A group of young activists comprised of students at Boston College have been engaged in a series of protests and meetings to discuss how best to address instances of racism across the campus. The group was slapped with a disciplinary warning and told that if they continue their that they will face stiffer penalties. As […]
April Goggans stood silently holding a sign that read, “16 shots and a cover up #LaquanMcDonald #ResignRahm,” according to CNN.
Wednesday’s demonstration, if permitted, comes a year after more than 1500 activists staged a die-in at the mall to bring awareness to police violence in the wake of the deaths of Michael Brown Jr., Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, John Crawford and more.
A teenager who participated in multiple protests in Ferguson has been sentenced to eight years in prison for setting a local Berkeley, Mo. QuikTrip on fire.
An officer from Portland, OR. was pulled from the patrolling a Black Friday protest after he condemned Black Lives Matter on Twitter.
Sales in brick and mortar stores fell from $11.6 billion in 2014 to $10.4 billion in 2015. That’s an overall 10 percent decrease in sales, a consequence of both stores offering sales days earlier and online sales that allowed consumers to shop from the comfort of their homes.
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.
William G. Porter, 26, is charged with manslaughter, second-degree assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment. Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake repeatedly stated the officers will get a fair trial in the city.
In an effort to both show the power of their economic freedom while calling for a Justice Department probe into the shooting death of a Black teenager by a White police officer, Chicago protesters planned a large demonstration on the city’s Magnificent Mile to disrupt the Black Friday holiday.