Eric Garner's Mother Responds as Officer Who Killed Her Son Finally Faces Disciplinary Hearing

“If this disciplinary hearing does not lead to a trial and Pantaleo losing his job, it will be a sham and a miscarriage of justice, plain and simple.”

Brown hands reach through a white fence and grab the bars. These immigrants wait to eat at a temporary migrant shelter set up near the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana, Mexico on November 18, 2018.

Democrats Create Immigration Plan in Response to Trump

Party leaders must decide how progressive they want to be.

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Amara La Negra Traces 'Footprints' of Black Latinx Music History

The singer traces the African diaspora’s influence on Latinx music and culture in a new animated series from Tidal.

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ICYMI: The Films and Creators To Root for at the Spirit Awards

From “If Beale Street Could Talk” to “Sorry to Bother You,” here are the projects that earned nominations from Film Independent.

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Arts & Culture

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#BlackoutBlackFriday Returns to Uplift Economic Resistance and Black Art

Criminalization

Small child in stroller looks at camera as U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers check the IDs of pedestrians crossing into the United States at the San Ysidro port of entry on November 19, 2018.

Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Asylum Ban

Trump Presidency

Small child in stroller looks at camera as U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers check the IDs of pedestrians crossing into the United States at the San Ysidro port of entry on November 19, 2018.

Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Asylum Ban

Gender & Sexuality

Anti-Abortion Activists March In Washington

Federal Judge Overturns Mississippi Law That Banned Abortion After 15 Weeks

Facing Race

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Immigrant Rights Defenders: Walking in Crossroads