Black Lives Matter

‘Human Computer’: Who Is Katherine Johnson From ‘Hidden Figures’?

Despite segregation, racism, and misogyny, Katherine G. Johnson blazed a trail for scientists at NASA.

2 years ago

Donald Trump Executive Order Reinstates 1033 Program To Ramp Up Police Militarization

Sending heavily armed officers into routine police situations almost invariably inflames tensions and creates the very situation the intervention was…

2 years ago

Black GOP Senator Talks About Being Pulled Over By Police 7 Times In One Year

[DIGEST: Huffington Post, NPR] On Wednesday, South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott––the only black senator at the Republican conference and one…

3 years ago

Eyewitness Live Video Captures Chaos, Terror of Dallas Shootings

[DIGEST: CBS, Associated Press] Two fatal police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota sparked protests around the country this week. All…

3 years ago

Losing Faith in Democracy

Summary: As surveys show that free and open societies are dwindling around the world, nations including Russia and China are…

4 years ago

Why Aren’t the Armed Oregon “Protesters” Being Called “Terrorists”?

[DIGEST: The New York Times, CNN-Wire, Vox] A group of armed men hostile to the federal government occupied a building…

4 years ago

White Supremacists Fire On Black Lives Matter Protest, But Whose Side is Police Chief On?

In one of the country’s most racially divided cities, black activists worry that the police are in cahoots with white…

4 years ago

Demonstrators Shot at Black Lives Matter Protest in Minneapolis

Five demonstrators were shot near a Black Lives Matter rally in Minneapolis on Monday. So far, two arrests have been…

4 years ago