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


Texas Cop Says He Had Evidence of Wrongdoing in Sandra Bland’s Case but Was Threatened Into Silence

There are still several questions that remain in connection with the 2015 death of Sandra Bland while she was in custody at a Waller County, Texas, jail. Now an officer of the small Texas town where Bland was pulled over says that he has evidence of wrongdoing in Bland's case but was threatened into silence by the


The Murder Of Alton Sterling (And Others Like Him) Slowly, Subtly, And Steadily Kills Us Too

The thing about state sanctioned murders of Black Americans — such as the murder of 37-year-old Alton Sterling; a father of five who was shot and killed by a Baton Rouge police officer while two other officers restrained him — is that if you write and think and scream and rage and cry and obsess about enough of them,