Police departments are over-militarized at the local level, too. Ending the 1033 program is one way to change that.
Black Lives Matter protests have jumped U.S. borders and reached across the world, including Palestine, where Floyd’s murder has struck a chord.
Tanks and ships can’t save us from our greatest dangers, so let’s pay for the things that can.
Educators are waking up to the grave emotional and developmental harm school resource officers cause. School districts must reallocate their resources.
From Kabul to Atlanta and Baghdad to Minneapolis, we need to end systemic racism and the militarism that makes it even deadlier.
“No mainstream media covered the abuse we experienced that night, but the mayor taking a knee went viral.”
Right-wing “intellectuals” uncomfortable with the Black Lives Matter movement have latched onto a dubious historical analogy.
More trainings and body cameras aren’t enough. We need power over the institutions that impact our lives, including the police.
The pre-existing crisis of legitimacy for the rulers is compounded by the government’s inept response to the pandemic.
Some Americans call the cops on black people for frivolous reasons. Others appoint themselves judge, jury, and — sometimes — executioner.
Black and Palestinian activists speak out about a dangerous pattern.
This is just the latest congressional favor for the Fraternal Order of the Police.
A DC premiere movie that is an intense and timely political satire that provocatively takes on issues of race, class and power, followed by popular education style interaction with attendees.
The fight to curb gun violence must address the violence inflicted by law enforcement.
The deaths of Alton Sterling and others show that black Americans rarely get justice.