So, you’ve been horrified by the many murders that we’ve witnessed in the media. You wonder what you can do? Here are some events coming up this week that could help to plug you into the movement. The resurgence of the Movement for Black Lives and the 2016 elections: Which way forward in the movement for […] . . . → Read More: Movement for Black Lives Guiding Principles
Within the past few years there has been an increase in media coverage regarding unarmed Blacks being targeted and killed by police. It is important to keep track of and acknowledge the victims whose lives were wrongfully taken. This timeline provides a brief account of a few of the unarmed killings of Blacks that have happened in The United States since 2012. . . . → Read More: A Few Unarmed Blacks Killed in the U.S Since 2012
On New Year’s Eve, activists from the Black Lives Matter Coalition gathered in Chinatown to protest the killings of unarmed African Americans by the police. . . . → Read More: Black Lives Matter New Year’s Resolution
Mayor Bowser has a plan to address D.C.’s rise in crime. It involves more police and greater police powers. Your experience with the police may suggest that this might not be the best way to go. Let the mayor and the city council know how you feel about this issue. Tell your story on videotape […] . . . → Read More: Does the District Need More Police Or More Resources?
We don’t often post about national issues that don’t have a direct impact on District of Columbia residents, but this speech is too good to pass up. Senator Warren breaks down structural racism in a way that the Black Lives Matter Movement would like to hear from Bernie Sanders. As a progressive of color, I’m […] . . . → Read More: Senator Elizabeth Warren Gets to the Point