In June of 1992, the Rodney King riots had just rocked Los Angeles and the United States faced deep racial animus. Meanwhile, Michael Jordan was just beginning to reach the height of his basketball.. Mashable
Most Americans are unhappy with their country. Many voters aren’t too happy with the GOP.. And backers of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump aren’t likely to their minds. This is HuffPollster for.. Huffington Post
Ever since police officers killed Alton Sterling and Philando Castile on two separate occasions in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Minnesota, tensions between law enforcement officers and the black.. Source: KLAS Las Vegas, NV -
A live, online video shot of a man dying has brought a new wave of social justice concerns shared through social media. The video was posted by a Minnesota woman from inside the car where her boyfriend.. Source: Wochit News -
Footage posted online of a dying man brought a shocking new immediacy Thursday to the issue that triggered the birth of the Black Lives Matter movement. The footage was posted by a Minnesota woman from.. Source: Wochit News -
Although more American voters see racial discrimination as a major problem than they did a little over a year ago, voters are divided as to whether or not the Black Lives Matter movement has made.. Huffington Post
There is a headline in the New York Times this morning reading, "Anguish Deepens for Police: 'We've Seen Nothing Like This," and indeed none of us have. But *what is surprising is not that we are.. Huffington Post
Trevor Noah, comedian and host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” defended President Barack Obama this week against people who blame him for the recent Dallas shooting that left five police.. Huffington Post
While our country is bracing for possible conflict at the RNC convention in Cleveland next week, we at Purple America are planning for civility. Welcome to the Purple Tent, the civility destination at.. Huffington Post
It's been two years since the shooting and subsequent riots in Ferguson. One year after that event, I wrote about having the dubious honor of witnessing three generations of protests related to race,.. Huffington Post
Negative views about race relations in the United States are now at a level not seen since the 1992 riots in Los Angeles following the Rodney King verdict, a new CBS News/New York Times poll taken.. Newsmax
Some traditional swing states aren’t looking very swingy, but others could be close. Americans are already tired of this election. And views of race relations are at their worst point since Obama.. Huffington Post
Black lives matter. Saying it out loud is obvious. And important.
Agreeing that Black lives matter does not make one anti-police -- it simply acknowledges that we understand there is a white.. Huffington Post
This article was originally published in The American Prospect on July 30, 2015, and has been updated in light of recent events.
A string of highly publicized police murders of black citizens in.. The American Prospect
Preston Gilstrap, 64, was a Dallas police officer for over 41 years before he retired in 2013. Earlier this week, he saw the two brutal videos of police officers killing black men ― Philando.. Huffington Post
It's no longer "Enough is enough!" It's "Too much is too much."The horrors of the past few days in Baton Rouge, Minnesota, and Dallas ring across America like the "fire bell in the night" that Thomas.. Huffington Post
The police accountability, or cop-watching, movement includes activists who go out on regular patrols to videotape arrests. (Provided by Mary Angela Bock)
By Mary Angela Bock, University of Texas at.. Huffington Post
The idea of Daniel Craig and Halle Berry starring together in a movie should be exciting, but a recently-announced project starring the pair has some people questioning why the movie is happening at.. Huffington Post
Behind the "right to bear arms" lies concealed the right to make money. You know, a lot of it.
The right to . . .
I pause here, torn apart by the political sacredness of these words. We have the.. Huffington Post