If people in your life seem more concerned with "violent" anti-fascist protesters than racism, here's how to clarify the situation.
The slogan that arose in response to the Paris massacre — and the response to the slogan — serves neither the victims nor the discourse around free speech and Islamophobia.
The Cops Who Turned Their Backs at the NYPD Officer's Funeral Are the Most Threatening Protesters Of All
The cops who turned their backs on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio were more than disrespectful — they showed that police will reject and resist even mild and reasoned criticism.
Officers Involved in Recent Shootings Could Face the Federal Charges Brought Against Cops Who Beat Rodney King
Federal authorities are examining the deaths of Mike Brown, Eric Garner, John Crawford, and Dontre Hamilton, but federal charges for the cops remain highly unlikely.
Uber investor Jason Calacanis doubled down on his shortsighted view that there is no racism in the tech world, calling a discussion about white privilege "racist."
If we view the protests of 2014 as more than knee-jerk reactions to specific police killings, and rather as a continuation of the civil rights struggle, then protests cannot be shut down.
From Cuba to Gaza to Iran, powerful nations enact embargoes and sanctions that benefit no one — and feed upon their own failure.
Until ongoing mass protests forced the issue, the data-hungry US government for years showed little interest in statistics detailing police killings.
In the wake of the news there would be no indictments for the officers who killed Mike Brown and Eric Garner, protestors are calling for much more than prosecutions.
Video evidence does not ensure police accountability or an end to brutality. If the justice system doesn't show there are consequences to police violence, then popular resistance must.