Posts Tagged black lives matter

NYC action in solidarity with Ferguson. Mo, encouraging a boycott of Black Friday Consumerism.

The APA Findings on Racial Bias Against Black Men are Important—But Not Enough

The American Psychological Association (APA) has recently released a study confirming what we already know: Racial bias makes people perceive black men as larger and more threatening than white men of the same size.

The American Psychological Association (APA) has recently released a study confirming what we already know: Racial bias makes people perceive black men as larger and more threatening than white men of the same size.

Juxtaposed images of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in judges robes, and Colin Kaepernick in his 49ers uniform, on one knee and protesting.

When Our (White) Feminist Heroes Fail Us: On “Notorious RBG” and Colin Kaepernick

Last week, a Supreme Court justice — one of the most prestigious and influential decision makers in the country — was asked to weigh in on a significant public protest against a spate of police brutality that specifically and severely affected the black community.

Last week, a Supreme Court justice — one of the most prestigious and influential decision makers in the country — was asked to weigh in on a significant public protest against a spate of police brutality ...

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Against An Authoritarian America: Standing Up For Kaepernick’s Right to Sit Down

“When the Horst Wessel Song was sung, as a democrat of long standing I naturally did not raise my arm. The woman was standing next to me. She sang along with gusto and raised her hand high. She was the one who reported me. I then had to go and explain myself to District Administrator Rothmund. And he said to me, ‘What did you do?’ I said, ‘I didn’t do anything at all.’ Then he said, ‘That’s just it! Times have changed. You have to raise your hand now.’”

–  An eye-witness account (excerpt), after 1945. Topographie des Terrors museum, Berlin.

“When the Horst Wessel Song was sung, as a democrat of long standing I naturally did not raise my arm. The woman was standing next to me. She sang along with gusto and raised her hand high. ...

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Black Activists Are Taking On Racist Police Unions

The DC and NYC chapters of Black Youth Project 100, Million Hoodies Movement for Justice, and Black Lives Matter shut down the National Fraternal Order of Police and the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association yesterday.

The DC and NYC chapters of Black Youth Project 100, Million Hoodies Movement for Justice, and Black Lives Matter shut down the National Fraternal Order of Police and the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association yesterday.

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Jamila Woods’ Music Video For “Blk Girl Soldier” Might Be Perfect

Singer, songwriter and poet Jamila Woods released the music video for her song “Blk Girl Soldier” yesterday, and it’s kind of perfect. When Woods dropped the audio back in January, we all prepared to be blown away by the video – but this? This is even more than I could’ve imagined. The visuals for “Blk Girl Soldier” are just as bold and unapologetic as its lyrics.

Singer, songwriter and poet Jamila Woods released the music video for her song “Blk Girl Soldier” yesterday, and it’s kind of perfect. When Woods dropped the audio back in January, we all prepared to be blown away by ...

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