black lives matter

Washington Mystics’ Myisha Hines-Allen, Ariel Atkins lead efforts in WNBA’s bubble

September 11, 2020

The team arrived to the court in white shirts with seven gunshot wounds painted on their backs. It was a stark reminder that just days prior Kenosha police officer Rusten Sheskey fired the same number of shots into Jacob Blake’s back

The theology of police authority: the impact of Romans 13

September 11, 2020

A deep dive into the inner workings of a church in Kenosha, WI that espouses the scripture of Romans 13 to imbue police authority with the power of the word of God. The department’s theology and misconduct is exposed by a former Kenosha police detective.

America’s settler colonialist roots explain how we see property rights

September 10, 2020

How the colonization of the United States helped create the American obsession with property rights and property damage over people’s rights.

He exposed police corruption, now cops won’t leave him alone

September 4, 2020

The story of cop watcher Otto The Watchdog reveals how American law enforcement uses the criminal justice system to retaliate against critics and their families. But Otto is not alone, First Amendment activists, auditors and protesters all around the U.S. are feeling the blue backlash.

Why Jacob Blake’s family will have to fight for justice

August 28, 2020

After his unarmed son was killed by Kenosha police, Michael Bell Sr. has fought for independent investigations of police shootings.

Breaking: Police shoot man multiple times in the back

August 25, 2020

The shooting of Jacob Blake by Kenosha, WI police has prompted outcry after a video posted to social media raised troubling questions.

The DNC is over. What’s next for progressives?

August 21, 2020

DNC member Jim Zogby, who helped run Jesse Jackson’s campaign in 1984, joins The Real News Network for historical perspective and analysis of Democrats and the future we face.

Thinking beyond representation: progressives weigh Harris’ past

August 14, 2020

Oakland native and Berkeley professor Brandi Thompson Summers tackles the contradictions wrapped up in Harris’ nomination.

Autonomous zones get the goods

Autonomous zones get the goods

August 11, 2020

The next temporary autonomous zone could connect the history of public property as protest and centering the work of current activists for a more impactful zone.

COVID-19 Threatens Maryland Campaign To Bring Mass Transit To Black Neighborhoods

COVID-19 Threatens Maryland Campaign To Bring Mass Transit To Black Neighborhoods

July 30, 2020

Third parties are required to gather just 5,000 e-signatures to gain ballot access during the pandemic, while a transit equity campaign in Baltimore, where 40% of residents don’t have reliable internet access, is being forced to gather 10,000.