"Hands Up, Don't Shoot" Was Not Built on a Lie
March 18, 2015
Ferguson's message is as powerful as ever.
You, Too, Can Prevent Police Brutality
March 04, 2015
The DOJ's report on Ferguson shows why we need to prevent, not just punish, law enforcement abuses.
Another Police Killing, Another Twitter Hashtag. But #HomelessLivesMatter Isn't Enough.
March 03, 2015
A video shows LAPD killed an unarmed homeless man on Skid Row.
Eric Holder Wants to Lower the Bar for Civil Rights Prosecutions. That's Trickier Than It Sounds.
February 27, 2015
That's trickier than it sounds.
Another Battle Begins in Ferguson—This Time, in Federal Court
February 10, 2015
Michael Brown died six months ago, but his legacy lives on in this lawsuit.
We should march, yes, but there should be room for the offbeat and the downright weird.
Why Black New Yorkers Like Me Are Celebrating the NYPD Work Slowdown
January 07, 2015
For us, it's a vacation from fear, surveillance, and punishment.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Has Killed Nearly 50 People in 10 Years. Most Were Unarmed.
January 04, 2015
Most victims were unarmed, but not one officer has been disciplined.
The NYPD Is Using Fear as a Weapon in the "War on Cops" Crackdown
December 28, 2014
Police should be de-escalating, not inflaming, tension.
Conservatives Are Right About Reckless Political Rhetoric
December 22, 2014
But they should turn this lens on themselves.