Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Order is "a clear indication that [Sessions'] Department of Justice is moving toward abandoning its obligations to uphold federal civil rights laws through consent decrees"
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
In marketing materials, surveillance developer Geofeedia called unions and...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Mike Brown's brutal and unnecessary death prompted fierce community protests and national outrage from a community that had long been the victim of systemic discrimination and abuse by the U.S. criminal justice system. (Image via The Advancement Project)
"Mike Brown is a martyr," writes columnist Shaun King. "His death, and the...


Rage simmers on in Ferguson even as a judge turned down an ACLU move to block repressive police actions there. Still, many are speaking up and calling out what Kareem Abdul-Jabbar calls the "systemic racism (and) class warfare" against America's 50 million poor - with moves for new laws, less hardware, fundraising - without which "we will be gathering over and over again beside the dead bodies of our murdered children, parents, and neighbors."