If we cannot name our oppression—if we cannot articulate the violence that has been done to us—it will be impossible to fight against it, or to prevent it from happening again.
We talked to the community organizer about her decades-long work to transform the conditions that lead to police brutality and gendered violence in Chicago, where she lived for 20 years, and New York, where she grew up.
We talked to leaders and activists spearheading prison reform to find out what we can do to fix our broken penal system.
Football, because it employs so many black men and is so popular, reflects a skewed racialized image of violence back into our society.
With help from the Pentagon, colleges across the United States are buying military-grade weapons, and putting campuses into perpetual lockdown.