Black Lives Matter

Julia Conley, staff writer
The Supreme Court has "drained the life" from a law meant to ensure people can seek redress when their constitutional rights are violated by the police, the professors said.
Jon Queally, staff writer
Police officers in Buffalo, New York walk by the motionless body of 75-year-old Martin Gugino as he bleeds from his ear after being attack attacked by officers during a protest on June 5, 2020. (Photo: Screengrab/WBFO)
"If we want to change the culture of police violence against Black and Brown...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
"Elijah McClain and his family deserve justice."


This week marks 54 years since the assassination of Malcolm X, radical, orator, proud Muslim, evolving but abiding advocate and what Ossie Davis called "our own black shining prince," who rose from poverty to fight unwaveringly against racism until his death at 39. Rather than requesting civil rights, he demanded "God-given human rights" for people of color, declaring "our right on this earth to be a human being (in) this any means necessary."