Princess-India Alexander
Princess-India Alexander

Princess-India is currently an intern at The Movement. As a senior at the Medill School of Journalism she runs the school's only black-interest publication, BlackBoard Magazine and in the past she has worked with In These Times, the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association.

Aug. 4, 2017

Patrisse Cullors talks BLM, police reform and why we need to support black trans women

“We have to follow the leadership of black trans women."

Aug. 2, 2017

DA drops charges against Tatyana Hargrove, the black teen girl mistaken for a large, bald man

The police chief apologized to Hargrove and her family.
Aug. 2, 2017

At #SafetyIs rally, New Yorkers imagine a community free of police violence

In the Bronx, protesters imagine what safety and liberation looks like.
July 28, 2017

This transgender liberation rally reminds us that #TransLivesMatter

Their message? Black trans women deserve peace.
July 27, 2017

Gorgeous photo series shatters stereotypes about what it means to be beautiful

Zuly's tip: It's all a social construct.
July 21, 2017

Philando Castile’s mother supports Justine Damond’s family at march in Minneapolis

"We're just here to support the family," she said. "That's all."

July 18, 2017

It’s 2017 and companies are still describing products as “n*gger-brown”

Walmart's website was selling a third-party product with the descriptor, and people were outraged.
July 18, 2017

Fans of ‘Doctor Who’ celebrate as BBC announces that the 13th doctor will be a woman

Jodie Whittaker will be the first woman to play the role in the show's 54-year history.
July 17, 2017

Eric Garner’s daughter to police violence victims: “In 3 years they won’t give AF”

The DOJ still hasn't released information on its investigation about the Eric Garner case.
July 13, 2017

Amelia Earhart took the NYT to task for calling her by her husband’s name — and it worked

The flyer made sure she'd always be remember as Ms. Earhart.
July 12, 2017

California police arrest black teen girl who they mistook for a large, bald black man

In a viral video, Tatyana Hargrove alleges that the officers punched and threw her to the ground as a K9 officer attacked her.

July 12, 2017

This Instagram account calls out Trump’s travel ban by posting adorable pics of #BannedGrandmas

And #GrandparentsNotTerrorists is their creed.
July 6, 2017

Ava DuVernay to direct Netflix mini-series about the Central Park Five

The five episode series will be released in 2019.
July 6, 2017

Gov. Mark Dayton asks for police training fund to be named after Philando Castile

Dayton hopes the fund will help remedy police-community relations.
July 6, 2017

Philando Castile: Timeline of events since the Minnesota man was fatally shot by Jeronimo Yanez

Thursday marks one year since Philando Castile was fatally shot by the St. Anthony, Minnesota, police officer.
July 5, 2017

Chicago schools to withhold diplomas if students don’t have college, job or military plans

Critics say the new requirement could hinder low-income students.

July 5, 2017

Alton Sterling: Timeline of events since the father of five was fatally shot by Baton Rouge police

Wednesday marks one year since Alton Sterling was fatally shot by Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police.
June 30, 2017

Seattle student fatally shot by police and 9 other stories you need to know this week

A roundup of news you might have missed this week, from Ray Tensing's mistrial to the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old student in Seattle.
June 28, 2017

Man spends five months on Rikers Island without knowing his bail was $2

Now Aitabdel Salem is suing both the city and his Legal Aid lawyers.
June 27, 2017

Video shows officer threatening black man for jaywalking without an ID

The officer is not currently under investigation.