The Baltimore police officer who shot Curtis Jamal Deal “had it out for him,” family says

Deal, 18, was fatally shot by police Tuesday afternoon.


'Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer Documentary' — A Brilliant Democratic Message

Sit back, put on your pink balaclava, and get inspired for the message in “Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer.”

Why I Pranked Common App Inc.

Last week, news outlets reported that Common Application Inc. had changed its policies regarding undocumented students. Unbeknownst to them, the news was a hoax.


Women Activists in India Face a Brutally Sexist and Violent Twittersphere

A prominent Indian news anchor claims she's leaving Twitter because of sexist and threatening remarks, indicative of a broader environment of online abuse facing Indian women's rights activists.

Social Media Can Harm and Interfere With Political Activism

Social media has created an incredible platform to express our thoughts and amplify our voices. But during the process, we have forgotten what it means to truly be an activist.

Mohamed al-Gendy Death Shows Online Activism is a Catch-22 in Egypt

Online activism facilitates political action in Egypt, but has also made prominent political voices, such as the late Mohamed al-Gendy, easy targets for repression and police violence.

Kony 2012 and Kony 2012 Part 2 Show How Facebook and Social Media Promote Millennial Slacktivism

Posting a status update or liking something on Facebook is certainly easy, but it's also a form of slacktivism, giving millennials a false sense of creating change.