New Website Maps Systems That Oppress Black Women and Girls
Color of Change launched BlackWomenToo.com in tandem with the airing of “Surviving R. Kelly.”
'Kikis With Louie' Gives LGBTQ Community Tips for Surviving Police Encounters
Creator Lincoln Mondy also shares his most traumatic encounter with police.
Eric Reid Uses Cleats to Celebrate Activist Art and Kaep's Cause
New Orleans-based artist Brandan Bmike Odums designed the Carolina Panthers safety’s cleats with references to the Black Panther Party.
Florida Police Can Use Stand Your Ground Defense in Deadly Shootings, Court Rules
Critics say the decision will make it more difficult to hold law enforcement officers criminally responsible for on-duty killings.
Black Brainiacs Time Travel to Stop Police Violence in 'See You Yesterday'
“I made this film because I don’t want the conversation on police brutality to slow down,” says director Stephon Bailey about his Netflix project, which is produced by Spike Lee.
Black Gun Owners On Racial Profiling and Emantic Bradford Jr.
NRA members Reverend Kenn Blanchard and Ainsley Reynolds discuss why law enforcement doesn’t see them as “good guys with guns.”
READ: New York City Theater Explores Black Death
The Undefeated looks at on- and off-Broadway plays that take on the specter of anti-Black violence, both intimate and structural, during this theater season.
New Sandra Bland Documentary Calls On World to 'Say Her Name'
The feature-length documentary follows Bland’s family as they try to answer the questions surrounding her 2015 death in police custody.
Alleged Mall Shooter Arrested, Police Still Can't Explain Why Officer Killed Emantic Bradford Jr.
The family of the Black man shot and killed by a police officer on Thanksgiving night is still waiting for the truth.
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.”
The Hotline for Folks Afraid of Black People Living Their Lives
Niecy Nash stars in a new video as the creator of the (working!) hotline, which is aimed at calming racist fears.
Rihanna Says No to the Super Bowl
The singer reportedly declined to perform at the halftime show in solidarity with blacklisted NFL player and activist Colin Kaepernick.
Watch 'The Hate U Give' Take On 'The Talk'
A teaser for the upcoming screen adaptation of Angie Thomas’ Black Lives Matter-inspired book features Russell Hornsby teaching his character’s young children about the dangers of police violence.
Tamir Rice's Mom Wants to Know Why Another Ohio PD Hired the Troubled Cop Who Killed Her Son (Updated)
Timothy Loehmann, the former Cleveland police officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014, was offered a new police job at another Ohio department. Rice’s mother, Samaria, is demanding answers.
Jury Finds Jason Van Dyke Guilty of Murdering Laquan McDonald
The former Chicago Police Department officer shot the Black teenager 16 times as he was retreating.
'Monsters and Men' Star and Creator On Sweeping Impact of Police Violence
John David Washington and Reinaldo Marcus Green talk to Colorlines about the Sundance hit’s genesis and plot, which explores the fallout of an NYPD officer killing an unarmed Black man.
READ: Body Cameras Won't Save Us
A new article from The Atlantic says there is only so much that technology can do to improve police accountability.
Watch as Jason Van Dyke Stands Trial for Killing Laquan McDonald
The White officer faces six counts of first-degree murder for shooting the retreating Black teen 16 times.
REPORT: The Urgent Need to Dismantle School Policing in Communities of Color
A new report from Advancement Project and Alliance for Educational Justice amplifies the voices of students of color who are demanding police-free schools.
Dallas Police Officer Faces Manslaughter Charge in Shooting Death of Botham Jean
Amber Guyger’s fatal shooting of the Black man recast national attention on police violence and accountability.