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Black Children Were Jailed For A Crime That Doesn’t Exist

Take Action Now Meribah Knight, Nashville Public Radio, and Ken Armstrong, ProPublica [This article was produced for ProPublica’s Local Reporting Network in partnership with Nashville Public…

Am I Next

A Black Woman Was Assaulted. Cop’s Brutal Attack on Victim Was Even Worse.

Take Action Now By Richard A. Webster, WRKF, WWNO, & Pro Publica The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deputy accused of holding a Black woman by her hair and slamming her…

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Cori Bush Fights Back Against Use of Tear Gas on Civilians

Take Action Now Julia Conley, Common Dreams Following a call by Rep. Cori Bush to investigate the use of tear gas on civilians by law enforcement, the House Oversight Committee on Thursday released…

Defund The Police Campaign

The Battle for ‘Defund’: Budgets Are Rising, But So Are Alternatives to Policing

Take Action Now Ray Levy Uyeda, Prism One year after the George Floyd uprisings that prompted a nationwide reevaluation of what role police actually play in upholding public safety, cities are…

End Israeli Apartheid

Workers at Google and Amazon Demand: Stop Supporting Israeli Apartheid

Take Action Now Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams A day after hundreds of Amazon and Google workers condemned their employers for complicity in Israel’s human rights violations against…

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Prison Should Not Be a Death Sentence; With Covid, It Often Is

Take Action Now Michael J. Moore, The Progressive Magazine People in prisons are, by some estimates, five times more likely to get COVID-19 than those on the outside. To enable social distancing,…

Haitian migrants

America Has Been Mistreating Haitian Migrants For Decades

Take Action Now Ibrahim Hirsi, The Nation The migrants whose pictures flooded the Internet were among thousands of Haitian asylum seekers attempting to restart their lives in the United States. But…

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Calls For New National Monument on Indigenous Peoples Day

Take Action Now Suzanne Potter, Public News Service [Although it is a positive  development that President Joe Biden has become the first President in U.S. history to recognize Indigenous Peoples…

The News Is Hiding The Reality of Climate Change

Take Action Now By Evlondo Cooper, Prism [Cooper analyzes television coverage of Hurricane Ida and uncovers a simple fact: broadcasters are deliberately hiding information about an underlying cause…

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Bodycams Show Officers Hunting Civilians During George Floyd Protests

Take Action Now By Deena Winter, Minnesota Reformer Another batch of body camera videos released Tuesday show how Minneapolis police officers became increasingly militaristic in their attempt to…