A grand jury indicted one former Louisville police officer involved in the raid that killed Breonna Taylor—but not for her death.
In California’s most catastrophic wildfire season yet, an organization is challenging the state to hire firefighters who were previously incarcerated to help meet public safety needs.
Empowering Black Americans with access to own property and build wealth is key to cities addressing decades of racist policies and inequality.
“I placed the phone call for my brother to get help, not for my brother to get lynched," says Joseph Prude.
Militarized federal interventions can actually escalate conflict and often leave the underlying causes of protests or crime unresolved.
When NBA players refused to take the court, athlete activism escalated to a new level.
Historically, police have used their legal authority to protect businesses and private property over the working class.
Research suggests vigilantism doesn't arise from an absent or weak government, but rather when the very principles that make up a government and its people themselves seem to be changing.
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.