When the Rev. Al Sharpton implored White America to “get your knee off our necks” at the memorial of George Floyd, his words were carried by news outlets across the globe.
Freedom on the Move is a database collecting these ads, which help form a more complete picture of slavery and the enslaved.
“If this moment can be sustained through further conversations, I think there can be a breakthrough.”
Black Americans braved police violence at Selma and galvanized support for the Voting Rights Act. Fifty years later, the Supreme Court’s Shelby decision ushered in a new era of racially targeted voter suppression.
In this new movement of mass protest against police violence, anti-Black racism, and white supremacy, we will settle for nothing less than total transformation.
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Along with community care, accountability, and the disruption of oppressive systems.
“Without a focus on correcting injustice, work on climate change addresses only symptoms, and not root causes.”
We’re witnessing a global uprising in response to police violence against Black people and the systemic racism that pervades American culture. There has been an invigoration of the movement for
Lawmakers across the country are proposing policy measures to cut or loosen ties to traditional policing.
In a country of this size and diversity, it makes little sense to cling to statues that honor only a few, including historical figures unworthy of such acclaim.
The Richmond Police Department was known for being “tough." But a grassroots campaign called “Stop Killer Cops!” exposed an active White supremacist group inside the force.
We’ve known for years what we needed to do to address poverty and systemic racism in America. It's long past time to just do it.
Amid the outpouring of outrage over George Floyd’s killing, are glimpses of solidarity and hope around the world.
Young Black people have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus shutdown. As we reopen, their unique needs should be met.
Cellphone videos of vigilante violence and fatal police encounters should be viewed with the solemn reserve of lynching photographs.
The cultural work we do in our homes and the activism we do to end systems of oppression may look different during this pandemic, but it matters all the more.
There’s no upside to the uptick in anti-Asian violence, but I’m glad to see more of us awakened and speaking out.
The Slave Dwelling Project creates transformational experiences for Black and White participants.
How to get from here to there in the next 10 years.
Excerpted from Stay Woke: A People’s Guide to Making All Black Lives Matter by Candis Watts Smith and Tehama Lopez Bunyasi
Ericka Hart is uplifting the experiences of historically marginalized people.
Somali health care practitioners are addressing the cultural and medical concerns of women in their communities.
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Two recent attacks against the Jewish community in the New York City area have come at the hands of people of color, specifically Black Americans. Trained as we are to
I recently came across a video about the Chicano Moratorium March of August 29, 1970. In case you’ve never heard of it, the march was a watershed moment in the Chicano Movement,
It takes a lot to break through the brainwashing and barriers of Whiteness—even for those raised with racial support.
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