Activists continue to push for progressive priorities like defunding police despite acute right-wing backlash.
Family members observed the one-year anniversary of Wright’s killing on Monday as the push for change continues.
The work of journalists in Ukraine rattled the world this week, proving once again that documentation can be resistance.
Reforms did not prevent a Minneapolis SWAT team from killing Amir Locke during a no-knock raid last week.
Hiring a diverse police force may change what cops look like, but it doesn’t change what policing means and does.
Being a Black man in the U.S. feels like waiting to be killed. I carry within me the history of anti-Black murders.
The study also showed that Black people are 3.5 times more likely to be killed by police than white people.
Police have disclosed discipline for a total of 10 officers a year after ProPublica compiled 68 use-of-force videos.
Activists who are working to defund the police are also part of a collective struggle to end neoliberal capitalism.
The police-perpetrated killing of Winston Smith shows that the state has no interest in stopping its own violence.