Six months after retail store American Apparel fired its chief executive Dov Charney, the company has hired retail executive Paula Schneider as a replacement.
The families of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Trayvon Martin, and John Crawford III, all attended the march.
The talks are a continuation of the UN Climate Summit in New York earlier this year, and a precursor to the 2015 climate meeting in Paris, where world leaders are expected to finalize a new global climate agreement.
Immediately following the announcement that NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo would not be indicted, hundreds of demonstrators spilled into the streets, blocking traffic in the Lincoln Tunnel and on the Brooklyn Bridge and staging a die-in at Grand Central Station.
Following the non-indictment of former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, the White House announced a national plan for police reform.
Today marks a full week of national pop-up demonstrations protesting the Ferguson grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson, the officer responsible for the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
Thousands of people flooded major roads and thoroughfares in cities across the country in protest of the Ferguson grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown.
If Brown, who was an unarmed Black teenager, can’t get justice when the entire world is watching, how can any other Black person expect to receive justice if shot by a white police officer?
We also commend the tireless grassroots activists who fought for this victory for themselves, their children, and their families.
This is what it looks like when you must defend your right to exist.
After almost a year of negotiations, the US and China announced an unprecedented pledge this morning to limit their carbon emissions, giving hope to climate change activists worldwide.
Election Day Decisions on Marijuana and Nonviolent Crimes Also Counter Racial Biases of War on Drugs
The new laws could help to significantly reduce the disparate impact of overpolicing and incarceration of people of color.
Georgia Court Refuses to Recognize 40K Voter Registrations From Primarily People of Color and Young People
A state court judge on Tuesday refused to order the Georgia Secretary of State to add some 40,000 voters to the voter rolls, potentially disenfranchising thousands of African Americans and other people of color in the state.
Ferguson October Continues With National Day of Action Against Police Brutality and Mass Incarceration
Activists organized actions nationwide yesterday to protest police brutality in cities across the country as part of ongoing Ferguson October events.
North Carolina will begin state-wide early voting on Thursday, and unlike the 2012 presidential election, many students across the state will have no polling place on-campus, making it more difficult for students to exercise their right to vote.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg issued a blistering dissent after a ruling by the US Supreme Court this weekend threatened to disqualify more than half a million Texas voters from early voting.
Ferguson October is our generation's Freedom Summer, and the symbols and character of this movement are uniquely and distinctly ours to claim.
The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled yesterday that Texas could enforce its strict Voter ID law, despite a lower court's finding that the law was discriminatory and would likely suppress the votes of African Americans and Hispanics in Texas.
With less than a month before the November 4 elections, courts are weighing in on voting rights across the nation.
An estimated 400,000 people took to the streets of Manhattan over the weekend to demand world leaders take action on climate change.