Opinion

Martin Luther King and the battles that outlived him

50 years on, the three evils MLK talked about -racism, militarism and economic exploitation - still plagues the US.

David A Love

by David A Love

David A Love

Black Lives Matter

Video: Police car strikes woman at Stephon Clark rally

The incident occurred as demonstrators marched to demand justice for unarmed black man killed by police.

Stephon Clark shooting: Police vehicle strikes protester

Black Lives Matter

US police officer fired over shooting of black man

Blane Salamoni's dismissal comes days after Louisiana ruled out criminal charges in 2016 shooting of Alton Sterling.

Black Lives Matter

Hundreds remember unarmed black man killed by police

Grieving protesters call for justice after funeral of 22-year-old black father of two who was shot dead by police.

Opinion

Watching Black Panther in Harlem

Black Panther is a deeply satisfying, and a deeply troubling film, for what it delivers and what it does not.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Opinion

Do Black Lives Matter in the immigrant rights movement?

In the US, Black migrants are stuck in an ironic position of simultaneous hyper visibility and invisibility.

Jamila Osman

by Jamila Osman

Jamila Osman

Black Lives Matter

Documents show US monitoring of Black Lives Matter

Recently released FBI and DHS documents reveal how the US government sees the movement as a potential threat.

Documents show US monitoring of Black Lives Matter

Fault Lines

Confidential: Surveilling Black Lives Matter

Fault Lines investigates the scope and impact of police and FBI surveillance of black activists in the US.

Black Lives Matter

US police officer cleared in Freddie Gray case

Baltimore officer who drove police van in which Freddie Gray was found fatally hurt cleared of 21 administrative charges

Caesar Goodson Jr found not guilty in Freddie Gray case

United States

Warrant issued for black man beaten at far-right rally

Outrage after police issue arrest warrant for a black man beaten by white nationalists during August's Virginia rally.

Charlottesville: Warrant issued for DeAndre Harris

Black Lives Matter

St Louis police arrest 307 protesters in 18 days

Mass protests erupted in the wake of the recent acquittal of a white policeman who killed a black man in 2011.

St Louis police arrest 307 protesters in 18 days

US & Canada

'Not right': US officer cleared in killing of black man

Protests erupt in St Louis after a white former police officer is found not guilty in the fatal shooting of a black man.

Ex-officer cleared in killing of Anthony Lamar Smith

Opinion

Detroit: A film by white people for white people

On the 50th anniversary of the 1967 rebellion, Kathryn Bigelow's Detroit fails to tell the full story.

John Sims

by John Sims

John Sims

Racism

Alt-right rally: Charlottesville braces for violence

Far-right activists to descend on Virginia city for Unite the Right rally against the removal of a Confederate statue.

Alt-right rally: Charlottesville braces for violence

Opinion

Blackballing Kaepernick: Fear of the black athlete

By blackballing Colin Kaepernick, NFL owners are telling all black athletes to stay silent and subservient.

Khaled A Beydoun

by Khaled A Beydoun

Khaled A Beydoun