By Richard Wembe Johnson, Folsom Prison Charging six Baltimore Police Officers with a range of criminal offenses from homicide to criminal negligence doesn’t equate to justice, not even the appearance of it. <
At Columbia University today, Hillary Clinton called for the end of the “era of mass incarceration.” During remarks at the 18th Annual David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum, Clinton outlined the criminal justice [...]
A coalition of community leaders and advocates of the Citizens’ Police Review Board (CPRB) are pushing for the City Council to move forward on consolidating all walk-in citizen complaints against police to go through the [...]
By Paul Cobb, Religion Editor As Baltimore was burning from the conflagration ignited from the news of Freddie Gray’s death after being injured while in police custody, many women and men clergy members were [...]
By Cat Brooks, Onyx Organizing Committee Violence against Black women is as old as chattel slavery and as common as hate. White men (and women) have always treated us like animals – exploitable labor [...]
By Brian Hofer and JP Massar Surveillance of oppressed groups and so-called undesirables has been a tenet of America’s heritage. Slave patrols and infiltration made sure the least hint of a rebellion was quickly repressed.
In wake of the recent killings of Eric Harris in Oklahoma and Walter Scott in South Carolina, both unarmed Black men killed by police officers, a group of community leaders, clergy, and activists are calling [...]
Over 100 people joined a roving protest this week to demand that Emeryville businesses release video footage related to the police shooting of Yuvette Henderson. The protest on April 12 began with a vigil [...]