The killings of Ahmaud, Breonna, George, and so many others, were unquestionably motivated by racial bias. But our justice system has a shaky history of prosecuting hate crimes.
Pepper spray, tear gas, and rubber bullets are dangerous enough, but add inadequate police training and high tensions during protests, and less-lethal force is a recipe for disaster.
Misinformation, racial profiling, and a general—and warranted—distrust of the medical establishment put Black communities at disproportionate risk of Coronavirus infection, misdiagnosis, and death.
While the spotlight shines on the white leaders of March For Our Lives, a shadow is cast on Black Lives Matter, sending the message on whose bodies matter most.
On the third anniversary of Mike Brown’s murder, one of the two directors of this stellar doc talks about the uprising and the duty to love and support one another in the ongoing fight for freedom.
“Whupping sense” into the Florida kids who laughed as a man drowned perpetuates the white-supremacist cycle of abuse. What they need is more empathy and love.
The gun-owning organization’s manipulative, lie-spewing, fear-mongering recruitment video is nothing short of a call to violence—and a testament to who they really are.
Brands have a long tradition of exploiting social-justice movements to hock their products—but do their campaigns undermine activists' power?
Last week, a “white ally” demanded the resignation of a Black Lives Matter organizer because he didn’t like her tone. Dictating the terms of our movement is not racial justice—take a seat.
So many pink hats, pithy signs, and good intentions. But our columnist isn't so sure that it can be parlayed into an effective resistance movement when facing a demagogue like Trump.