On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: New Sandra Bland Footage Further Suggests Police Cover-Up

Bland’s sister Shante Needham said, “We know they have an extremely, extremely good cover-up system.”

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Lynching of Danye Jones

Police did not investigate but called his death a “suicide.” Read more »

Popaganda: Invisibility

Invisibility is the theme of Bitch magazine’s summer print issue. What are we not seeing in our films? Who are we not hearing from in our media? Despite having more technology than ever before to broadcast ourselves into the... Read more »

Backtalk: Accountability of PWR BTTM & Murder of Jordan Edwards

This week, Dahlia and Amy talk about what accountability looks like for two recent stories: the sexual assualt allegations against the queer punk band PWR BTTM and the murder of teenager Jordan Edwards at the hands of a police officer. They dig into what it looks like to be held responsible... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: A Protest is Not a Riot

The movements that have arisen recently to challenge racism and violence in our justice system have created not only discussion and outrage, but a cultural shift. Out of racism and violence and sexism has come creativity: songs, chants, art, policy ideas, creative ways to push back against power... Read more »

Meet the Classical Music Composer Whose Songs Address Black Lives Matter

Courtney Bryan’s activist orchestral songs respond to police brutality. Read more »

Beyond Incarceration: What Could Accountability Look Like in Police Killings?

It’s no surprise that police officers involved in the homicide of Freddie Gray are getting acquittals. We need to rethink what “justice” can look like. Read more »

Debunking Four Myths About Black Lives Matter

Franchesca Ramsey gives advice on responding to frustrating questions like, “So are you saying ONLY Black Lives Matter?” Read more »

Some of Us are Brave: 600 Seconds in the Life of a Black American Woman and a Cry for Our Allies

Black people are fed up. But privilege dictates that we will keep dying until white America is fed up, too.  Read more »

A Clockwork Trauma

Surviving as a Black and queer person in a culture built on violence. Read more »

If We Must Wear Ourselves Out, Let it Be Because We Build

After the violence last week, commit to building a different society.  Read more »

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Sister Soldiers: On Black Women, Police Brutality, and the True Meaning of Black Liberation

Unless you’re looking for their names, you won’t find the stories of all Black women shot and killed by police officers in the past five years in the discourse surrounding police reform. Read more »

Where My Girls At: Meet Two of Ferguson's Black Queer Activists

Amid national discussions of police brutality and systemic racism, Black women have been the loudest and most consistent voices demanding change. Read more »

Will Filming the Police Keep Us Safe?

There’s a cultural idea that having someone looking over our shoulder makes us behave better. From fake security cameras to Elf... Read more »