Ending the Policing of Black Bodies in Public Spaces Requires Not Just a Change of Policy but a Change of Heart

Chikesia Clemons at the Waffle House in Saraland, Ala. Myneca Ojo, Sandra Thompson, Sandra Harrison and a friend at Grandview Golf Club in York, Pa. Tshyrad Oates and a friend at LA Fitness in Secaucus, N.J. Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson at a Starbucks in Philadelphia. Brandon Ward at a Los Angeles-area Starbucks.

Travis Reinking Is What Happens When Black People Are ‘Criminals’ and White People Are Allowed to Be Invisible

A few months ago, during a conversation on Facebook about one of the many mass shootings committed by a white man (I forget which one), the homie Sai Grundy wrote that (paraphrasing) one of the byproducts of the criminalization of blackness is that white people are often able to elude suspicion by virtue of their…

Watch: Trump’s Silence on the Waffle House Shooting Is Deafening; the 4 Victims Killed Were All People of Color

A white gunman is accused of killing four people of color at a Waffle House outside of Nashville, Tenn., early Sunday morning. The gunman was just apprehended by police Monday afternoon. It’s been more than 36 hours since the shooting, and Donald Trump hasn’t said anything about the incident. Instead, he’s tweeting…