black lives matter
September 30, 2016 -
Continued instances of police brutality reinforce the reality that African Americans are still deprived of basic citizenship and constitutional rights in the United States.
August 5, 2016 -
A coalition of 50 groups active in the Movement for Black Lives released a sweeping policy agenda that, among other proposals, takes aim at the Big Money political system that perpetuates racial injustice and blocks access to power.
July 21, 2016 -
The Missouri man who killed three law enforcement officers and injured three others in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, this week was an adherent of a violent, extremist, anti-government ideology rooted in white supremacy but that in recent years has spawned a black nationalist strain that's attracting African Americans.
July 15, 2016 -
Last week's shooting deaths of five police officers at a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Dallas have led to calls for new state and federal hate-crime legislation stiffening penalties for attacks on police officers. But critics of such laws contend they could deter efforts to protect against identity-based crimes and stifle calls for police accountability.
July 15, 2016 -
In different ways, members of the South's small but fast-growing Asian-American community are demonstrating unity with the Black Lives Matter movement.
June 17, 2016 -
I recently had the opportunity to go to Washington to advocate for Central American youth who have been detained in Georgia. Their stories helped me understand the larger issue at hand: Black and Brown youth across the South are being criminalized.
March 31, 2016 -
Rev. Dr. William Barber II, the architect of North Carolina's Moral Movement, is joining with other faith and civil rights leaders for a "revival tour" that aims to put love, justice and compassion at the center of public life — a response to a national political discourse that Barber says "has been poisoned by hateful language and policies."