Stories tagged: "Movement for Black Lives"

image of pro-Trump rallies and Black Lives Matter protests
I Was Deeply Embedded in the Pro-Trump Rallies. Journalists Like Me Saw This Coming.

On Jan. 6, we saw white privilege and white supremacy in action, but the biases that fueled the terrorism on the Capitol have been growing over the course of 2020.

Black Lives Matter activists Lamont Lilly and Marc Hill and Maurice Mitchell
Heroes of 2020: Black Activists on the Protests That Were and the Work That’s Still to Be Done in 2021

Black activists organized for racial justice for years, but the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor by police pushed a large, diverse swath of protesters to support them.

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.