In a major victory for the open internet that could have ripple effects throughout the United States, the Golden State thwarts aggressive lobbying by the telecom industry. Gov. Jerry Brown has 30 days to sign or veto the bill.
Protest and dissent require courage, and exercising those rights often comes at a cost.
If Americans can’t be secure from someone packing an assault rifle, or from the predatory behavior of powerful men, or from the police, we do not live in a functioning society.
Although the property destruction during the Philadelphia riots after the Eagles' Super Bowl win was similar to damage caused by protests against police killings of young black men over the years, only the latter is regularly called “violence.”
The loss of the Black Lives Matter activist, who died at age 27, is incalculable.
In Tuesday's gubernatorial races in Virginia and New Jersey, African-American women put the victors over the top—but are not getting the credit they deserve.
The 21st-century activist group is not as radical or grass-roots as it appears, and the revolution will not be paid for by the Ford Foundation.
Marchers in Washington chant "Hey hey, ho ho, racist Trump has got to go!" as they condemn white supremacy and call for changes in the U.S. legal system.
Principled positions taken at great risk, such as that of NFL player Colin Kaepernick in solidarity with people of color, are often how movements are born.
With every life taken, law enforcement is exposed for being the source of violence rather than its remedy.