We must remember we are part of a larger story. We are still here. We are still fighting for our lives on our own land.
The most effective reforms are the ones that build community trust between citizens and the police that serve them.
Many of us are rekindling our activist spirit knowing that the next four years will require everyone to act.
America’s past truth and reconciliation processes show us what works.
Cities can offer shelter and protection to their vulnerable citizens and become a place progressives can exert real power.
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Politics is not a parlor game where good manners always win out. It involves questions of power and privilege, which cannot be solved merely with bipartisan brunches.
Next year, the DOJ will collect nationwide data on police shootings and other violent encounters with the public. Is that enough progress?
Sometimes it seems that the world is responding to violence only with violence, but there are other possibilities.
Tired of waiting for outside help, grassroots organizations are generating resources from within the African American community.
From specialized clinics for African Americans to social media events that take the shame out of sharing, there's a movement to heal the psychological scars of racism.
Recent research has shown cities what works. For starters, hire more female police officers.