A three-part reported series identifying the infrastructure, challenges, and successes of Portland's sustained protests in defense of Black lives.
After more than 100 days of continual demonstrations, protesters in Portland are looking to the future—and each other—for ways to sustain their movement for Black lives.
“Protesting ultimately isn’t safe and we’re not trying to say that it is,” says one Portland street medic. “But that doesn’t mean we can’t take care of each other.”
Portland, Oregon’s five months of ongoing protests in support of Black lives are sustained by a vast, multifaceted, and ever-evolving network of activists, organizers, and mutual aid.
Seasoned community journalists have some words of wisdom before you decide to livestream your next protest.
A grand jury indicted one former Louisville police officer involved in the raid that killed Breonna Taylor—but not for her death.
The Blkpaper campaign wants you to print out these images, grab some wheatpaste, and make a statement.
Hip hop artists have protested police violence in their music for decades, just like Southern blues and jazz artists did in the late 1800s.
Three photographers offer perspectives on documenting the moment: “The revolution needs to be irresistible, right?”
Because the humanity of every person is what we fight for when we advocate to end police violence, to support better treatment for COVID patients and doctors, or to institute justice everywhere.
A lot of Black immigrants like me have come to see that for our children to live the better lives we envisioned in this country, we need to be all-in against racism—no matter where or whom it strikes.
What drives change isn’t majority opinion. It’s the ability of key participants to disrupt the system.