Huge Racial Disparities in US Police Use of Force

Edited By German Lopez, VOX   -

Black people are much more likely to be shot by police than their white peers. An analysis of the available FBI data by Vox's Dara Lind found that US police kill black people at disproportionate [...]

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 [...]

Families Of Police Victims Create Community Amidst Tragedy

By Staff, -

Unicorn Riot was live for the Remembering Cordale Handy Memorial Banquet, which featured emotional speeches by mothers and families impacted by police violence, entertainment, a keynote speaker, [...]

Understanding How Media Protects The Status Quo

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Corporate media outlets in the United States represent the interests of the wealthy elites. They distract the public with meaningless tidbits such as what a celebrity said or did, rather than [...]

Erica Garner’s Death And Collateral Damage Of Police Violence

By Thandisizwe Chimurenga, -

NEW YORK – Erica Garner — the 27-year-old daughter of Eric Garner, whose July 2014 death by an NYPD chokehold was filmed and went viral — died Monday as the result of suffering a massive heart [...]

Urgent Action For Democracy In Honduras

By Staff, -

By the Grassroots Alliance for Global Justice. Tegucigalpa, Honduras – Just before midnight on Wednesday November 29, a crowd of several thousand anti-fraud protesters in Honduras - including [...]

Black Snake Killaz: A #NoDAPL Story

By Unicorn Riot, -

By Unicorn Riot. Black Snake Killaz is a feature-length documentary film about the resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline. This film explores actions taken by water protectors to stop the [...]

Newsletter: Dissent Under Attack By Government & Corporations

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. It is often hard to tell how close popular movements are to success or whether they are even a threat to the status quo power structure. Despite vigorous [...]

Despite Police Violence, Catalans Vote Today

By Staff, -

By Popular Resistance. Spain - Catalonians across the region in Spain today voted on a referendum for independence in the face of often severe police violence by the Spanish civil guard. The vote [...]

March For Racial Justice: Thousands Rally In DC

By John Zangas and Anne Meador, -

By John Zangas and Anne Meador for DC Media Group. Washington, DC - Tens of thousands marched for racial justice on Saturday, calling for racial equality, an end to police violence and white [...]

Calls For Resignation Of St. Louis Police Chief

By Riverfront Times -

By Riverfront Times Staff. Protesters marching through downtown St. Louis on September 25, 2017 focused on a matter ripped from the headlines — the treatment of black officers on the city's [...]

Colin Kaepernick Won

By Les Carpenter, -

By Les Carpenter for The Guardian. All Colin Kaepernick ever asked was for his country to have a conversation about race. This, he warned, would not be easy. Such talks are awkward and often [...]

Any White Cop Can Kill A Black Man..

By Don Fitz, -

By Don Fitz for Green Social Thought. Missouri - This is what has sparked protests by thousands in St. Louis from September 15 through today. In 2011, St. Louis cop Jason Stockley fired 5-7 [...]

Nazi’s Threaten: St. Louis Jews Shielding Protestors From Police

By Rafael Shimunov, -

By Rafael Shimunov for Medium. When protesters were caged in by an abusive police force, the Central Reform Congregation of St. Louis served as a model to all congregations and opened their [...]

Activists Ask Charlottesville To Drop Charges

By Lauren Berg, -

By Lauren Berg for The Daily Progress - CHARLOTTESVILLE — Activists want all charges dropped against protesters arrested at the July 8 KKK rally in Charlottesville after they say police used [...]