The two Sacramento police officers whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black man last year prompted nationwide protests will not face criminal charges, prosecutors announced Saturday.
By Don Thompson, Associated Press
We worried that when the day actually came, few might be bold enough to publicly proclaim their belief in the value of black lives. Then the t-shirt orders started coming in.
By Jesse Hagopian
As Black Lives Matter protests erupted in 2014 after a police officer killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the National Museum of African-American History and Culture in D.C. sent curators to collect t-shirts and gas masks -- artifacts it could…
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
A lengthy apology from Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson on Saturday night to two black men who were arrested at a Philadelphia store last week for alleged trespassing is getting push back for not holding the employee who called 911 more…
By Kamala Kelkar
By PBS NewsHour
Martin Luther King Jr.'s struggle for Americans' civil rights -- and his assassination 50 years ago in Memphis -- changed the world. Judy Woodruff sits down with civil rights activist Vernon Jordan, syndicated columnist Connie Schultz, Vann Newkirk of The…
By Anthony Izaguirre and Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press
Kept under wraps for nearly two years, body camera footage of a policeman killing Alton Sterling shows the officer threatening to shoot the man and screaming profanities before firing the fatal shots that stoked protests across the nation.
By Kamala Kelkar
Black communities are reckoning with how to embrace the March for Our Lives while also addressing truths about their safety, perceptions of black lives and death.
By Jennifer Hijazi
Danez Smith sees another life for the black victims of police violence: at last living in a world where blackness is celebrated and “everything/is a sanctuary & nothing is a gun.”…
I realized it was completely disingenuous of me to stand for a pledge when the words do not apply to my life.
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