The recent passage of historic reparations legislation in Chicago means black people who have experienced racial violence at the hands of the police can be granted reparations.
The growing militarization of law enforcement agencies, fueled by the “use of force” industry, has anti-police violence groups protesting and arguing that governments should prioritize human needs over militarization and violence.
Storytelling can help address police violence by enabling victims to articulate their personal experiences and reveal unjust policing practices. As well, articulated personal experiences of police brutality can help policing agencies to develop better systems of accountability.
After vow to avenge the RCMP’s deadly Dawson Creek shooting, Anonymous is claiming responsibility for downing the Canadian police force’s website Sunday.
Protesters hit the streets to protest the Quebec provincial government’s austerity policies. The police unleashed tear gas, sound bombs and rubber bullets, hitting some of the protesters in the face.
“An eye for an eye is not our vision of justice,” says #BlackLivesMatter in response to last week’s execution-style killing of two NYPD officers.
Ferguson protesters respond to the grand jury’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.
Hundreds of activists are expected at the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa this evening for a vigil for slain African American teenager Michael Brown.