read More

Angela Davis & Rasmea Odeh: Connecting Palestine, Prisons & Police

Angela Davis & Rasmea Odeh:
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by Kristian Davis Bailey

Last month, scholar, activist and former political prisoner Angela Davis gave the keynote address at a Chicago rally in defense of… Read More

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[OFFICER INVOLVED]
Mall Cops Suspended for Beating Black Teen

by D. Smith

WAVY-TV reports that a man died at the scene of an officer-involved shooting early morning on July 4 in Newport News, Virginia. An… Read More

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