• Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey Acknowledges ‘Anger and Sadness' Built Up In Black Community

    1 month ago - By Essence

    Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, who has been steadily and resolutely calling for justice following the police-involved death of George Floyd, is speaking out once again following a night of violence in the city, acknowledging residents' anger and sadness as a result of systematic injustices that have existed in the country since slavery. “... The emotion-ridden conflict over last night is the result of so much built up anger and sadness,” Frey said during a news conference. “Anger and sadness that has been ingrained in our Black community, not just because of five minutes of horror, but 400...
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  • Why Are The Protestors Being Framed As The Problem? White Supremacy

    Why Are The Protestors Being Framed As The Problem? White Supremacy

    1 month ago - By Refinery29

    In the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers, thousands of people took to the streets to protest the fact that the officers responsible for his death have not yet been arrested. Police responded by firing into crowds of peaceful protesters with tear gas , flash grenades, and rubber bullets. In turn, protesters responded again, this time escalating their demonstration, and engaging in property damage. Now, as is too often the case, the media is framing protestors as the problem: Their behaviour in combating injustice is now unacceptable, and the...
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  • Beyond the Hashtag: How to Take Anti-Racist Action in Your Life

    1 month ago - By Teen Vogue

    Activist and organizer Zyahna Bryant offers advice on anti-racist activism in the wake of George Floyd's death.
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  • Colin Kaepernick Says It's Time for Revolution in Wake of George Floyd's Death

    1 month ago - By TMZ

    Colin Kaepernick's not here for peaceful protesting in the wake of George Floyd being killed by a cop, because he says civility led to his death... so it's time to revolt. The former NFL star is addressing critics of the unrest this week in...
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