DEA Went Undercover To Infiltrate A Vigil For George Floyd

By Dell Cameron, Gizmodo. -

As students at the University of South Florida quietly sobbed during a moment of silence for George Floyd last summer, they had no idea their candlelight vigil, organized before a monument to an [...]

Biden’s DOJ Sleight Of Hand On Police Reform

By Netfa Freeman, Black Agenda Report. -

Police killing Black and Brown people hasn’t let up even though the public's attention may have been diverted from it as a constant nationwide tragedy for which the federal government shares [...]

The Truth About Defunding Police

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

One year ago, thousands of people engaged in protest in the wake of George Floyd’s killing by a Minneapolis, Minnesota police officer. A persistent protest demand was for defunding police [...]

Aerial Surveillance In Twin Cities Frustrates, Alarms Residents

By Sam Richards, Unicorn Riot. -

When protests broke out several weeks ago in a Minneapolis, Minnesota suburb over the police killing of Daunte Wright, tensions were already high thanks to the trial of Derek Chauvin, the police [...]

Judge Says Columbus Police Ran ‘Amok’; Restricts Use Of Force

By Catherine Whelan, NPR. -

A federal judge has ordered police in Columbus, Ohio, to stop using force including tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets against nonviolent protesters, ruling that officers ran "amok" during [...]

Guilty! People’s Uprising Wins Justice For George Floyd

By Liberation News. -

One thing is unambiguously clear: Derek Chauvin being found guilty is the result of a historic popular uprising. Chauvin’s brutal murder of George Floyd ignited a massive resistance from [...]

Major Victory In Denver

By National Committee for Justice in Denver, Liberation News. -

Denver, Colorado.  On March 25, 2021, after over nine hours of testimony at a preliminary hearing, Adams County Court Judge Leroy Kirby dismissed the First Degree Attempted Kidnapping charge [...]

Journalist Acquitted: Covering Protests Against Racism Is Not A Crime

By Patricia Gorky, Liberation News. -

After a three day trial an Iowa jury has found Des Moines Register reporter Andrea Sahouri not guilty on misdemeanor charges stemming from her coverage of a June 2020 demonstration against racist [...]

Killings By Police Declined After Black Lives Matter Protests

By Jim Daley, Scientific American. -

Since Black Lives Matter protests gained national prominence following the 2014 police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., the movement has spread to hundreds of cities and towns across [...]

Officials Create ‘Fictional Gang’ To Punish Phoenix Protesters

By David Biscobing, ABC15. -

Amy Kaper promises she is not a gang member. The 29-year-old graduate student does not run drugs, traffic guns, or work in any organized crime ring. But, she did protest police violence [...]

Black Lives Matter Protestors Charged As A Gang

By Meg O'Connor, The Appeal. -

Maricopa County, AZ - In Washington, D.C., members of a pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol and killed a police officer are so far being charged mainly with disorderly conduct and unlawful [...]

Killer Cops: Police Killed Over 1,000 Americans In 2020

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

American law enforcement officers have killed well over 1,000 people in 2020. Between January 1 and December 15 of this year, the Mapping Police Violence project has recorded 1,066 people [...]

Politicians Failed Us In 2020

By Mike Ludwig, Truthout. -

Even as 2020 took turns for the worst, the seeds of justice and liberation extended their roots. For decades to come, 2020 will be remembered for the failures of politicians and capitalism. In [...]

Neighbors Explain What Protests Against Systemic Racism Mean To Them

By Dee Dwyer, DCist. -

Demonstrators took to the D.C. streets in late May, protesting police brutality and the systemic racism Black people face. It was part of a larger movement inspired by the police killing of [...]

Over 100 Rebellions In Jails And Prisons Over COVID19 Conditions

By Ella Fassler, Truthout. -

U.S jails and prisons, already death traps, have been completely ravaged by COVID-19. Crowded quarters, a lack of PPE, inadequate medical care, an aging population, and unsanitary conditions have [...]