Black Lives Matter

Jon Queally, staff writer
"What an embarrassing, shabby, low rent period of history this is."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Rather than focusing on the real threat of white nationalists and Neo-Nazis,...
Common Dreams staff
"When high profile people choose to take a stand for human rights, it emboldens...


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.