The unconscionable treatment of Colin Kaepernick, by NFL and government officials, reveals just how far we as a society still have to go.
Policies that chip away at the power, protection and prestige that law enforcement enjoys are crucial aspects in the fight.
To add insult to lethal injury, Zimmerman responded to questions on how Trayvon Martin's family might feel about the gun auction by criticizing their parenting. To add insult to lethal injury, Zimmerman responded to questions on how Trayvon Martin's family might feel about the gun auction by criticizing their parenting.
The movement's innovative and committed activism has renewed the struggle for racial justice In 2015, no other progressive cause in the United States came close to its perseverance and creativity The movement's innovative and committed activism has renewed the struggle for racial justice.
If someone had entered, in some mythical headline generator, all the key ingredients to produce the perfect mashup of utter racist nonsense from recent American history, this might be it.
Although Attorney General Eric Holder sounded a conciliatory note in making the announcement, it was his disheartening task on Tuesday to go public with the news that the Justice Department was closing the book on the highly charged Trayvon Martin case.
A jury in Jacksonville, Fla., on Wednesday convicted Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man, of murdering African-American teenager Jordan Davis.
The short answer is yes and no.
Sometimes, when I'm in my car, I crank up the music pretty loud. All you Michael Dunns out there, please don't shoot me.
When Florida shooter Michael Dunn heard his verdict Saturday, he may have been shocked to find that he faces at least 60 years in prison for the attempted murder of three young black men.