The plaza in front of the Supreme Court is NOT a free speech zone.
The Hudson Valley Black Lives Matter Coalition and Samuel Harrell’s family and friends gathered in Hulme Park to call for justice for Mr. Harrell, a Black prisoner diagnosed with bipolar disorder who was killed by corrections officers at the Fishkill Correctional Facility.
George Orwell was celebrated by a group of Dutch artists recently who placed vivid party hats of scores of surveillance cameras in the city of Utrecht. The Dutch artist duo Front404 staged the stunt in in one of the Netherlands’s largest cities to celebrate George Orwell’s 110th birthday last June. It may seem frivolous, but at a time […]
The Today Show on Friday, August 15th featured a Black musical ensemble led by songstress Janelle Monáe, including a live broadcast of a song about police brutality and the murders of Black people. According to reporter Nathan Tempe on the Gothamnist website, the “Black Lives Matter protest song,” is titled “Hell You Talmbout,” in which Monáe and her ensemble […]
In Tampa, Florida it appears that if you are a Black person riding a bicycle you are the target of a campaign by police to issue tickets for minor traffic violations. According to Michael S. Butler, a radio reporter for National Public Radio’s member station WUSF: Records show, in the past three years, Tampa police […]
In a shocking report the Guardian newspaper of London has revealed that Chicago police have detained thousands of Black Americans at what amounts to an off-the-books interrogation facility. The Homan Square facility is “where detainees are still held for minor crimes with little access to the outside world, despite police denials that site is an anomaly. The Chicago […]
The demonstration at Mall of America in Minnesota led to numerous arrests, but some charges have now been drooped according to Minnesota Public Radio. According to a story by reporter Curtis Gilbert, there was never a clear order to leave given to the demonstrators before their arrest, therefore the charges of “trespassing” have been dropped. […]