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.
Last August's murder of Michael Brown by officer Darren Wilson ignited one of the most important movements of our lifetime—a movement we will need for years to come.
On the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death, a White artist has re-created his murder scene, in the name of “healing.” Why must Black agony be appropriated and sold to the highest bidder?
For parents of children of color, race is an ongoing dialogue. And it should be for parents of White children, too.
We believe that rape and racism exist in this country. So why, then, are we giving racists and rapists a free pass while we scrutinize their victims?
Since Michael Brown's murder in August, we've taken to the streets in force. But without a clear central message and emerging leaders, the movement may be at risk of fizzling out.
It hardly matters whether Officer Darren Wilson is indicted. Because unarmed Black children like Michael Brown and Tamir Rice have already been sentenced to death.
"Appalled" by James Foley's murder, the president has vowed to be "vigilant and relentless." Doesn't the murder of Mike Brown warrant his rage and vigilance, too?
For parents of Black children, even more important than the facts-of-life talk is the one made more dire in the wake of Trayvon and Mike Brown: how to stay alive.