Stories tagged: "Social Justice"

Washington Black Lives Matter activists raise their fists and cheer a colleague who is speaking to the Women's March on Oct. 17, 2020. Image via Shutterstock.
2020 Has Been a Disease- and Chaos-Filled Nightmare. These Organizers Say They’re Still Thankful.

Amid a crushing tide of obstacles, organizers and activists have continued working for a more equitable world. We asked them what they're grateful this year.

Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski; Graphic by Denzel Boyd/COURIER)
Milwaukee Cancels Early Voting at Miller Park and Fiserv Forum After Republican Threat

A GOP lawsuit and a conservative state Supreme Court could lead to ballots being challenged, thrown out.

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Trump Paints Picture of Chaos But Only 7% of Racial Justice Protests Were Violent, Report Finds

The report contradicts the message from the Trump campaign and much of the right-wing media, which has focused endlessly on the small percentage of violent conflicts.

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.

In this June 15, 2020, file photo, a giant "BLACK LIVES MATTER" sign is painted in orange on Fulton Street, Monday, June 15, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Today Is Juneteenth. Here Are 7 Things You Can Do to Fight for Racial Justice.

Five racial justice activists share what steps Americans can take to push for changes in policing and achieve true racial justice.

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How Elected Officials From Trump to City Mayors Have Stopped Police Reform

One of the driving forces behind the failure to overhaul policing has been government inaction across every level.

Police officers and protesters clash near CNN center, Friday, May 29, 2020 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
This Is How You Can Help Demand Justice for George Floyd and Others Like Him

If you can't attend a protest demanding justice for George Floyd but want to get involved, here are other ways to help support the movement.