Black Lives Matter

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Black Lives Matter protesters in Revere, Massachusetts march in support of Black Lives on June 9, 2020 following the killing by police or racist white men of unarmed Black people George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. (Erin Clark/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
"It's one step closer to justice," Arbery's mother said of the new federal indictments for the three men accused of murdering her son in Georgia last year.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
 Demonstrators hold signs during a protest march on April 24, 2021 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Protestors called for the release of body camera footage from the shooting death of Andrew Brown Jr. on April 21. (Photo: Sean Rayford/Getty Images)
"They waited 120 hours to get 20 seconds," said Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II...
Common Dreams staff
People react after the verdict was read in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin on April 20, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
"This verdict is not a substitute for policy change."

Further

Having giddily praised the "fantastic job" by federal goons in Portland tear-gassing moms, medics, reporters and stubbornly peaceful protesters, TrumPinochet is now making the "decidedly fascist" threat to invade other American cities to protect them from "violent anarchists" painting on the sidewalks - though social media shows endless video of rabid, rioting police. "This is how it starts," intones the newest Lincoln Project ad. A few days ago, it seemed over the top. Now it's not.