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by Sam Levin When Justice Medina left a Black Lives Matter protest in California last Wednesday, police followed him. At around 8pm, roughly a mile away from the protest in downtown Fresno, officers stopped the 20-year-old, who was in a … Continue reading
By Jon Swaine, Oliver Laughland, Paul Lewis and Mae Ryan Allen Bullock was charged with eight criminal counts, including rioting and malicious destruction of property, after arriving at Baltimore’s juvenile justice centre with his stepfather, Maurice Hawkins, who said he … Continue reading
Photos by Andrew Renneisen, text by Mitchell Grummon On April 12, Freddie Gray was arrested by Baltimore police. One hour later he was comatose. A week later he was dead, succumbing to spinal injuries inflicted while in … Continue reading
By Askia Muhammad, Nisa Islam Muhammad, Charles Robinson and Shawn Massie From Staten Island, to Ferguson, to Cleveland, to North Charleston, S.C., now to the city by the Bay, death after death of unarmed Black men by police has stunned … Continue reading
By Ta-Nehisi Coates Rioting broke out on Monday in Baltimore—an angry response to the death of Freddie Gray, a death my native city seems powerless to explain. Gray did not die mysteriously in some back alley but in the custody … Continue reading
This song is inspired by the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the murder of Trayvon Martin.