ICE Using Deportation Threat As ‘Intimidation Tactic’

By Nina Shapiro, Seattletimes.com -

Some undocumented immigrants keep their heads down, careful not to attract attention that might get them noticed by federal officers. Not Maru Mora-Villalpando. The 47-year-old Mexican native has [...]

Freedom Rider: Who Killed Erica Garner

By Margaret Kimberley, Blackagendareport.com -

Erica Garner was only 27-years old when she died on December 30, 2017. She was the mother of two children, one of whom was eight years old and the other just four months old. Ms. Garner became [...]

Erica Garner’s Death And Collateral Damage Of Police Violence

By Thandisizwe Chimurenga, Mintpressnews.com -

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 [...]

Ben Crump To Represent Family Of Teen Injured During Troy Arrest

By Anna Beahm, al.com -

Florida-based attorney Ben Crump, who has represented the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, will represent a teenager who was allegedly beaten by a Troy police officer during an [...]

Cops Killing Kids Has Got To Stop!

By Dave Lindorff, Counterpunch.org -

Six-year-old Kameron, who was shot in Bexar County outside San Antonio, Texas, wasn’t killed like Tamir Rice in Cleveland, who was mowed down by a police officer within seconds of his arrival on [...]

4 Reasons For Surprising Change In Racial Incarceration Trendlines

By Phillip Smith, AlterNet.org -

It's long been a given that racial disparities plague the nation's criminal justice system. That's still true—black people are incarcerated at a rate five times higher than that of white [...]

There Is A Massive Movement Of Refugees Globally

By Vijay Prashad, Alternet.org -

On November 28, Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, went before the UN Security Council. Grandi is an old hand in the UN. He came to the UN’s Refugees Agency [...]

Whitewashing: The Media’s Two Narratives On Terrorism

By Ramzy Baroud, intrepidreport.com -

Within hours after Akayed Ullah, a Bangladeshi immigrant, allegedly detonated a pipe bomb in New York City on December 11, severely injuring himself and wounding four others, a most comprehensive [...]

Charlottesville Police Chief Steps Down After Failures During White Supremacist Rally

By Alexandra Jacobo, NationofChange.org -

Alfred Thomas, chief of police for Charlottesville, has resigned just 17 days after a scathing report detailing the failures of the police department during the “Unite the Right” white [...]

Ta-Nehisi Coates: Neoliberal Face Of Black Freedom Struggle

By Cornel West -

The disagreement between Coates and me is clear: his view of black America is narrow and dangerously misleading. Ta-Nehisi Coates’ We Were Eight Years in Power, a book about Barack Obama’s [...]

No Typo: The Median Net Worth of Black Bostonians Really is $8

By Akilah Johnson -

The median net worth for non-immigrant African-American households in the Greater Boston region is $8, according to “The Color of Wealth in Boston,” a 2015 report by the Federal Reserve Bank of [...]

J20 Officer Bizarrely Slanders Black Neighborhood In Testimony

By Alan Pyke, thinkprogress.org -

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Officer Michael Howden was supposed to help federal prosecutors establish that the group of protesters they want jailed for decades were assaulting cops wantonly the day [...]

Day 3 Of Countdown To Launch: Mani Martinez

By Mani Martinez, www.PopularResistance -

By Mani Martinez for Popular Resistance. Because I am involved in putting up a great deal of the articles that are on Popular Resistance, my scope of political issues has been incredibly [...]

Former Police Officer Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Death Of Walter Scott

By Marina Fang, huffingtonpost.com -

By Marina Fang for The Huffington Post - Slager, then an officer in North Charleston, South Carolina, shot Scott while Scott was running away from him. A bystander captured the death on cell [...]

5 Ways The Republican Tax-Reform Plan Hits Black Folks The Hardest

By Charles D. Ellison, theroot.com -

By Charles D. Ellison for The Root - Right now, at this very moment, the single biggest threat to the group of people already in a compromised position because of their race is the congressional [...]