What Black Lives Matter Activists Can Teach Us About The Pitfalls And Potential Of Digital Organizing

By Karen Ross and Marcia Mundt, Wagingnonviolence.org -

According to a recent Economist article, police monitoring of social media as a way of surveilling activists is now commonplace. Given the publicly accessible nature of social media, that should [...]

Black Lives Matter Is Making Single Moms Homeowners

By Zenobia Jeffries Warfield, Yesmagazine.org -

In May, Tiffany Brown and her children will move into a new home in the historic Black neighborhood of West Louisville, Kentucky. A single mother of three, Brown has spent most of her adult life [...]

Black Lives Matter At School Makes Educator Unions Stronger

By Jesse Hagopian, Iamaneducator.com -

IT BEGAN as a grassroots effort at John Muir Elementary here in Seattle, where teachers and community members partnered together. It was educators at the school, along with a group called Black [...]

Confronted By Black Lives Matter Activist, Tennessee Governor Says He’s Considering Clemency For Cyntoia Brown

By Michael Harriot, Theroot.com -

Questioned by a Black Lives Matter activist during a recent speaking engagement, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced that his office is considering offering clemency to Cyntoia Brown, a sex [...]

The Van Dyke Guilty Verdict A Victory For Black Lives Movement

By Miles Kamph-Lassin, In These Times   -

Chicago has long been a city on the brink. Decades of racial stratification, disinvestment, segregation and endemic poverty have left large swaths of the population struggling to survive, while [...]

Hundreds Gather For The March For Black Women In D.C.

By Taryn Finley, Huff Post. -

Black activist groups marched on the National Mall and Justice Department in Washington, D.C. on Saturday to raise awareness about the injustices black women face. The march’s goal was [...]

Beyond The Prison Strike, Alex Jones Won’t Be The Last + Israel Targets BLM

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Black Lives Matter is no longer a target for domestic oppression. The threat of their human rights work has now peaked the interest of oppressive entities abroad – and the documentary that proves [...]

Censored Documentary Exposes Israel’s Attack On Black Lives Matter

By Max Blumenthal, Mintpressnews.com -

When the Movement for Black Lives released a platform in August 2016 that supported the BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) movement and identified Israel as an apartheid state engaged in a [...]

Black Lives Matter In Our Schools: Developing An Anti-Racist Pedagogy

By Mark Karlin, Truthout.org -

In this way, I think the Black Lives Matter (BLM) at School movement and the broader movement for Black lives inspired the idea for Teaching for Black Lives as a book that could be used by [...]

Our Opponents’ Actions Show We’re Winning

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

When in the midst of mass social transformation, it is often hard to see progress until you have the benefit of looking back after success has been achieved. One way we measure success is by [...]

Juneteenth: Still Fighting To End Jim Crow

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG Radio. -

This Juneteenth, there are actions around the militarization of police and community-based efforts to create security without the police. Eugene Puryear, who works with Stop Police Terror DC, [...]

Bulletproof Warrior Training Manual Released

By Staff, Unicornriot.ninja -

Bloomington, MN – Highly controversial ‘Bulletproof Warrior’ training manuals from the same session that Jeronimo Yanez, Philando Castile’s killer, attended in 2014 were released to the public by [...]

Protests Erupt After Stephon Clark Autopsy Contradicts Police

By Sharon Burnstein, Reuters -

About 200 demonstrators squared off with police in riot gear overnight in California’s capital and more protests are planned for Saturday, after an autopsy on Stephon Clark contradicted the [...]

Autopsy: Clark Shot Seven Times In The Back

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

The killing of Stephon Clark continues to result in mass protests before and after his funeral. Anger increased as an independent autopsy showed that Clark was never facing the police when he was [...]

Protests In Sacramento Over Stephon Clark Shooting Continue

By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman, Huffington Post -

More than a week after 22-year-old Stephon Clark was fatally shot by police in Sacramento, California, protests in the city have shown no signs of stopping. On Wednesday, protesters again took [...]