Body cameras are important, but shouldn’t precede a federal mandate of minimum consequences for police officers who, without cause, murder citizens.
A Chicago author who tried several times to kill himself explains why Sandra Bland didn’t commit suicide. — by Richard Taylor When I first heard the news about the arrest and alleged suicide of Ms. Sandra Bland, I thought to myself: “Not again; not another hashtag; not another black life that didn’t seem to matter […]
Given the recent mass shootings committed by White people, why isn’t there a visible, grassroots effort by the White community to mitigate it?
Historically the federal government has been the resource African-Americans could appeal to when rights were being violated and now, more than ever, their assistance is needed to put an end to a dehumanizing trend of racial profiling and police misconduct.
The culture of corruption that enabled a Trooper to lie about Sandra Bland’s arrest needs to be put to rest.
During her interaction with a Texas Trooper, Sandra Bland asserted dignity like her White counterparts have done.
Hate groups like the Ku Klux Klan have no place in a nation where the majority wants to heal racial wounds.
No candidate is safe from interruption, suggests an activist who’s determined to make police and criminal justice reform the anchor of the 2016 presidential race.
Be mindful of demands to politicians and always seek scholars when venturing into major policy changes.
Ida B. Wells was among the first to promote #BlackLivesMatter, though the hashtag didn’t exist when she was alive.
Since the arrest of Sandra Bland began with brutality and follows a distributing trend, police don’t deserve the benefit of the doubt.
President Obama’s criminal justice reform initiatives are evidence based, and so is the fact that roles trump race in the courtroom.
Spending more dollars on exploring solar-systems than school systems is cause for critique, not celebration.