A police officer claiming to be in fear when encountering a Black person should not be enough to justify taking a life.
“At stake in this case is more than just the legal interpretation of the Louisiana constitution; the case also asks the moral question: which Louisianans deserve to have a voice?”
The OCR data confirms what the community has long assessed; there is a war on Black youth through increased police presence and occupation of their schools.
Missouri’s photo ID restriction is unnecessary, it is costly, it is confusing, and invariably this law will cut people out.
The Muslim and refugee ban is a clear example of how the Trump administration uses the politics of fear and hate to enact its xenophobic agenda.
As President Obama prepares to leave office, he is solidifying his tarnished legacy when it comes to incarcerating families in need of safety.