Populism has been unleashed. We’re beyond the stop-gap measures of small-step reform or pragmatic centrist liberalism. What’s next? We’re about to find out.
Police brutality disproportionately affects Black communities and can cause numerous adverse effects, including depression, anxiety and trauma.
In the face of violent crime, both real and imagined, too many U.S. police forces adhere to racist philosophies about rooting out ‘internal enemies’ as they did hundreds of years ago.
The death of a Black motorist after a beating by five Black Memphis police officers has triggered national outrage over police brutality and systemic racism with the U.S. criminal justice system.
In the age of the Black Lives Matter movement, Basquiat’s work is more relevant than ever. It highlights racial inequality and violence against racialized people.
New research shows police budgets have continued to increase in all major Canadian cities in the aftermath of the defund the police movement.
The classic Marvel comic book anti-hero is known for ultra-violence and vigilante justice: why is he so appealing to law enforcement?
Black Twitter is often the preferred forum for candid and authentic Black-centered discussions on police brutality. Without it, holding police accountable may become even more difficult.
The comic offers important ways of criticising those in power. Trevor Noah is superb at it.
Reaction to criticism of the monarchy shows that universities need to do much more to support racialized faculty and staff.
Digital activists are targeted for their work on intersectional issues. But they have developed strategies to deal with online and offline hate.
New research on police departments across the country reveals a significant link between the use of fatal force and college education – the more educated are less likely to use it.
A new book about George Floyd, the grandson of sharecroppers, murdered by a police officer in 2020, is a moving work of reportage and activism.
Belgium wants to frame its relationship with Congo, Rwanda and Burundi as one looking into the future – but the past weighs heavily.
In today’s episode, we look at how sound and noise are used as tactics of protest and how practitioners are using environmental soundscapes to protest against racism and police brutality.
Strip searching is a police practice that evokes racial and sexual trauma, and it’s also ineffective. It’s finally time to talk about ending this oppressive police practice.
Has the defund the police movement had an impact in Canada? It depends on how you define success.
Tan France, of Queer Eye fame, delves into the skin-shade prejudice he experienced as a child in England and the colonial history at its roots.
The large budgets allotted for urban policing must be reconsidered so that communities can explore safer alternatives.
The Black Lives Matter movement is having a lasting impact on the racial reckoning in the US that was triggered after the murder of George Floyd by a white police officer in 2020.