The payout is set to be larger than the ones given to the families of either Eric Garner or Rodney King.
In his new documentary, filmmaker Stanley Nelson shows how the same issues that spurred the Black Panthers to organize 50 years ago are still relevant today.
Jimmy Barnes and John Farnham have vetoed the use of their songs at Reclaim Australia rallies. Here are some possible replacements.
The event, put on by Sonja Sohn's organization ReWired for Change, was part play, part concert, part rally, and part reunion.
Haven't we been here before?
I decided to delve into my shame and anxiety with writer Safy-Hallan Farah, and also ask her some questions about her own shame and anxiety.
Protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza have led to violence clashes between the police and demonstrators—and things don't look to be returning to normal anytime soon in the African nation.
We asked law enforcement experts how local cops might have handled things better in Baltimore last week.
A day that started with the usual Marxist marching ended in a haze of tear gas.
Baltimore has a history of suppressing and shaming black victims of police brutality.
"I was punched and elbowed in the face and hit with a club, instantly dropped to the ground, and had four officers pushing on my arms with their knees," said Pete Voelker.
Activists marched all over Manhattan last night despite a police crackdown that led to 120 arrests.
"...even in the vernacular of what cops secretly think is fair, this is bullshit, this is a horror show."
A poster of an apparently semi-conscious woman in a bikini has outraged some Britons, but the company seems unconcerned about the protests.
Longstanding tensions between the Baltimore Police Department and the black community erupted on Monday as a protest over Freddie Gray's death turned into a battleground.
The video of veteran Michelle Manhart snatching a flag away from student protestors went viral, but what will become of the student activist who started the whole thing and is now in hiding from police?
In Quebec, protests against the provincial Liberal government's austerity measures have become smaller yet more creative.
What began as protests for higher wages and unions has turned into a social justice movement that aims to rally low-wage workers against systemic inequality.
Twenty-five years ago, an anti–poll tax march in London turned into a full-on brawl. Here's what the cops were saying about it as it happened.
Director Steve Onderick spent a year on the road with the last absurdist in American politics.
So far, Republicans haven't followed through on a threat to arrest DC officials over weed legalization, but a congressional investigation is still looming.
I've grown so used to shouting the names of martyrs I will never meet that when I finally stood before one, my character collapsed in a moment of surrealism. I said to myself, "This is the one they've been talking about."
Anger at bad conditions and indefinite periods of detention has boiled over into widespread protest.
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