Protests erupted in Charlotte after fatal police shooting, leaving 12 officers injured

After police shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott Tuesday afternoon, overnight protests began.

Karen Fratti | September 21, 2016 - 11:09 am

How To Donate To DeRay Mckesson And Other Black Lives Matter Protestors

Over the past week there have been over 312 arrests and the nationwide peaceful protests, so in order to provide another resource for potential assistance I’ve compiled some bail and

Bronwyn Isaac | July 11, 2016 - 1:18 pm

Oregon Militia Dude Says Black Lives Matter Treated More Fairly Than They Are

This weekend, as many as 150 armed militia members took hold of the Oregon Wildlife Refuge in order to protest the prison sentences of two ranchers found guilty of arson…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 6, 2016 - 9:00 am

Black Missouri Football Players On Strike Until School President Resigns

More than 30 football players at the University of Missouri have made the decision to boycott team activities (ie. participating in any of their football games) in protest of the…

Katrin Higher | November 8, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Cocks Not Glocks: University Of Texas Students Will Protest Campus Carry Law With Dildos

“You’re carrying a gun to class? Yeah well I’m carrying a HUGE DILDO.”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 12, 2015 - 9:30 am

State Of Emergency Declared As Ferguson Protestors Are Arrested & A Young Man Is Critically Shot On Anniversary Of Mike Brown’s Death

Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s killing by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO, and protesters across the country staged commemorative demonstrations emphasizing Black Lives Matter and calling…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 10, 2015 - 5:00 pm

The Media’s Obsession With “Mom Of The Year” Toya Graham Has Racist Undertones

As Mic notes about the inherent racism in all the attention, “The media loves Graham because she is acting how American culture stereotypically sees — and prefers — black women.”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 29, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Baltimore Sun Investigates More Than 100 Cases of Police Brutality Over The Last 3 Years

In the wake of Saturday’s impassioned protests in Baltimore over the unjust killing of Freddie Gray at the hands of the police, The Baltimore Sun has released an investigation into…

Katrin Higher | April 26, 2015 - 1:02 pm

On Police Retaliation And Obfuscation From St. Louis To Chicago

Most people don’t protest. Hell, even a lot of the people who want to protest don’t protest, and there are a lot of valid reasons for that. But if you…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 8, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Why Americans Riot: 10 Historical Examples Of Bad And Better Reasons To Riot

When riots broke out after citizens of Ferguson took to the streets to protest the murder of Mike Brown by a police officer, the media was littered with imagery and…

Tiffanie Drayton | October 20, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Check Out The Most Well-Dressed Protest Ever

Abercrombie & Fitch recently announced plans to open a children’s store on Savile Row, a London street known for high-end menswear and often referred  to as “the golden mile of…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 24, 2012 - 9:20 am

What Is Glitter Bombing?

Glitter bombing sounds like something Barbie might do to Ken if he took a wayward glance at Skipper. But that’s not quite it—it’s a new protest tactic being used on…

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 21, 2011 - 11:20 am
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