Topic: Police brutality

  • A "12th man" for the struggle

    Some 300 protesters rallied outside Centurylink Stadium in downtown Seattle before the Seahawks-49ers matchup.

  • The LAPD opens fire

    Los Angeles police recently killed a man at a busy tourist spot--because, they claim, he was armed with a pocket knife.

  • A new movement demands to be heard

    The demonstrations on December 13 showed that the movement against police violence and lawlessness is only growing larger and stronger.

  • Anti-racistas en las calles

    El fracaso de la justica en los casos de Mike Brown y Eric Garner ha provocado una respuesta masiva--y una permanente lucha anti-racista.

  • RonnieMan won't be forgotten

    Dorothy Holmes is marching every chance she gets to raise awareness about the police murder of her son and to demand justice.

  • From Hong Kong to Ferguson and New York

    As in Ferguson, the police confronting protesters in Hong Kong are punishing dissent while claiming to uphold the law.

  • Bill De Blasio has a Garner problem

    New York liberal mayor wants the support of those marching for Eric Garner without changing the policies that led to his murder.

  • The police are different from you and me

    Cops share a unique status with the rich and powerful of being able to get away with all sorts of murder and mayhem.

  • We won't be intimidated

    A Bay Area activist provides an account of the protests against police violence that rocked Berkeley for another night.

  • The system isn't broken, it's racist by design

    Barack Obama talks about addressing racism in policing today, yet never utters phrases like "racial inequality" and "mass incarceration."

  • We won't stop until Black lives matter

    Thousands came into the streets to protest the failure to indict the cop who killed Eric Garner--not only in New York, but around the country.

  • Las vidas negras cuentan

    Después de la afrenta de ver a Darren Wilson caminar libre, vino el insulto: el grotesco racismo de los medios y los políticos.

  • Why did the SFPD kill Alex?

    San Francisco police still won't release the names of witnesses or a 911 call related to the police shooting of Alex Nieto.

  • How is this not murder?

    The chokehold killing of Eric Garner was captured on video in its entirety--but New York City cop Daniel Pantaleo still walked free.

  • They don't give a damn if Black America burns

    On top of the injury of Darren Wilson going free came the insult: the media's ugly racism and phony outrage about the angry protests in response.

  • Hands up, walk out!

    Hundreds of students marched out of New York City high schools in solidarity with Mike Brown and the people of Ferguson.

  • Will there be justice for Eric Garner?

    Another grand jury is in the spotlight as it decides whether to indict the New York City police officer who killed Eric Garner.

  • My city stands with Mike Brown

    Thousands of people took their anger to the streets after the grand jury decision not to indict the cop who killed Mike Brown.

  • The American way of violence and injustice

    When those in power preach at us to be peaceful, what they really mean is they don't want us to challenge their authority to be violent.

  • ¿Por qué temen a Ferguson?

    El heroísmo y el trabajo de los activistas de Ferguson y de todo el país preparan el terreno para una revuelta más profunda aún contra el racismo.

  • Why are they afraid of Ferguson?

    The heroism of Ferguson's rebels and the work of activists beyond is setting the stage for a deeper revolt against racism and oppression.

  • The scaremongers go to work

    Missouri authorities are sending a message as the Ferguson grand jury deliberates: Find anti-racist protesters guilty of violence.

  • Demonizing dissent in Ferguson

    With a grand jury decision looming, the authorities in Missouri have declared a preemptive war on anyone who speaks out against injustice.

  • Ferguson's resistance continues to echo

    A march in Boston shows how the resistance following Mike Brown's murder has galvanized a new generation of activists.

  • Smears won't stop the struggle for justice

    Mike Brown is being subjected to more slanders--but a new generation of activists who have emerged around this case are keeping up the fight.