June 20, 2017

Michael Brown's parents reach settlement with Ferguson government

Brown's family has reached a settlement with the city of Ferguson.

March 22, 2017

White man kills black man in NYC, then 'New York Daily News' blasts victim's arrest record

Timothy Caughman's arrest record has nothing to do with why a white racist stabbed him.
March 13, 2017

The new Michael Brown video won't tell us anything we didn't already know

The video is yet another reminder that the presumption of innocence is a privilege reserved for black victims' nonblack killers.
March 13, 2017

Michael Brown surveillance footage sparks fresh protests in Ferguson

The full surveillance video is expected to be released on Monday night.
Aug. 16, 2016

Season 2 of 'Black-ish' Is Available for Free on iTunes Until Wednesday, So Start Bingeing

Or, at the very least, watch a couple of the show's most powerful episodes to date.
July 7, 2016

One Tweet Exposes the Racist Hypocrisy of Police Who Feel "Danger" Around Black People

Black people are being killed by police at staggering rates. Meanwhile, 2015 was one of the safest years on record for officers.

May 13, 2016

Michael Brown's Mother Wrote a Book and Was Immediately Piled on by Racist Trolls

More than half of the book's Amazon "reviewers" gave it one star.
Feb. 10, 2016
Oct. 13, 2015
Aug. 17, 2015

9 Perfect Clapbacks to Anyone Who Says #BlackLivesMatter Activism Isn't Working

It's a marathon, not a sprint.

Aug. 15, 2015
Aug. 12, 2015
Aug. 11, 2015

Vince Staples Pays Tribute to Ferguson Protesters With "Hands Up" Performance

"This song is dedicated to my nigga Cornel West."
Aug. 11, 2015

Ferguson Protests Result in Dozens of Arrests Late Monday Night Amid Relative Calm

The area is in a state of emergency.

Aug. 10, 2015

Sunday Night's Shooting in Ferguson Reveals What Hasn't Changed In the Past Year

Forty state measures have been passed in the U.S. since Ferguson. Only one was in Missouri.
Aug. 5, 2015

Michael Brown Shooting to Ferguson Unrest: 5 Pivotal Moments to Remember

It's been one year since Michael Brown's death.
July 15, 2015

We Can Transform Perceptions of Black Men and Boys

It's a matter of life and death.

May 5, 2015

Looks Like White Americans Are Finally Starting to Come Around on Race and Policing

A shift in public opinion could be on the horizon.
April 24, 2015
April 14, 2015

9 Excuses People Are No Longer Allowed to Make About Police Violence

No, it's not all about how terrible hip-hop is.
April 1, 2015

A New Play About Ferguson Will Put Officer Darren Wilson's Fate in the Audience's Hands

'Ferguson' is a powder keg ready to reignite racial tensions.

March 26, 2015

Run the Jewels Just Released a Vicious Music Video About Police Brutality

Featuring the lead singer of Rage Against the Machine.
March 18, 2015

Racist Shooting Target Chillingly Sums Up the Hostility Facing Black America Today

It's hard to imagine a more apt symbol for what black Americans face today.
March 12, 2015
Feb. 27, 2015

It's Been 3 Years Since Trayvon Martin's Death — Here's What We've Learned

Three years later, we must take stock.