In 1967, the arrest and beating of an African-American taxi driver by a white cop sparked a riot that killed 26 people, caused millions in damage and led to a mass exodus from the beleaguered city of Newark.
Gary Govanus never officially met the Champ, but his encounters from afar left an impression on him.
Today, the police are the street enforcers for the corporate dictatorship. We need a society where the people, not the corporations, are in charge.
A thousand scattered voices, politically and ideologically separated, mean nothing. We must confront each and every attack on what liberty we have left.
The fact of the matter is simple. Stereotypes and labels are not innocuous. They are far from harmless. Not as long as they have the power to color perceptions, invoke slurs, incite brutality and compromise one’s safety.
Are riots exactly what the mainstream media wants?
As a black man and father, Doyin Richards urges people to think critically before discussing the unrest in Ferguson and other hot-button topics.
The Waco biker gangs aren’t just murderers — they’re ‘thugs.’ Why won’t the media call them that?
With hundreds of drunk, angry people looking for excitement, all it takes is a catalyst — in this case, a flying beer bottle — to incite a riot.
A young group of former gang members shed light on a different side of the Baltimore riots.
Is Violence In America the Result of the Death Within Us?
Patrick DeCarlo examines the rationale behind stopping traffic, blocking bridges, and ruining your commute.
Dr. Darron T Smith explains that four hundred years of violence and oppression cannot be assuaged by a few public appeals.
Kenneth Patricio sees #Ferguson as a microcosm of the struggles of a larger world.
America’s oldest hate group threatens Ferguson protesters and no one from the Government says anything.
Sarafina Bianco grew up and still lives just down the road from Ferguson, so the roots of racism and anger—and the need for healing—hit close to home.