Black Lives Matter

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
As Facebook comes under fire for its alleged censorship and tracking of activists and protesters, a coalition of more than 70 groups and individuals has demanded the social media behemoth "clarify its policy on removing video and other content, especially human rights documentation, at the request of government actors." A letter (pdf)—whose...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has replaced the New York team...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
More than 2,000 Seattle educators donned Black Lives Matter t-shirts "with the intent of showing solidarity, promoting anti-racist practices in our schools, and creating dialogue in our schools and communities." (Photo: Jesse Hagopian/Twitter)
In an unprecedented display of unity in the face of continued institutional...

Further

In a stunning if alas unsurprising indictment of American "justice" - one suggested alternate headline: "Water Is Wet" - a new leaked report has found that racist cops in Dothan, Ala. and a complicit D.A. have been planting drugs and guns for years on black suspects, hundreds of whom remain jailed on false charges. Silver Lining Dept: The reveal came from whistle-blowing fellow-cops who "hope the mood of the country is one that demands action," and long overdue justice.