Images of Racial Violence on Social Media Are Affecting My Body and Mind
Watching videos where black people are being harmed can result in vicarious traumatization—the trauma, even though it didn't happen to you, will resonate on a mental and physical level.
George M. Johnson
Photos of an American Flag Burning in Brooklyn Last Night
In Brooklyn's Fort Greene Park Wednesday night, police reform activists promised to burn both the Confederate Flag and the Stars and Stripes to highlight America's troubled racial history. Angry biker dudes showed up to stop them.
Why Do Black Churches Keep Burning?
A series of fires at predominantly black churches since the horrific shooting in Charleston, South Carolina—including two blazes in the same state—have raised the specter of copycat racial violence.