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Black People Die Every Year From a Liam Neeson ‘Impulse’

Liam Neeson’s brand of racism never comes from an impulse. It’s innate.


Three Years After Ferguson, One Protester Still Faces the Aftermath

Joshua Williams was made an example of by a St. Louis County judge. Two years into his prison sentence, he said his activist history has led guards to make his life hell.


New Footage Shows What Michael Brown Was Doing Before His Death

The previously unseen video suggests that there might be more to the robbery than initially presented by Ferguson police.


The Big Winner in the Missouri Governor's Race: Cops

Both candidates are talking tough – one literally shoots a machine gun in his TV ads – two years after Michael Brown was gunned down by Officer Darren Wilson.


These Broken Mirrors Are Actually Hand-Cut Steel Sculptures

Michael Brown’s 'in the meantime...' metalworks series shatters expectations.


The Leaders of Black Lives Matter Showed Me That I Could Be Black, Queer and Fearless

The idea that Black social movements tend to be led only by men is being left in the past.


16-Second Video Artwork Sums Up Police Brutality

Sanford Biggers’ 'BAM' is a gripping tale of police violence against black bodies.


What Does Protest Music Look Like Today?: The Rebellion of Kendrick Lamar and Vince Staples

Two West Coast rappers offered two very different but very valid forms of protest music last year.


A Year After Ferguson, There's Still No Peace

The police shooting of two young men of colour this week shows that even as more Americans consider race to be the biggest issue facing the country and citizens are increasingly attuned to how cops target minorities, little has changed at the local...


'Berenstain' Bears and the #SelfieWithLenin: Last Week in Art

Another week, another world of wonders.


Can News of Police Violence Cause PTSD in the Black Community?

Recent studies claim that violence in the news can lead to PTSD for viewers, so we asked a psychology professor what kind of psychological harm police brutality may be causing the black community at large.


Ralkina Jones Is the Latest Person of Color to Die in an American Jail Cell

37-year-old Ralkina Jones, who was found dead in a Cleveland Heights, Ohio, jail cell on Sunday, is at least the fourth person of colour to die in an American jail this month.