Demanding an end to the escalating violence of Nigeria’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad has mobilized youth across religious and ethnic divides.
Innocent Eteng | Oct 29, 2020
The genre offers a creative opportunity to tell Black stories, using fantasy and adventure to bring awareness to real-world injustice.
Deonna Anderson | Jun 07, 2019
By halting a proposed $150 million police precinct, Seattle activists have made headway in redirecting funding toward services like affordable housing and education.
Melissa Hellmann | Mar 09, 2017
Health & Happiness
Data show more Black men are killed at higher rates than women, but police-misconduct attorney Andrea Ritchie says that doesn’t tell the whole story.
Zenobia Jeffries Warfield | Aug 10, 2017
There are obvious links between anti-war movements against U.S. militarism and Black Lives Matter activism against police brutality. Is time for activists to join forces?
Khury Petersen-Smith | Aug 25, 2021
There were students, labor union members, greens, farmers, religious leaders, and human rights activists. The most dramatic confrontations took place on November 30 (N30), when thousands of protesters blocked WTO delegates from reaching the meeting.
Paul Hawken | Apr 01, 2000
The police killing of João Pedro Mattos Pinto, a 14-year-old Black Brazilian in Rio de Janeiro, unmasked the scope of police brutality amid a pandemic and led to an unprecedented court decision.
Kiratiana Freelon | Aug 27, 2020
The New Grassroots Heroes: They Fight Pollution—and Police Brutality—And They’re Changing How Social Movements Happen
"The global justice movement, the antiwar movement, the climate movement: We are now part of a much larger, more systemic movement that really sees the interrelationships between all these systems and climate destruction."
Laura Flanders | Nov 15, 2014
Outrage over videos of violent injustice will help spark deep social change.
Bill Buzenberg | Jul 29, 2016
Police Violence Is Not Inevitable: Four Ways a California Police Chief Connected Cops With Communities
“A critical look at any institution with as much power and authority invested in it as the police is probably a good thing.”
Steve Early | Nov 29, 2014
This special audio report from YES! and Public News Service explores the ways communities affected by police violence are organizing to keep each other safe, in Minneapolis and beyond.