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Breonna Taylor

'Property More Valuable Than Human Life': No Charges Against Officers for Killing Breonna Taylor

"Did I hear that correctly? Only one officer is being held remotely accountable, and it's not for killing Breonna Taylor but instead for shooting apartments?"

Kenny Stancil ·

'We Must Not Lose Focus': Louisville To Pay $12 Million to Family of Breonna Taylor, But Officers Not Yet Charged

The city has vowed to implement police reforms, but Taylor's mother demanded officials "move forward with the criminal charges because she deserves that and much more."

Kenny Stancil ·

'Get Your Knee Off Our Necks': On 57th Anniversary of Historic Civil Rights Rally, Tens of Thousands March on Washington

"We've been here before, but this time we know that it is necessary to redefine public safety in order to save black lives."

Julia Conley ·

'Strike Is Our Tactic. Solidarity Is Our Power': NBA, WNBA Players Ignite Work Stoppage to Protest Police Violence

"Despite the overwhelming plea for change, there has been no action, so our focus today cannot be on basketball," said the Milwaukee Bucks.

Julia Conley ·

'Money Changes Everything': Corporate Sponsors Finally Join Native American Call for Washington Redskins Name Change

Investor coalition worth $620 billion pushed FedEx, Pepsi, and Nike to change stance, prompting team owner to announce a review of the name.

Julia Conley ·

Markey Bill, Backed by Sanders and Warren, Moves to Abolish Qualified Immunity for Cops 'Once-and-for-All'

"If we want to change the culture of police violence against Black and Brown Americans," Markey explained, "then we need to start holding accountable the officers who abuse their positions of trust and responsibility in our communities."

Jon Queally ·

'A Very Strong Run,' But Booker Falls Short to Establishment-Backed McGrath in Kentucky Primary

"McGrath's campaign collapsed just a bit too late for Booker."

Eoin Higgins ·

The DEA’s Most Recent Abuse of Power Should Renew Calls for Divestment

A critical look at the DEA is long overdue. The agency has existed for more than forty-five years but little attention has been given to the role it has played in fueling racial disparities, mass criminalization, the surveillance state, and other drug war harms.

Maritza Perez ·

'A Strong Step Forward': Following House Passage, Civil Rights Advocates Urge Senate to Pass Democrats' Justice in Policing Act

The bill passed in the House Thursday night, with three Republicans joining the Democrats to support the legislation.

Julia Conley ·

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