ACLU Sues San Francisco For Targeting African-Americans In Drug Arrests

By Phil Smith, Drug Reporter -

San Francisco's Tenderloin is a heavily populated, racially mixed neighborhood in the heart of one of America's iconic progressive cities. Yet when the San Francisco Police Department and the DEA [...]

During Gas Emergency, Mass. State Police Monitor Activist Groups

By Max Larkin, WBUR -

On Thursday evening, the Massachusetts State Police took to social media to share the extent of the gas emergency spreading across the Merrimack Valley. But in so doing, they also shared the [...]

The Other Side Of School Safety

By Rebecca Klein, HuffPost. -

Jalijah Jones, then a freshman at Kalamazoo Central High School in Michigan, remembers the punch of thousands of volts hitting his slight frame. At 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighing 120 pounds, [...]

Baltimore’s Girls Are Being Pushed Out Of Schools

By Dr. Khalilah M. Harris, The Real News. -

As the new school year approaches, The Real News Network will continue to explore the intersections of equity, race, and access to opportunities for quality, safe, and supportive public school [...]

Liberals Go Mum On Israel’s Apartheid Law

By The Black Alliance for Peace. -

Did you notice? Liberals didn’t bother to condemn the new Israeli apartheid law. Nor did they say a word about that settler-colonial state’s recent attacks on Gaza. We must be clear racist [...]

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, [...]

Call To Disband Baltimore Police Department In Wake Of Abuses

By Lawrence Brown, Baltimore Beat. -

After the DOJ report, the Baltimore Police Department did not fundamentally change. They continued to have a “War Room” and were found to have engaged in secret aerial surveillance, facial [...]

White People Need To Stop Calling The Police On Black People For No Reason

By P.R. Lockhart, VOX -

People of color have long been subject to racial profiling in public, or private, spaces. If anything has changed, it’s that social media and the ubiquity of cellphone cameras have made it easier [...]

Police Urging Anti-Protest Bills in at Least 8 States Since Trump’s Election

By Simon Davis-Cohen and Sarah Lazare, In These Times -

Law enforcement is pressuring legislators to clamp down on protests—and specifically, on protests against police violence. “Cops are going to keep pursuing ways to keep themselves above the fray [...]

Banner Hang For Stephon Clark: One Month Anniversary

By Kristina Flores, Medium. -

Sacramento- On the one-month anniversary of Stephon Clark’s murder by Sacramento Police Department, concerned community members hung a 75 foot banner from Sacramento’s Tower Bridge reading “They [...]

Cops Arrest 2 Black Men Sitting In Starbucks For ‘Trespassing’

By Hilary Hanson, Huffington Post -

A video showing Philadelphia police officers handcuffing and removing two black men from a Starbucks store has gone viral and incited allegations of racism, but the police commissioner insists [...]

Stephan House, Draylen Mason, Stephon Clark: Terror Victims

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The word terrorism is both over used and useless. It generally refers to the actions of the American government’s political enemies. It is rarely used to describe the wanton killing that is [...]

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 [...]

6 Elements Of Police Spin: An Object Lesson In Copspeak

By Adam Johnson, Fair.org -

The addition of “involved” to these headlines adds nothing, obscures much and takes longer to read. The first ought to say, “Deputy Shoots Teen to Death in Franklin County Courtroom” (9 vs. 11 [...]

Previously Anonymous Police Officers Named In ACLU Suit For J20 Abuses

By Baynard Woods, Therealnews.com -

In a new filing, amending a pending lawsuit against Washington D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department, the ACLU named 27 police officers who they say violated the constitutional rights of several [...]