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The Rev. Al Sharpton will lead a march demanding federal charges.
I do not think that such celebrities or their fans should think that wearing a shirt or putting one's hands up are enough to support a movement. We should not be that impressed with these gestures as they should be viewed as no more than initial steps.
If bad cops are those who abuse their power, what does it take to be a good cop? Some of those same peaceful demonstrators
"I certainly think that his entire public record, including what happened and did not happen in the context of the grand
"They're scared of creating a provocation with mass prosecution," Ronald Cruz told reporters. "The local establishment knows
Enter your email address: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) has to order a special election to fill Grimm's seat, or it will
H/T Mediaite Bill O'Reilly is so upset with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio that he interrupted his vacation to call in
"That's why we're angry, that's why we're here. Santa won't see Tamir this year!" they cried, in reference to 12-year-old
Growing up, I learned of how my grandmother taught in segregated schools and my mother attended them, prior to witnessing the race riots that accompanied integration. Though they were before my time, these events, and the role my family played in them, have shaped me.
Tuesday's action is also part of the national Jewish #ChanukahAction to End Police Violence campaign, which provides information
Our country needs all of us to chip in. Every day in your life you can push for change. I don't have enough room to list all the examples here, but educate yourself on what subtle, modern day racism looks like because its damage is real.
Others from the crowd of more than 200 linked themselves together with black tubes connected to their arms that read, "Silence
On Sunday, UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks released a statement urging the artists responsible to come forward. He
If we do not get distracted or deterred, substantive change and police accountability will prevail. It is our job to remain focused and firm in our resolve. In the words of the late great Sam Cooke, it's been a long time coming, but a change is gonna come.
Davies's family hails from Sierra Leone and Ghana, and she grew up in Massachusetts. Sometimes, she says, she sees a "disconnect
We acted identically, however, our narratives sharply diverged. Ironically so, as this treatment only underscored the unfortunate truth we had taken to the streets to protest: black and white bodies are not treated equally.
"It is a good thing to express your concerns through the First Amendment process, but destroying property of others and getting
Many at Thursday’s protest called for Bratton to be fired over his embrace of broken windows. Critics note, however, that
“It is our intention to forbid the use of chokeholds by peace officers and security personnel in order to avoid a similar