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 society...by any means necessary."
Black Lives Matter
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.
"If we want to change the culture of police violence against Black and Brown...
"Elijah McClain and his family deserve justice."
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)