Social Justice


In this June 20, 2020, file photo, demonstrators march near the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
The Movement for Black Lives Wants to Radically Reimagine Policing. Here’s How.

Nearly 7 in 10 Americans say the criminal justice system needs major changes. The Movement for Black Lives bill is hoping to capitalize on that surge of support.

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Lawsuit: Breonna Taylor’s Death Was the Result of a Louisville Gentrification Plan

A multi-million-dollar gentrification plan was a factor in Breonna Taylor’s death, lawyers for her family said in an amended complaint filed on Sunday.

A scene from a protest in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis on May 25 2020. Image via Shutterstock
Research Shows the Mass Protests Did Not Lead to More COVID-19 Infections. This Is Why.

Protest organizers in Philadelphia have championed social distancing, wearing face masks, and more to stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

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The News Media Whitewashed Police Brutality for Decades. Here’s Why We Believed Them.

Reporters have often blindly parroted law enforcement’s version of events, marginalized Black and Brown voices, focused on violence rather than protesters’ demands, and used irresponsible language when covering police brutality.

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One Year Ago, Police Killed ‘Stoney’ Chiefstick at a Fourth of July Celebration. This Is His Story.

Community members in Poulsbo, Washington, will honor the life of Stonechild “Stoney” Chiefstick, a Native American man who was killed by police in 2019.

Widespread protests after George Floyd's death did not contribute to any noticeable increase in coronavirus infections, officials say. (Photo for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin)
New Report: Black Lives Matter Protests Did Not Increase Coronavirus Infections

The Black Lives Matters protests that swept the nation in June do not appear to have sparked notable increases in coronavirus cases as was initially feared.

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Colorado Is Reopening Investigation Into Horrifying Police Killing of Elijah McClain. Here’s What We Know.

In the video, Elijah McClain can be seen sobbing as he repeatedly tells officers, “I’m just different.” Samara McClain said her brother was a massage therapist who planned to go to college.