Tag: BlackLivesMatter

Take Action: Protest Bail Funds by City and State

Help protesters and activists arrested during demonstrations that kicked off in response to the police murder of George Floyd. Atlanta, GA – https://actionnetwork.org/groups/atlanta-solidarity-fund http://atlsolidarity.org/ Austin, TX – https://reparation.atlas.thrinacia.com/campaign/24/400-1-bail-fund Baltimore, MD – https://www.baltimoreactionlegal.org/community-bail-fund Bay Area, CA (San Fran, Oakland, San Jose, Vallejo, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Sacramento) – https://rally.org/ARCbailfund Brooklyn, NY […]

Ending Anti-Black State Violence

by Opal Tometi/ROAR Magazine In 1992, the world witnessed African American Rodney King being brutally beaten by Los Angeles policemen. In 1999, Amadou Diallo, an unarmed Black immigrant from Guinea, was shot 19 times by five New York City policemen outside his apartment. Sean Bell was shot to […]

What Became of Occupy Wall Street?

by Arun Gupta/Telesur Far from fizzling, the movement has a contested legacy that continues to shape the political landscape. One of the more puzzling aspects about Occupy Wall Street is not that there was a moment when millions of people hoped or feared it might overthrow the rule […]

A Mother’s Loss

by Jalil Muntaqim/FreeJalil.com To lose a child under any circumstances is heart-wrenching for any parent. This is especially true when it is done by a representative of government. When the police kill, particularly a child, more specifically a man-child of color, it raises many questions about justification. As […]