The Department of Justice will sue Ferguson, Missouri, if it finds evidence that its police department discriminates based on race and that its authorities aren’t trying to make changes, according to CNN.
#BlackLivesMatter Movement Takes On Racist Coverage by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation Companies
Over a thousand protesters are slated to rally outside Fox News headquarters today to protest racist coverage of anti-police brutality movements across the country by both Fox News and newspaper The New York Post.
Thousands Marched for Justice in Washington, DC in the Wake of Fatal Police Violence
The families of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Trayvon Martin, and John Crawford III, all attended the march.
Activists Will March in DC Tomorrow for an End to Police Brutality
Reverend Al Sharpton and the families of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, Akai Gurley, and Tamir Rice will be leading a march Saturday in Washington, DC.
5 Reasons Feminists Should Join the Fight for Justice in Ferguson
The only thing more frustrating than fighting the sheer will of the state is discovering that one’s allies aren’t all that invested.
President Obama Meets with Ferguson Activists and Announces Policing Reforms
Following the non-indictment of former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, the White House announced a national plan for police reform.
Protests of the Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Continued Across the Country Over the Holiday Weekend
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 Protested the Ferguson Decision Across the Country Last Night
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.
It’s Clear: In Ferguson, Resistance is the Only Option
This is what it looks like when you must defend your right to exist.
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.
Inverted Flags, a Blood Fountain, and a Fist: Reading the Symbols of #FergusonOctober
Ferguson October is our generation’s Freedom Summer, and the symbols and character of this movement are uniquely and distinctly ours to claim.
Senate Holds Hearing on Police Militarization One Month After Michael Brown’s Death
Senator Claire McCaskill led an oversight hearing Tuesday in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee highlighting growing concerns about the militarization of state and local law enforcement agencies.
The Next Step In Ferguson: What You Can Do, And Why It Still Matters
If there is any good that can come from such heart-wringing pain as what has happened in Ferguson, it’s this: the people are paying attention. Let’s make sure we’re all taking action, too.
Ms. Magazine Asks: Where Are The Women Police in Ferguson?
A lack of racial diversity is not the only factor that can feed police brutality against people of color; a lack of gender diversity can also create police forces in which officers aren’t treating the communities they serve with the proper procedure and respect.
National Moment Of Silence Draws Massive Crowd in Nation’s Capital
“This is just the first step,” leaders of the rally told the crowd.
Activists Connect Shooting of Michael Brown to Movement for Reproductive Justice
The shooting of Michael Brown has sparked days of protests and called national attention to continued and persistent police violence in African-American communities. Less focus, however, has been placed on how his death is directly linked to the struggle for reproductive justice.
National Moment of Silence Will Remember Victims of Police Brutality
This Thursday, a National Moment of Silence will be held in cities across the country to remember the lives lost and impacted by police brutality.