Black Lives Matter

10.15.19

Atatiana Jefferson Was Holding a Gun When She Was Shot by Cops in Her Own Home

A police officer has been charged with murder after shooting Jefferson through a window.

10.10.19

Here's How Chicago Cops Really Covered Up the Murder of Laquan McDonald

At least 16 Chicago police officers worked together to conceal or downplay their colleague’s murder of a black teenager.

8.19.19

NYPD Fires Officer Involved in Killing of Eric Garner

Officer Daniel Pantaleo will be dismissed from the NYPD five years after the death of Eric Garner.

7.30.19

The Times Changed, But 'Orange Is the New Black' Didn't

The show's attempts to make prison life entertaining undermine its mission of exposing harsh realities of incarceration.

7.25.19

The Killing of Trans Women Is Inseparable from Black Lives Matter

We know of 12 trans people murdered this year. All of them have been Black women.

6.28.19

30 Years Later, 5 Brooklynites Remember 'Do the Right Thing'

"I fear that it will still be as relevant in another 30 years...but the film gives me hope still. It's art in the face of hopelessness."

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3.26.19

The Cash-Strapped Museum Embraced by Cops and Corporations

Just a few months after opening, the shakey existence of the National Museum of Law Enforcement suggests that the one-topic museum may exist in a country disinterested in its message.

11.29.18

Artists like Damon Davis Are Transforming the Image of Blackness

We talk with BLM Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors-Bignac and Damon Davis about black art becoming more than the trauma and struggle.

10.19.18

'The Hate U Give' Attempts to Advance the Gridlock on Police Brutality

Director George Tillman Jr. on why he thinks the film can squeeze empathy out of a divided nation.

9.27.18

What Real Radicals Think About the FBI Hunting 'Black Identity Extremists'

A veteran Black Panther and younger activist on a young man being labeled a terrorist threat, and why it's never been easy to fight racism.

8.14.18

Black People Explain Their Own #PermitPatty Moments

Unfortunately, black people getting the cops called on them is not a rare or new thing. It's an everyday occurrence many are too familiar with.

7.25.18

We Must Reclaim Black Radicalism

An extract from 'Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century', by Kehinde Andrews.

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