Black Lives Matter

From inciting violence to separating families, the repercussions of the Trump administration’s policies and rhetoric will be felt for a long time.
A police officer in Texas fatally shot Warren, who was Black, unarmed and on the lawn of his home, after his family called for mental health support.
House Bill 3653, which now heads to the governor's desk, would end cash bail and require all police officers to wear body cameras.
"At the time of this writing, I have been sober for 12 years. But the moment this all happened, the pain of it felt like too much for me to bear."
I was in the Capitol when disabled protesters were dragged out of their wheelchairs. Last week, rioters strolled right in.
The newly elected congresswoman also called for the arrest of everyone involved in Wednesday’s attack.
Before Trump’s extremist supporters stormed the Capitol, cops were accustomed to seeing them as allies.
"What if these rioters had looked like the folks who go to Ebenezer Baptist Church every Sunday?" the former first lady asked in a statement.
To suggest pro-Trump Capitol riots don't "represent who we are” ignores the long history of white supremacy, racial violence and retaliation in this country.
The president-elect also called out what he sees as law enforcement's racist double standard toward protesters.