The Importance of Marilyn Mosby

Fear flooded me when my boyfriend, a 24-year-old, college-educated fella with bold freckles and an endearing spirit, told me he was planning to install upgrades on his car.  Read more »

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

A participant in a Millenial Activists United protest on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Photo by Aaron Banks. Amid national discussions of police brutality and systemic racism, ... 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 ... Read more »

Filming the History of Police Brutality in One City

A 1985 Portland protest seen in new film Arresting Power has the same message as protests today.  While millions of Americans have recently turned out in the streets to protest racial bias in policing, some activists have been busily documenting those protests.... 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 »

My Freedom Ride Started in Ferguson. I Didn't Expect Where it Would End.

A protest in solidarity with Ferguson activists in August. Photo by Light Brigading via Creative Commons. Growing up as a black kid in a near-completely white Virginia suburb, I was... Read more »

Remembering the Black Women Killed By Police

We're outraged by the killing of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was shot six times by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.  Read more »

Who Thinks Race Isn't a Big Deal in Ferguson?

A child takes a break during an anti-police brutality protest this week in Milwaukee. Photo by Light Brigading. The short answer: Mostly white people.  Read more »

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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 »

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

A new Black liberation movement is in the process of formation, spurred by collective outrage. Read more »

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

A participant in a Millenial Activists United protest on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Photo by Aaron Banks. Amid national discussions... Read more »