Black Lives Matter

Julia Conley, staff writer
"Rather than focusing on the real threat of white nationalists and Neo-Nazis, the government has demonized and criminalized Black activists protesting injustice."
Common Dreams staff
"When high profile people choose to take a stand for human rights, it emboldens...
Julia Conley, staff writer
Nearly 20 percent of those who have attended a demonstration since Trump's...


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.