Tag Archives: black lives matter
“We miss you Mr. Phil.”
“It is impossible to understand, or even fully appreciate, how black women have shaped national and global politics today without knowing the larger history.” Roberto Sirvent, BAR Book Forum Editor Black Agenda Report May 23, 2018 Keisha Blain In this series, we ask acclaimed authors to answer five questions about their book. Today’s featured author […]
Stop Militarizing Police, End Police Killing of Youth of Color and “You Have to Be Taught Before It’s Too Late”
“You’ve Got to Be Carefully Taught” ***
The people should not be regarded as enemies and do not need the overkill of military tactics applied.
War and the Environment | No War 2017: David Swanson, Jill Stein, Tim DeChristopher, Conference Opening (Video)
First in a series of videos that Rise Up Times is posting from the No War 2017: War and the Environment Just following the International Day of Peace, and in the tradition of No War 2016: Real Security Without Terrorism, and the best speech any U.S. president ever gave, this year’s conference focused on activism, including activist […]
Police seem to think they have the right to mistreat, brutalize and even kill the very people they are meant to serve. But with every life taken, law enforcement is exposed bit by bit for being the source of violence rather than its remedy.
Is anybody paying attention?
For every incident Stinchfield cited to make the case that the left is violent, there are examples of the right being just as violent, if not more so.
DN! “Philando Can Be Any of Us”: Black Lives Matter Protests Acquittal of Officer in Minnesota Killing
When the justice system does not work. Police accountability.
Our failure to defend those who are demonized and persecuted leaves us all demonized and persecuted. Our failure to demand justice for everyone leaves us all without justice. Our failure to halt the crushing of popular movements that stand unequivocally with the oppressed leaves us all oppressed. Our failure to protect our democracy leaves us without a democracy. (Includes interview with Mumia Abu-Jamal.)
“White Silence Equals Violence”
What mechanisms will remain for the activists to activate?
The footage shows Mr. Brown entering the store, Ferguson Market and Liquor, shortly after 1 a.m. on the day he died.
Jordan Kushner: “These are reactionary voices who are out to quash dissent, all directed at Black Lives Matter–-right-wing legislators who are catering to the prejudices of their base.”
Although found guilty, I’ll still act in accordance with my belief that we didn’t act criminally.