On October 24, 2015 we had a unique opportunity to take this movement to the next level by directly confronting an organization that is at the forefront of the criminalization and police killings of Black people in this country: the International Association of Chiefs of Police or IACP.
August 2015: A number of Chicago groups have come together in the wake of Dante Servin’s acquittal to organize a series of events during the month of August that will highlight...
Michael Brown was killed by Officer Darren Wilson on August 9, 2014. The youth-led protests in Ferguson continue to fuel a national movement against police brutality. The Fusion documentary Ferguson:...
By Jelani Cobb | October 15, 2014 ....The marchers intended to fill Ferguson’s jails as a gesture of solidarity and a statement of noncompliance with a police department that they deemed morally compromised. Addressing a rally the night before the demonstration, Cornel West, the writer and academic, remarked that he “did not come here to give speeches.” He came there, he said, to be arrested.