Are police conducting a thorough investigation?
After the 2014 killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, thousands took to the street in protest of racially biased…
Not only has nothing changed between Philando Castile’s death in Falcon Heights and Mike Brown’s death in Ferguson, but in some ways, nothing’s changed between these deaths and lynchings.
Dani Tarver performs a powerful piece about the injustice young black men face growing up in America.
Youth Radio teens and teachers sat down together to come up with a lesson plan for how educators can facilitate a productive conversation about race, police and violence, grounded in a collection of stories created by Youth Radio’s reporters and commentators.
Every 28 hours a police officer kills an unarmed black man in this country. I fear that one day it could be my dad, my brothers, or my cousins who comes in contact with the wrong police officer.
In the aftermath of the Eric Garner and Michael Brown grand jury decisions, demonstrations have spread nationwide. For the past three nights, thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Berkeley, California.
Sergeant Keith Gums, a retired 23-year veteran of the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office. Gums has trained fellow officers in the tactics of modern policing. As a general practice, Gums says he tries not to comment on other police officers’ conduct. But shortly after Michael Brown was killed in August of this year in Ferguson, Missouri, Gums walked us through the uses of force in the deaths of both Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
Last week, during widespread protests of the grand jury decision in St. Louis, one phrase showed up on protest signs all over the country, and got lots of play on social media: Black Lives Matter.