Trayvon Martin

Black Lives Matter: New Tactics for the Trump Era

September 29, 2017

The Black Lives Matter movement hasn’t gone quiet–it’s just engaging with electoral politics in new ways, says Dani McClain of The Nation

Federal Racial Profiling Guidelines

December 21, 2014
Incredible scale and racial concentration at the heart of how liberals built a prison America says Naomi Murakawa, the author of The First Civil Right, How Liberals Built Prison America

Michael Brown’s Funeral Buried in Media Circus

August 26, 2014

TRNN’s Megan Sherman reports on Mike Brown’s funeral and ensuing media frenzy

Police Militarization Historically Used to Quell Black Rebellion

August 25, 2014

Black Agenda Report executive editor Glen Ford discusses how Mike Brown’s killing is raising the consciousness of young people to get involved and lead themselves

Ferguson Protestors Defy Curfew to Demand Justice for Michael Brown

August 18, 2014

Activist Kevin Alexander Gray talks about the need for radical structural change to address the demands of the Ferguson uprising and the killing of unarmed African Americans across the United States

Jordan Davis Verdict Highlights Need for “Race-Conscious Solution” To U.S. Racism

February 17, 2014

Dayvon Love and Brendan Fischer say that ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws help rationalize violence against people of color by legitimizing fear of black men

EXCLUSIVE: Family of Unarmed Man Killed in Baltimore Police Custody Speaks Out

January 7, 2014

Tyrone West’s family members Tawanda Jones and Jamie Richardson speak to The Real News after Baltimore’s State’s Attorney declines to press charges against the police officers involved in his death.

LA Holds Weeklong Protest Demanding Justice For Trayvon Martin

July 29, 2013

The discontent of African American community especially the youth, erupted because of the Zimmerman not guilty verdict but reflects systemic bias in the criminal justice system