The New York Times just released a video, recorded by Keith’s widow Rakeyia, which shows what happened before and after the fatal shooting in Charlotte. For those who can’t bear to see yet another Black life taken, we have the transcript.
Some seasoned activists expect to be arrested and jailed for protesting against racialized police violence. If you’re not one of those people, here’s what to do before you go to a demonstration and steps to take if you end up in police custody.
The Democratic National Convention provided activists from a wide range of causes with a huge, national platform. Here’s a quick roundup of some of the notable actions that we couldn’t cover in real time.
By Sameer Rao With Additional Reporting by Akiba SolomonJul 11, 20165:16PM EDT
From Baton Rouge to St. Paul to Los Angeles, hundreds hit the streets this weekend to protest the police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. There were hundreds of arrests, and, in several faceoffs, demonstrators were knocked to the ground by police and stepped on.