police brutality

Freelance journalist Brandon Smith explains the story behind the release of the Laquan Mcdonald murder video. The erased Burger King video and was there a systemic Police coverup. Why the Mcdonald killing is emblematic of Police killings of African Americans across Chicago. Will the other officers on the scene be criminally investigated? Micah Uetricht an […]
Video footage reveals the completely unjustified arrest of Sandra Bland. What the death of Sandra Bland tells us about the systemic racism and abuse that African Americans face. On The Fun Half: Donald Trump makes political sense and reveals Lindsey Graham’s cellphone number to the world. Donald Trump’s China strategy is amazing. What Black Lives […]
Princeton Professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor highlights the distinctions between Ferguson and Baltimore. The Black political establishment in Baltimore and the class tension inside African American politics. How class is always obscured in American culture. The language of the “culture of poverty” and the lost reality of institutional racism. President Obama and the politics of respectability. How […]
Cliff Schecter breaks down the vital importance of the charges filed against Baltimore police for the murder of Freddie Grey. The “rough ride” and the culture of police abuse in Baltimore. What Martin O’Malley has to answer for from his record as Mayor Baltimore. The drug war and the destruction of America. Addressing the crisis […]
The death toll continues to climb in Nepal after that countries massive earthquake. Baltimore calms for the moment and Hillary Clinton speaks out on mass incarceration and Rand Paul blames bad parenting for the crisis in Baltimore. SiriusXM host Mike Signorile author of the new book  It’s Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, Defeating Homophobia, and Winning […]
What the riots in Baltimore tell us. Why Police brutality is the underlying story. The culture of Police abuse in Baltimore. The stupidity of the “moral” question and how the Police beat Freddie Grey. Baltimore gang members explain what they are trying to do at the Baltimore protests and why they are trying to prevent […]
Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains the systemic and grotesque racism of the Ferguson Police Department. What is a “manner of walking” arrest? How many Ferguson’s across the country are there? Unequal justice in the United States. The Ferguson PD criminal racket. The Republicans cave on Department of Homeland Security funding. The Democrats finally showing spine? […]
The Nation Institutes, Dani McClain reacts to the shocking decision of the New York City Grand Jury decision not to indict the killer of Eric Garner. Why the most important variable is what comes next for the movement against police violence against black youth. Is there an opportunity for a revolutionary moment now? W.E.B. Dubois […]
The terror of being a black male in America, protesters rally at the Macy’s Day Parade, local news covers the protest in the most stupid way possible, the Obama Cabinet meets on Ferguson, Saint Louis Rams players go out on the field with the “hands up don’t shoot” gesture, Cops complain. We ask what part […]
Demos Senior Policy analyst Catherine Reutschlin explains how markets the libertarian myth of a color blind free market, how markets can perpetuate racism, private prisons, why the “sharing” economy is not color blind and how race and inequality cannot be separated. D. Brian Burghart, editor of the Reno News & Reviews, explains the Fatal Encounters […]