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 [...]

Let’s Not Forget What Happens When Students Walk Out To Save Black Lives

By Michael Harriot, Theroot.com -

As I am writing this, thousands of school-age children are walking out of classrooms all across the country to protest U.S. politicians’ unwillingness to enact commonsense gun control. The [...]

7 Things We Learned From D.C. Area Black Lives Matter Week Of Action In Schools

By Teaching for Change, Medium.com -

The Black Lives Matter Movement helps students connect with history in a new way. Talking about the Black Lives Matter Movement allowed students to reflect on the long history of the Movement for [...]

How Black Lives Matter Breathed New Life Into Unions

By Mike Elk, The Guardian. -

After decades of decline unions have found a new champion in efforts to organize workers: the Black Lives Matter movement. Unions have suffered as manufacturing has moved south away from their [...]

Rest In Power: Black Lives Matter Charleston Remembers Muhiyidin D’Baha

By Black Lives Matter Charleston. PopularResistance.org -

In life, there are a few select people that make a difference wherever they go. Muhiyyidin D'Baha was one of those people. As a social justice warrior, he taught us all about courage, [...]

‘Violence’ Becomes ‘Unruliness’ When It’s Sports Fans, Not BLM Protesters

By Eoin Higgins, Fair.org -

After the Philadelphia Eagles mounted an exciting and improbable underdog victory over the New England Patriots on Super Bowl Sunday, Philly fans poured into the city’s streets to celebrate. [...]

Super Bowl Protests For Economic, Racial and Immigrant Justice

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

With the attention of the country focused on Minneapolis, MN people seeking economic and racial justice used the opportunity to get their message out through protest and resistance actions. Rebel [...]

Black Lives Matter Gearing Up To Fight For Net Neutrality

By Aaron Morrison, Mic.com -

Imagine if, in the moment when Philando Castile was shot by a police officer in Minnesota, his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, wasn’t able to livestream it on Facebook. What if Missouri residents [...]

NYPD Has 30 Days To Turn Over Surveillance Of BLM Protesters To Court

By Stephen Rex Brown, nydailynews.com -

By Stephen Rex Brown for The Daily News - The NYPD has 30 days to turn over surveillance videos of Black Lives Matter protesters after a Manhattan judge ruled Wednesday that the department [...]

Envisioning The US Without Police Violence & Control

By Rashmee Kumar.theintercept.com -

By Rashmee Kumar for the Intercept. Starting with the “original police force,” the London Metropolitan Police, Vitale provides a succinct historical framework to understand how police in the U.S. [...]

‘White Lives Matter’ Rally Canceled After Resistance In Tennessee

By Christopher Mathias, -

By Christopher Mathias for Huff Post. White supremacists, neo-Nazis and fascists descended on a Middle Tennessee town Saturday for a “White Lives Matter” rally, striking fear into communities [...]

BLM Partners With Organizations To Halt Jail Expansion

By Kirsten West Savali, www.theroot.com -

By Kirsten West Savali for The Root - Patrisse Khan-Cullors, Black Lives Matter co-founder, veteran organizer, artist and freedom fighter, has partnered with more than 30 organizations to launch [...]

Driver Speeds Through ‘Convict Stockley’ Protest in Kirkwood, Mo

By Sarah Fenske, www.riverfronttimes.com -

By Sarah Fenske for Riverfront Times. A protest in Kirkwood last night took a potentially ugly turn when an SUV barreled through the crowd, horn honking. The protesters had assembled in the [...]