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The White Conversation on Race

The White Conversation on Race

by Carla Murphy on December 9 2014, 2:58PM

Dumping Facebook friends isn’t enough. So Colorlines asked leaders working to create dialogue among white people about deeper solutions.

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[VIDEO] James Baldwin:

[VIDEO] James Baldwin: “I Can’t Afford Despair”

by Carla Murphy on December 5 2014, 5:10PM

A message for weary times

Topics: /NOW, Society

Southeast Asian Activists Urge 'Solidarity With Black People' Post Garner Non-Indictment

Southeast Asian Activists Urge ‘Solidarity With Black People’ Post Garner Non-Indictment

by Akiba Solomon on December 4 2014, 12:55AM

Collective casts the decisions of Ferguson and Staten Island grand juries as human rights violations.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Father of Cop Who Killed Tamir Rice Says Son Believes He Acted Properly

Father of Cop Who Killed Tamir Rice Says Son Believes He Acted Properly

by Julianne Hing on December 2 2014, 2:54PM

One of the officers radioed in, describing 12-year-old Rice as possibly 20 years old.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Killed by the Cops [INFOGRAPHIC] Infographic

Killed by the Cops [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Jamilah King on November 26 2014, 7:35PM

Black men are disproportionally killed by police. Can law enforcement be held accountable in a justice system that’s set up to support their actions?

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson

Introducing FergusonNext

Introducing FergusonNext

by Akiba Solomon on November 26 2014, 5:57PM

Post-Ferguson, Colorlines and partners want your solutions.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson

Darren Wilson Would Like to Teach Others About Use of Force

Darren Wilson Would Like to Teach Others About Use of Force

by Julianne Hing on November 26 2014, 3:38PM

And his wife is pregnant.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Why Courts Can't Solve the Problem of Cops Who Kill

Why Courts Can’t Solve the Problem of Cops Who Kill

by Julianne Hing on November 26 2014, 1:07PM

Individual prosecutions of cops don’t often work, but maybe that’s because they’re not supposed to.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson

How Lesley McSpadden Learned About the Grand Jury's Decision

How Lesley McSpadden Learned About the Grand Jury’s Decision

by Carla Murphy on November 25 2014, 10:51AM

“What do you mean no indictment?!” McSpadden is reported to have said.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

'Ferguson Goddamn'

‘Ferguson Goddamn’

by Akiba Solomon on November 25 2014, 10:30AM

Leading activists and thinkers weigh in on the Wilson decision.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson

Obama on Ferguson Grand Jury: Anger 'Is an Understandable Reaction'

Obama on Ferguson Grand Jury: Anger ‘Is an Understandable Reaction’

by Julianne Hing on November 24 2014, 10:38PM

Obama addresses the nation shortly after a grand jury declines to indict Darren Wilson.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Grand Jury Does Not Indict Darren Wilson

Grand Jury Does Not Indict Darren Wilson

by Carla Murphy on November 24 2014, 8:55PM

The decision not to indict was widely expected

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Michael Brown's Family Asks for a Moment of Silence Post-Decision

Michael Brown’s Family Asks for a Moment of Silence Post-Decision

by Akiba Solomon on November 24 2014, 8:52PM

Family of Michael Brown, the unarmed, 18-year-old, black man killed by Ferguson, Mo., Officer Darren Wilson, is asking for a 4.5-minute period of reflection immediately following the announcement of the explosive decision by the Wilson grand jury.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson

 Eric Holder Doesn't Like the Leaks Coming From Ferguson

Eric Holder Doesn’t Like the Leaks Coming From Ferguson

by Julianne Hing on October 24 2014, 12:40PM

He’s “exasperated.”

Topics: Criminal Justice

Expert Who Analyzed Leaked Mike Brown Autopsy Report Says She Was Taken Out of Context

Expert Who Analyzed Leaked Mike Brown Autopsy Report Says She Was Taken Out of Context

by Carla Murphy on October 23 2014, 1:00PM

“You cannot interpret autopsy reports in a vacuum,” says forensic pathologist

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Gunshot Residue Found on Vonderrit Myers, Police Say

Gunshot Residue Found on Vonderrit Myers, Police Say

by Julianne Hing on October 15 2014, 12:07PM

The St. Louis Police Association calls the teen “no angel.”

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Watch: Town Hall on Race, Policing and Civil Rights in the U.S.

Watch: Town Hall on Race, Policing and Civil Rights in the U.S.

by Carla Murphy on October 14 2014, 5:06PM

Livestream begins 7p.m. EST; Tweet questions to panelists at #BHeard

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Dispatch from Ferguson: Convenience Store Owners Talk Race

Dispatch from Ferguson: Convenience Store Owners Talk Race

by Deepa Iyer on October 14 2014, 7:00AM

In Ferguson for the National Weekend of Resistance, activist and writer Deepa Iyer talked to area South Asian and Arab-American shopkeepers about race, community and police.

Topics: Dispatches, Ferguson

Here's More On That St. Louis Symphony Flash Mob

Here’s More On That St. Louis Symphony Flash Mob

by Carla Murphy on October 6 2014, 6:02PM

Listen to the Rebel Diaz track that inspired “Requiem for Mike Brown.”

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Following Ferguson: Grand Jury Being Investigated For Possible Misconduct

Following Ferguson: Grand Jury Being Investigated For Possible Misconduct

by Carla Murphy on October 2 2014, 10:15AM

Rumored leak captured on Twitter.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

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