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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.

10.15.19

The Texas Cop Who Shot a Black Woman in Her Home Has Resigned

"Had the officer not resigned, I would have fired him," said Fort Worth Police Chief Edwin Kraus on Monday.

7.31.19

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.

10.22.18

'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.

9.28.18

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.

8.15.18

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.

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7.25.18

We Must Reclaim Black Radicalism

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

2.22.18

Let The New 'Queer Eye' Defrost Your Frozen-Over Heart

Netflix's relentlessly optimistic and subtly political makeover show is a perfect 2018 coping mechanism.

2.1.18

Black Lives Matter Cofounder Patrisse Khan-Cullors Is Only Getting Started

We talked to the activist about her new memoir, #MeToo, and the importance of self-care when you're pushing for major change.

1.10.18

'HATE THY NEIGHBOUR' Season Two Goes Inside Extreme US Hate Groups

The VICELAND show returns on January the 24th.

1.8.18

Painting the Pain and Beauty of Black Life

Artist Nina Chanel Abney's simultaneous gallery shows were down the street from each other and a world apart.

11.2.17

Drug Policy and the Fight for Black Lives

Drug policy continues to be used as a means of social and racial control​, fracturing black communities and maintaining the economic and societal dominance of white people.

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