Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Five months into a pro-democracy protest movement in Hong Kong, some of the most violent clashes so far took place this past weekend, as riot police...
A local law enforcement official from Indianapolis was fired from his job recently after footage went viral showing him stopping a pair of black patrons outside a local store for looking “suspicious.” In footage captured by Aaron Joseph, who was shopping...
It’s hard for me to imagine what it is like to not know who Dorothy Height was. She was a household name in my family. Not just because in 1957 Height was elected the fourth national president of the...
Another week and another mass shooting in America. This latest shooting, at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California, not far from Los Angeles, was especially jarring for me...
A California brewery is facing backlash after it announced its new ‘F--- PG&E’ ale targeting Pacific Gas and Electric Co. for its role in the creation and spread of wildfires throughout the state.Days after announcing its new release on Facebook and...
Police in Washington, D.C. surrounded the home of Code Pink activist Medea Benjamin and attempted to arrest her for “assaulting” Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. But police did not have a warrant and apparently were uncertain whether an...
Every spring in high school, when it came time to enroll in courses for the upcoming school year, I self-selected to take as many honors and AP classes that I could. And every fall...
Nothing animates the Hong Kongers I’ve been talking with as much as that final demand. Yesterday, the police shot one protester in the stomach at point-blank range, and another police officer drove into the protesters...
The San Francisco transit system apologized Monday to the black rider detained by police for eating a breakfast sandwich on the platform, The Associated Press reported.Officials at the San Francisco Bay Area commuter train system (BART) said an...
In Decade of Fire, an Independent Lens release that premiered November 4 on PBS, we follow Bronx resident Vivian Vázquez Irizarry as she sets out in search of the truth about why her neighborhood...

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