Black Lives Matter

Julia Conley, staff writer
"Consider that Shaver might well be alive if only the Mesa police department had long ago adopted reforms of the sort that Black Lives Matter suggests."
Common Dreams staff
Video by passerby showed officer shooting black man in the back and then...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
protests in dc
Chanting "hey hey, ho ho, racist Trump has got to go!" protesters in D.C...


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.