black lives matter

5 Years Later: No Indictments in Choking Death of Eric Garner

5 Years Later: No Indictments in Choking Death of Eric Garner

July 17, 2019

Attorney and activist Kamau Franklin says the decision not to bring civil or criminal charges against NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the murder of Eric Garner is an example of the criminal justice system working as intended

Media's Russiagate Obsession Smears Black Activists

Media’s Russiagate Obsession Smears Black Activists

June 9, 2019

Specious claims that Russians plan to use disaffected African Americans in a covert war against the U.S. reveals the long history of corporate media blaming “outside agitators,” dismissing the Black freedom struggle

Why Black Lives Don't Matter: Q & A Session

Why Black Lives Don’t Matter: Q & A Session

April 23, 2018

A radical interpretation of U.S. History featuring Dr. Gerald Horne and Paul Coates

Why Black Lives Don't Matter: A Radical Interpretation of U.S. History

Why Black Lives Don’t Matter: A Radical Interpretation of U.S. History

April 21, 2018

A discussion featuring Dr. Gerald Horne and Paul Coates

NBA Players and Family Demand Justice

March 29, 2018

As Stephon Clark is laid to rest, his family and advocates are demanding prosecutors charge the police officers who fatally shot the unarmed 22-year-old father of two

Why Is the FBI Targeting ‘Black Identity Extremists?’

February 26, 2018

Eugene Puryear and Eddie Conway say there is no reason the FBI should be focusing on so-called “black identity extremists” when white supremacists commit so many acts of terror

Black Lives Matter Holds National Week of Action At Schools

February 5, 2018

Public school teachers Jesse Hagopian of Seattle and Cristina Duncan Evans of Baltimore discuss the Feb. 5-10 week of action aimed at bringing social justice into classrooms across the country

Despite School Closings, Chicago Mayor Pushes For New $95 Million Police Academy

January 22, 2018

More than 50 Chicago community organizations have endorsed the #NoCopAcademy campaign as activists rally to stop the project and invest the funds back into the community

Feds Secretly Monitoring the Black Lives Matter Movement

December 2, 2017

The FBI and DHS justify the surveillance by claiming Black Lives Matter activists are “black supremacist extremists” prone to violence. But it’s really just an attempt to criminalize black protestors and silence the movement, says Stephanie Llanes of the Center for Constitutional Rights

‘Serving Our Country’: Hospitality Workers’ Union Organizes National Day of Action

November 1, 2017

Many hospitality workers struggle to make ends meet in a $180 billion industry