Reading Time: 4 minutes Movements born online may draw thousands of followers, but avoiding the hard work of mobilizing people through social media may hamper their progress in the long run.
Reading Time: 1 minute Protesting racism is a tricky business. Those who want to keep an unequal system in place will attack the manner of the protest so they can ignore the substance of it. So how do these people want blacks to protest racism? Click here for a complete guide to whitey-approved forms of protest.
Reading Time: 17 minutes Occupy Wall Street, the Tea Party, Black Lives Matter, and even the Trump and Sanders campaigns might just be the beginning of a new level of protests.
Reading Time: 13 minutes Stories from the DOJ report on the Ferguson Police’s grinding daily abuse of African-Americans — the kind of abuse that probably happens all over America.
Reading Time: 1 minute While covering the Baltimore riots, journalist Shawn Carrie was shot in the head by a police pepperball and held without being charged. These, however, are just two of the very many violations of civil liberties taking place in the wake of civil unrest.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Revelations that FBI surveillance planes circled Baltimore during the recent civil unrest have civil liberties advocates in a tizzy. Not surprisingly, the secretive Bureau has not been forthcoming about this ominous development.
Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s been 23 years since the 1992 race riots in LA sparked by the failure to convict police officers who brutally beat Rodney King. With Baltimore smoldering, what’s really changed?