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.

10.14.19

Texas Cop Who Shot 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.

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

The NYPD Just Fired the Officer Who Killed 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.

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7.12.19

Why You Need to Care About DeRay Mckesson's First Amendment Case

This ruling could make protest leaders liable for things they didn’t do

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."

6.12.19

'The State Is Her Ultimate Killer': How a Trans Woman Died at Rikers

The Black transgender woman was found dead in her cell at Rikers Island. These are the circumstances that led to her death.

5.17.19

"Not a Big Deal": NYPD Lieutenant Was Unalarmed Upon Learning of Eric Garner's Death

Officer Daniel Pantaleo is undergoing a disciplinary hearing for his role in the 2014 incident.

3.26.19

The Cash-Strapped Museum Embraced by Cops and Corporations

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

3.5.19

Cops arrested 85 people protesting the killing of Stephon Clark. The mayor wants answers.

Sacramento police detained a Sacramento Bee reporter in handcuffs.

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