Michael Brown

What Today's Civil Rights Protesters Could Learn From Josephine Baker's Iconoclasm
January 19, 2015

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.
And not one officer has been disciplined
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.

Don't Blame Protesters for the Murder of Two New York Cops
December 21, 2014

Only one person is responsible.

Police Cameras Won't Cure Our National Disease
The depressing conclusion of the Eric Garner chokehold case
December 03, 2014

And the Eric Garner chokehold case proves it.

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