The murder of Ahmaud Arbery exemplifies the racial, often violent barriers still remaining in the US. The 25-year-old Black man was out for a jog. But three white men thought he was a criminal.
Experts help explain the context around the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, and subsequent trial and convictions of Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael and William Bryan.
Spoiler alert: Stolen guns arm criminals, and limiting gun carrying outside the home reduces violent crime.
The lionization of Rittenhouse by the right proves that even skin colour is not enough to protect white people who support anti-racism movements.
Experts help explain the context around the murder trial and convictions of Greg McMichael, Travis McMichael and William Bryan.
In its decision, the Wisconsin jury believed Kyle Rittenhouse acted in self-defense – not recklessness, as prosecutors alleged – when he shot three people, two fatally.
Three men who pursued a black jogger who died of a shotgun wound in the confrontation claim they were trying to conduct a citizen’s arrest.
A set of efforts that registered 800,000 new voters since 2018 may have been the key to Georgia turning blue in a presidential election for the first time since 1992.
Big businesses often engage in social activism because they want to sway public policy outcomes. They’re not exclusively trying to appeal to liberal customers.
Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser ordered ‘BLACK LIVES MATTER’ to be painted on a street near the White House. The act would have been considered vandalism had it not been done by city workers.
Sweeping changes were possible in the past because black leaders were willing to risk their lives and call out problems before they became crises.
Through exhaustion at racial injustice, Black Lives Matter protesters can glimpse a better future.
Police killings of black men gain widespread attention, but black men’s life-and-death issues are ignored on a daily basis, a physician who studies health gaps explains.
Laws enabling citizens to apprehend suspects, which date back to medieval England, were historically used in the US to suppress slave revolts.
The US has a centuries-old tradition of killing black people without repercussion – and of publicly viewing the violence. Spreading those images can disrespect the dead and traumatize viewers.