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.
A law firm canvasses 200 police officers about race relations on the job.
The carnage in many minority neighborhoods across America remains unacceptable. Yet both major-party presidential candidates have chosen to snub and malign the Black Lives Matter movement and the cause it represents.
The Intercept revealed last month that federal agents went undercover at a fossil fuel auction protest.