A group brings the Black Lives Matter movement to Hollywood Blvd.
On Monday a grand jury chose not to indict Officer Darren Wilson, the white police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, on a street in Ferguson, Missouri, in August. Innumerable people were immediately outraged, erupting in fury. The criminal justice system must be reformed to promote civil rights for African Americans.
What exactly constitutes resisting an arrest? Do Americans really have any recourse at all when it comes to obeying an order from a police officer, even if it's just to ask a question or assert one's rights, or should we just "surrender quietly"?
Hawa Bah is the mother of Mohamed Bah. They all know each other, having met at this rally or that funeral. For years, these
Mourad was temporarily put on administrative duties, but neither officer involved in the shooting has been charged with a
We can see concepts and issues of oppression as a wheel with each of the separate spokes representing the numerous forms, which continually trample over the rights and the very lives of individuals and entire groups of people.
Nationwide police brutality and militarization has increased, and the October 22 Coalition to Stop Police Brutality, Repression
The undervaluing of black lives and race-based hate crimes remain a critical issue. How can a people be truly free if they are dehumanized, and even killed, because of their race, and often without consequence?
The movement must not stop with this verdict but continue on not only until each and every young man of color in America can walk the streets in any of our nation's neighborhoods unafraid, knowing not only that he is safe, but also that as a nation we no longer tolerate the unfairness facing them but will ensure opportunities to thrive.
The Daily News reports Carol and Geraud Gray claim officers used excessive force in the fatal shooting, and that their son
An attorney representing Gray's mother dismissed the mayor's attempts as mere publicity stunts. His death has ignited a wave
The March 9 shooting seems to have drawn new national attention to a collection of police tactics used nationwide, including
I need to help him deconstruct the many mixed messages that abound about the black male as constructed through the white gaze -- in popular culture, in the media and in real life.
Public opinion polls have repeatedly demonstrated a sharp racial divide in the way that the program is viewed. An August
Thursday marked the fourth night of protests following the death of Kimani Gray, the 16-year-old boy shot and killed by NYPD
A vigil the following night, which Gray's family asked to be postponed in the wake of the violence, was without incident
Gray, of Crown Heights, was with a group of teens on East 52nd Street near Snyder Avenue about 11:25 p.m. Saturday when two
Two plainclothes officers approached the car but the driver tried to flee in the car, pinning one detective against another