In his act of protest against racial injustice in the U.S., the San Francisco 49ers quarterback has taken a lot of hits. But he’s not backing down and has succeeded in igniting an important debate.
It may take years to fully appreciate how dramatically this presidency has bent the arc of history toward justice.
The activist talks about what has changed—and what hasn't—on this third anniversary of the birth of the nation's most important contemporary struggle for social and political justice.
The activist and "Grey’s Anatomy" star accepted BET’s Humanitarian Award Sunday night by challlenging everyone listening to join the ongoing struggle for black liberation from systemic oppression.
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.
When victims defend themselves, they put themselves at risk of becoming doubly victimized—first by their abusers, then by the criminal justice system.
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.
Thousands marched through the streets of Manhattan on Saturday to protest police brutality. A diverse, grass-roots coalition of activists and concerned citizens staged the three-day action, dubbed #RiseUpOctober.
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.
The police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., a year ago launched the Black Lives Matter movement. But officer-involved shootings seem only to have accelerated.