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NYPD Must #FirePantaleo Now, Eric Garner's Family Says After DOJ Announces It Will Not Prosecute Officer Accused of Using Chokehold

"The Justice Department's decision not to prosecute Daniel Pantaleo sends a dangerous message to law enforcement that they can kill with impunity."

Julia Conley ·


Bill de Blasio Can't Run for President as a Progressive If He Doesn't Fire Daniel Pantaleo

This level of moral cowardice is disqualifying for a would-be president

Carmen Perez ·


Calling Out 'Crisis of Leadership' Under Trump, Ex-Obama HUD Chief Julián Castro Enters 2020 Presidential Race

Former San Antonio mayor announces campaign while vowing to recommit US to the Paris agreement and championing Medicare for All

Jessica Corbett ·


On Being Breathless in the Age of Trump

“I can’t breathe” is the perfect t-shirt or gimme cap retort to MAGA, the last gasp of a nation striving to regain its integrity in the face of a president and a party that has none

James McEnteer ·


The Ongoing Kaepernick Controversy Shows Much of White America Is Still in 'Slave Patrol' Mode

There’s a long history of whites trashing blacks when they protest the systems whites have put in place to keep them down

Thom Hartmann ·


4 Years After Eric Garner’s Death, We’re Still Waiting for Justice

Yesterday, the city announced that, after waiting more than three years for a federal investigation into Garner’s killing to conclude, it will move forward with its own inquiry into Garner’s death

Johanna Miller ·


Facebook is Censoring Your Favorite Bloggers

Facebook has employed a new algorithm to determine exactly what you’re allowed to see on your news feed.

Steven Singer ·


"All I'm Trying To Do Is Go Home": Stopped for Jaywalking, Bodycam Footage Shows Police Harass, Choke, and Beat Black Man

"What happened in these recordings is unacceptable and does not meet the standards of the Asheville Police Department, the values of the City of Asheville, or the expectations of Asheville residents," the city of Asheville said in a statement.

Jake Johnson ·


2018: The Year We Must Strive to Become Very Stable Geniuses

On seeking new (and very old) habits for a new year

Rebecca Gordon ·


The Fallout of Police Violence Is Killing Black Women Like Erica Garner

If the world is to truly begin to take steps to preserve black women’s lives, then we must take this into account in our discussions.

Christen A. Smith ·

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