Black Students at Stoneman Douglas High Want Gun-Violence Solutions to Address Police Violence

On Wednesday afternoon, black students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., assembled to draw attention to their growing safety concerns since returning to class—concerns they say may not necessarily be shared or highlighted by their white classmates, who have received the bulk of the national


#AltonSterling: Officers Attempted ‘Lawful Arrest,’ Says Louisiana Attorney General; No Criminal Charges Will Be Filed

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced Tuesday morning that two Baton Rouge police officers will not face any charges in the July 2016 state-sanctioned shooting death of Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old father of five who was selling CDs in front of a Baton Rouge convenience store when he was gunned down by


New Black Panther Party Protest in Baton Rouge, La., on Anniversary of Alton Sterling Shooting Leads to Confrontation With Police

A New Black Panther Party demonstration in Baton Rouge, La., on Wednesday to mark the one-year anniversary of the police shooting that left Alton Sterling dead turned into a confrontation with police and ended with seven people arrested after demonstrators attempted to march through a barricade line at police


Lawyer Asks Federal Judge to Dismiss Cop’s Lawsuit Against Black Lives Matter Activist

Campaign Zero co-founder and prominent activist in the Movement for Black Lives DeRay Mckesson is being sued by an unnamed Baton Rouge, La., police officer who claims he was injured during a protest in the city four days after a police officer killed Alton Sterling, and now an attorney for Mckesson is urging a federal