Civil Rights & Social Justice
Rev. Al Sharpton's eulogy at Andrew Brown Jr.'s funeral called out South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott's much-debated claim that "America is not a racist country."
Lingering unanswered questions surrounding the high-profile police shooting Andrew Brown Jr. was looming large ahead of his funeral in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
Five white farmers sued USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack in his official capacity, alleging reverse discrimination for granting federal aid to Black farmers, in particular.
A prosecutor argued there was legal justification for police officers shooting and killing Andrew Brown Jr. in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, and demanded the continued delayed release of bodycam footage
Autopsy results for Andrew Brown Jr. found police shot him five times, including "a kill shot to the back of the head" in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
The fatal police shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. is exposing just how many ways there are to add insult to literal injury.
It’s time to do away with failed reforms that only extend the harm of policing in our communities. It’s time to reimagine public safety and allow our people to finally breathe free.
The trial outcome of George Floyd’s murderer was a relief – until it wasn’t. On the heels of the verdict, we now say the name of yet another young life viciously stolen by state violence: 16-year old Ma’Khia Bryant.
Many feel that Chauvin's guilty verdict could launch massive reform in policing across the country, but with the simultaneous killing of 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant, there is undoubtedly more work left to do.
A Black family based in Louisville, Kentucky, recently launched a GoFundMe in an effort to escape their collective trauma as the result of a violent no-knock raid.