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Protests

  1. crime
    L.A. Deputies Fatally Shot a Black Man During a Biking StopThe sheriff’s department says deputies opened fire on Dijon Kizzee after they saw him drop his gun.
  2. power
    Athletes Are Holding a Massive Strike to Protest Police BrutalityEverything we know about the historic, unprecedented sports strike taking place right now.
  3. the bigger picture
    On the Front Lines of the Portland ProtestsAs protesters face down Trump’s heavily armed “secret police,” photographer JD Barnes has been capturing the chaos.
  4. protests
    Austin Protester Fatally Shot at Black Lives Matter MarchGarrett Foster’s mother said her son was pushing his fiancée’s wheelchair as a car plowed through the intersection.
  5. write it
    Writing Historical Fiction As History Repeats ItselfLiving through the urgency of this moment, I’ve found that writing parts of my novel required something more of me.
  6. power
    What the Hell Is Happening in Portland?Witnesses say heavily armed police officers have been dragging protesters into unmarked vans.
  7. protests
    Why Is Vivienne Westwood in a Cage?It’s a lot more than a fashion statement.
  8. protests
    Gun-Toting St. Louis Couple Face Felony ChargesMark and Patricia McCloskey pulled firearms on peaceful protesters walking through their neighborhood last month.
  9. protests
    This Is How the NYPD Treated Black Lives Matter ProtestersOver 60 videos show officers punching, tackling, and beating Black Lives Matter protesters, often seemingly at random.
  10. power
    87 People Charged With Felonies After Breonna Taylor ProtestMeanwhile, the officers who killed her have yet to be charged with any crime.
  11. crime
    Protester Dies After Car Plows Into Peaceful Seattle MarchSummer Taylor, 24, died in the hospital on Saturday. Diaz Love, who was also hit, remains in critical condition.
  12. power
    Yes, Activists Are Serious About Defunding the PoliceA new bill, created by the Movement for Black Lives, calls for a “time-bound plan” to close all federal prisons and divest from policing.
  13. protests
    How to Support the Struggle Against Police BrutalityOrganizations to donate to, and other actions to take to help demand justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other victims of police violence.
  14. protests
    What’s Going on in CHOP, the Seattle Occupied Protest Zone?On July 1, police moved to clear out the occupied zone after Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan declared it an “unlawful assembly.”
  15. power
    The Protests Aren’t Stopping Anytime SoonOne month into the nationwide uprising against police brutality, protesters have taken over City Hall Park in Manhattan to make their demands heard.
  16. police brutality
    Cops in Riot Gear Stormed a Violin Vigil for Elijah McClainProtesters say police in Aurora, Colorado, dispersed a peaceful memorial for McClain using tear gas, pepper spray, and force.
  17. power
    Is It Dangerous to Post Pictures of Protesters’ Faces?As images from protests circulate online, some fear that individuals will become targets.
  18. portfolio
    Solidarity at SeaRockaway surfers unite for Black Lives Matter.
  19. art
    See Powerful Images of Black Protest ArtA virtual exhibit organized by the Whitney’s assistant curator.
  20. protests
    Study Finds ‘No Evidence’ That Protests Led to Coronavirus SpikesDespite warnings from public-health experts that the demonstrations could lead to an increase in transmission, early results look encouraging.
  21. black at...
    Black Teens Are Taking Their Fancy Private Schools to Task for RacismStudents and alumni are fed up, and are no longer holding back their pain.
  22. power
    6 Teens Organized a Protest. 10,000 People Showed Up.They spoke with the Cut about coming face-to-face with the riot police, educating their own parents, and being radicals (not Democrats.)
  23. power
    15,000 People Marched in Brooklyn for Black Trans Lives“This is what community looks like.”
  24. media
    ‘Am I Biased Because I’m Black?’Alexis Johnson, a reporter at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, says she was barred from protest coverage because her bosses felt her tweets showed “bias.”
  25. black lives matter
    Tinashe Went to 9 Protests Last WeekendThe singer-songwriter has found a new focus.
  26. protests
    Voguing Has Always Been a Form of ResistanceTalking to Gorgeous Karma Gucci, who went viral for dancing at a protest in Chicago.
  27. power
    The Exhilarating Possibility of ProtestThousands of people have mobilized almost overnight. Now, one of New York’s most notorious police-secrecy laws has been repealed.
  28. health
    Tear Gas Is a Chemical WeaponSo why aren’t police banned from using it during protests?
  29. babynames.com
    This Baby Name Website Would Like to Make a StatementBabyNames.com will be silent no more.
  30. power
    ‘It’s So Surreal Thinking About How All This Started on Lake Street’Young protestors in Minneapolis reflect on what it’s been like to help start a global uprising.
  31. protests
    ‘The Next Thing I Remember, I’m on the Ground.’City Council candidate Marti Gould Cummings on being arrested for protesting.
  32. police violence
    ‘Rubber Bullets’ Are Not RubberThey are palm-size and can result in death.
  33. the body politic
    ‘We’ve Seen Our City Set Ablaze’Ilhan Omar on the fight against structural racism and injustice, and how the Congressional Black Caucus can move us forward.
  34. money talks
    ‘The Bronx Is Not Going to Let This Bookstore Close’We can’t all be out here just for ourselves.
  35. hard pass
    I Don’t Need Your Check In TextsWhatever you think I might be feeling because of the news right now, it’s not new for me this week.
  36. pride
    Ways You Can Support the Black LGBTQ+ CommunityFor Pride Month and beyond.
  37. crime
    Minneapolis Police Sued Over Violent Protest TacticsTwo lawsuits allege that officers used excessive force against peaceful protesters and journalists.
  38. protests
    What to Do if You’re Exposed to Tear GasIn response to protests against police brutality, police have routinely employed tear gas. Here, doctors tell you what to do if you’re exposed.
  39. power
    How to Make Sure You’re Donating EffectivelySome bail funds have asked people to donate to smaller, less well-known orgs — and to be wary of scam accounts on Venmo.
  40. protests
    A Weekend of Widespread Police AggressionViral footage shows officers shooting rubber bullets and pepper-spraying protesters.
  41. protests
    Brooklyn’s Protest Amid a PandemicThousands of people came out to demand justice for George Floyd.
  42. power
    What’s More Deadly“I’m terrified of the coronavirus… But I had to choose which virus poses the biggest threat to my family, friends, and me. And that’s the police.”
  43. florida
    Protesters Inadvertently Prove They Can Work Out AnywhereDemonstrators in Florida demanded gyms be reopened by … doing squats on the sidewalk.
  44. coronavirus
    ‘We’re Tired of Being Treated as If We Are Expendable’Nurses on the front lines of battling coronavirus are rising up to demand basic protections.
  45. music
    If You’re Protesting, Janet May Wants to Sing by Your SideThe musician talks about bringing songs to political actions and how losing her father to Alzheimer’s inspired her forthcoming solo album.
  46. abortion rights
    How to Join the Nationwide Abortion-Ban Protest TodayOver 400 #StopTheBans protests are taking place today. Here’s how to join one.
  47. protests
    Over 1,000 People Have Been Arrested Protesting Climate Change in London“We will never stop fighting,” Swedish activist Greta Thunberg told demonstrators.
  48. activism
    Powerful Photos From the Youth Climate Protests Around the WorldStudents in more than 1,500 cities are protesting climate inaction.
  49. student protests
    Private School Students Lock Out Administrators in Protest Over Racist Video“The lockout is to try to shed light on the fact that students of color really aren’t being represented here at all.”
  50. international women's day
    See 120 Years of Women Protest Signs Around the WorldFrom Bangkok to Kyrgyzstan to New York.
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