WATCH: Alicia Garza, Ben Jealous Talk Freddie Gray and Police Militarization
The Truth to Power panel—held during the DNC in Philadelphia—discussed the dismissal of charges in Freddie Gray’s death and the structural conditions that lead to police militarization.
In the Wake of Her Mom’s Assassination, Laura Cáceres Hits the DNC With Fervor
The daughter of Berta Cáceres, the Honduran Indigenous environmental activst who was killed in March, tells Colorlines that she came to the ever-meddlesome United States to seek justice for her mom, her pueblo and her country.
Mothers of the Movement Say Hillary Clinton is Unafraid to #SayTheirNames
Nine women—the mothers of Sandra Bland, Trayvon Martin and more—took to the stage at the DNC to endorse the candidate they feel cares the most about Black lives.
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