state violence

The Military Views Poor Kids as Fodder for Its Forever Wars

The Military Views Poor Kids as Fodder for Its Forever Wars

In my high school in rural North Carolina, a plastic table was set up just off to the side of the atrium where we all congregated after lunch every day. Behind that pamphlet-strewn table was a man in
How to Look at Atatiana Jefferson

How to Look at Atatiana Jefferson

Every Sunday for the last six years, artist Nikkolas Smith has taken out his iPad in his Los Angeles home, blocking out a few hours to paint whatever comes to mind. Sometimes his subjects are
Officer-Involved Killings Now a Leading Cause of Death for Young Men in America

Officer-Involved Killings Now a Leading Cause of Death for Young Men in America

It’s a data point as American as it is macabre, but a new study has identified police killings as a leading cause of death among young American men.Read more...
Power: For Those Who Survive Police Violence, Their Black Lives Matter, Too [Watch]

Power: For Those Who Survive Police Violence, Their Black Lives Matter, Too [Watch]

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Marie Cullors wears many hats: activist, author, abolitionist, white supremacy slayer. But one role many may not know of Cullors is that of “artist.” Read
#DianteYarber: California Cops Gun Down Father of 3 in Hail of Bullets. His Crime? Sitting in Walmart’s Parking Lot

#DianteYarber: California Cops Gun Down Father of 3 in Hail of Bullets. His Crime? Sitting in Walmart’s Parking Lot

Barstow, Calif., police officers fired what sounded like more than 30 bullets into a car in Walmart’s parking lot, killing Diante “Butchie” Yarber, 26, and shooting two other passengers, including
White Liberalism in HD: Bill Maher Exploits Police Killing Black People to Score Political Points for Hillary Clinton [WATCH]

White Liberalism in HD: Bill Maher Exploits Police Killing Black People to Score Political Points for Hillary Clinton [WATCH]

Hillary Clinton cares more about police officers getting away with killing black people than Donald Trump does, according to HBO Real Time host Bill Maher. And on his show Friday night, Maher