Black Lives

180 Years of Incarceration: Black Panther Party Political Prisoners

November 3, 2016

Albert Woodfox, Robert King, Eddie Conway, and Theresa Shoatz (Daughter of Russell Maroon Shoatz) discuss personal experiences, the historical conditions that made them U.S. political prisoners and how the U.S. prison industrial complex (modern day slavery) can be challenged.

Women of the International Section of the Black Panther Party

November 2, 2016

Charlotte O’Neale (Mama C), Barbara Easley Cox, and Kathleen Cleaver discuss the party’s history on a panel at this year’s 50th anniversary in Oakland, California.

What the Anti-War Movement Can Learn from the Black Radical Tradition

November 1, 2016

Movements need to unite under the banner of anti-imperialism, says Ciara Taylor

Seattle Teachers in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

October 18, 2016

Educator Jesse Hagopian says teachers see a need to affirm the value of Black life amidst the reality of segregation and racial disparities in public schools

Police Kill Unarmed Mentally Ill Black Man As Report Finds Law Enforcement Shootings Reminiscent of Lynchings

September 28, 2016

A United Nations group also says the United States owes reparations to African Americans

Charlotte Protests Escalate as Police Refuse to Release Video

September 22, 2016

The National Guard was called in after a second night of unrest following the killing of Keith Scott, who protestors believe was unarmed at the time of his shooting by a police officer

Police Killings from Charlotte to Tulsa Spark Calls for Boycotts and Justice

September 21, 2016

The Real News brings the latest on the police killings of Keith Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Terrance Crutcher in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which took place 95 years after the Tulsa Race Riots

Movement For Black Lives Releases a Political Agenda That Stretches Far Beyond Police Violence

August 2, 2016

Janae Bonsu & Montague Simmons say their demands for black power, freedom and justice go beyond reform and require transformative change

Ferguson Solidarity Protesters Fight Charges For Blocking Busy LA Freeway

March 8, 2016

Hours before she faces trial, we speak with #BLMLA7 activist Rosa Clemente

Jay-Z’s Black Lives Matter Philanthropy

February 15, 2016

Taureen “Tory” Russell, co-founder and director of the Hands Up United Coalition, discusses his group’s inclusion in Jay-Z’s funding, the work of their coalition, and his thoughts on the 2016 presidential elections and Baltimore mayoral candidacy of Deray McKesson.

From Slavery to Freedom: The Work and Message of Dr. Karsonya Wise Whitehead

January 12, 2016

Lawrence Brown and Dr. Karsonya Wise Whitehead discuss African-American history through the lens of Dr. Whitehead’s books and her message in the age of Black Lives Matter.

Black Radical Activists call to Disarm the Police

January 12, 2016

TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway attends the Black Radical Tradition conference in Philadelphia, PA. During a protest, Conway speaks with activists and intellectuals about the various dynamics of Black Radical politics.

The Movement for Black Lives National Convening

September 11, 2015

TRNN’s Eddie Conway went to Cleveland to meet the young people developing the critical mass for Black self-worth and movement building