Police block off streets and mobilize hundreds of officers one year after white supremacist violence roiled the Virginia city. Some activists fear the heavy police presence could be counterproductive.
From coast to coast, activists in the United States wonder: Does this condition leave us stuck? No. We have a roadmap to progress.
An association of activists, including a founder of Black Lives Matter, published a letter claiming that the civil rights of minorities could be abused if the FBI gains the power to force a technology company such as Apple to undermine its users’ activities.
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.
After being accused of inadequately representing the interests of blacks during his presidential campaign, Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders took the major step of publishing a detailed platform articulating his views on the chronic violence inflicted upon Americans of color both physically and via the nation's political, legal and economic systems.
When John Carlos raised his fist in a salute at the 1968 Olympic Games, he encouraged untold numbers of people to continue fighting for racial and economic justice. Today, he says, the control corporations exert over professional athletes makes such an act impossible to imagine.