Lawmakers and activists say access to military hardware has made police behavior toward protesters even more brutal and violent, Jake Johnson reports.
Tag: Black Lives Matter
UPRISING: Riot or Resistance: Media Framing Shapes Public View
The role journalists play can be indispensable if movements are to gain legitimacy and make progress, writes Danielle K. Kilgo.
When Black Lives Surely Didn’t Matter
Many whites counter the Black Lives Matter movement with the rejoinder “all lives matter,” a way of ignoring the ugly American history of torturing, shooting and lynching blacks, as Gary G. Kohls recalls, citing two notorious cases.
Two Democrats Who Should Go
Business-as-usual Democrats are thrilled that Hillary Clinton finally appears headed toward her long-predicted coronation, but Bill Moyers and Michael Winship recommend that she first join in ousting two of her biggest backers.