protests

One of the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the shooting death of Jamar Clark was sued just 10 days prior to the incident for excessive force in a separate case.

Throughout the night, Minneapolis police claimed, via Twitter, that chemical irritant was dispersed by protesters as they attempted to take down the tarp that separated police from demonstrators. Those on the ground, however, denied the claim, posting photographs and videos of police unleashing the irritant on the crowds.

A local NAACP chapter has announced plans to open up a discrimination hotline for Black students at the University of Missouri.

Occupy Wall Street protesters claim that New York Police Department officers violated their constitutional rights.

Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson is taking his powerful message to the Ivy League this fall. Yale Divinity School announced this weekend that he will…

On Wednesday, hearings will begin to determine if the case against the six officers in the Freddie Gray case should be dismissed.

The fatal police shooting of a Black teenager in St. Louis Wednesday sparked more protests in a city already plagued with racial tension

Janelle Monae found a way to bounce back this week, after she was reportedly cut off for speaking about police brutality during her TODAY Show…

More "weapons searches". How many more? #WattsRiots50 pic.twitter.com/Qe3C89HnR8 — Watts Riots 50 (@WattsRiots50) August 16, 2015 In an age when social media activism has spurred…