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Movement Must-Reads: Dispatches from Unite the Right 2, ‘BlacKkKlansman’ and Crop Over in Barbados

Plus, a new amendment introduced in the California Senate that would limit police use of deadly force

Could this California bill start the next evolution of police reform?

California Asssemblymember Shirley Weber and activists are working to keep the bill alive ahead of a vote Thursday.

Alt-right activists at “Unite the Right 2” sound a lot like Fox News’ Laura Ingraham, Tucker Carlson

Yet another sign that the alt-right's ideology has become mainstream on the right.

Unite the Right anniversary rally in DC doesn’t go as planned for Jason Kessler and his followers

Some of his supporters weren’t permitted to join him on the grassy green space directly across the street from the White House.

Charlottesville, one year later: Protesters and police clash over Confederate statues and Nazi rally

“They show up to protect the statue as opposed to when they failed to protect the students."

Eugene Rice was lynched in 1918. This April, I drove to southern Georgia to learn if he was family.

My grandfather grew up just miles from where Rice died and had the same last name. Tracing their ties took me to Valdosta, Georgia, and a new lynching memorial in Montgomery, Alabama, seeking answers.

Heather Heyer’s mom: Daughter’s death in Charlottesville forced white locals to reckon with racism

"There's more acknowledgement of what the black community has been struggling with and working on."

Ron Stallworth, whose KKK probe inspired Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ blasts Trump-era racism

In his upcoming film based on Ron Stallworth's story, director Spike Lee intentionally creates parallels between hate speech used among Klansmen and Trump-era rhetoric.

4 years after Michael Brown’s death, the implications of Bob McCulloch’s ouster spark debate

Legal expert says Wesley Bell's win may bring a huge shift to St. Louis County's legal system.

Movement Must-Reads: Transplaining sexual orientation and the police shooting of Desmond Phillips

Plus, controversy erupts around the cover for the new Travis Scott album, 'Astroworld.'

America is covered in Confederate statues. We can do better — and here’s how.

Mic’s latest editorial effort — the Black Monuments Project — aims to correct this sordid legacy through a blend of history and imagination.

Transgender athlete Terry Miller is reigniting questions about fairness in sports

The world of Connecticut high school track and field has become embroiled in controversy after the recent athletic success of two transgender students, Terry Miller and Andraya Yearwood.

The Chico police shooting of Desmond Phillips still rattles the family, as justice remains uncertain

In March 2017, instead of administering treatment for what Desmond Phillips' father says was post-traumatic stress disorder, Chico, California, police officers shot him 10 times.

Movement Must-Reads: Crystle Galloway, Stand Your Ground and affordable housing in Denver

Plus, big news for Charlotte activist Glo Merriweather.

Is the city of Denver doing enough to avert its affordable housing problem?

Residents are looking to the government for help, but many say the Mile High City isn't moving fast enough.

Crystle Galloway died after four paramedics denied her help. Now, her family wants them fired.

Galloway's mom said the paramedics refusal to help her daughter was an act of "racism."

Son of couple who called 911 on black boy mowing lawn accused of threatening black teens with gun

Witnesses say one of the family members flashed a gun. Another called the teens "n*ggers."

Trayvon Martin’s dad: Markeis McGlockton’s death is a direct result of George Zimmerman’s acquittal

“What that acquittal did was empower white supremacists to feel as though they can go out and shoot and kill unarmed black men and say that they were afraid for their lives and get away with it.”

NYC mayor Bill de Blasio won’t commit to firing all the officers involved in Eric Garner’s death

Garner's mother "not satisfied" with NYPD disciplinary trial of two officers involved.

Movement Must-Reads: Nia Wilson, #MuteRKelly and the deadly costs of global agribusiness

Plus, Gwen Carr's response the NYPD's disciplinary proceedings against the officer who killed her son, Eric Garner.