Justice for Mike Brown

On August 9, 2014 Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson racially profiled and fatally shot unarmed, Black, 18-year-old, Michael Brown as he walked to his grandmother's residence with a friend. Eye witnesses report that the police officer, who has yet to be identified, fired several shots at Michael as the teen stood in the street with his hands in the air. The family and local community members are calling his death an execution. More...

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  • Terror in Ferguson!

    After the tragic police killing of Michael Brown, police are using excessive force, military tactics and equipment against journalists and peaceful protesters in Ferguson, MO. Many were injured in the war-like environment as police displayed a blatant disregard for civil rights — unlawfully arresting dozens of people including members of the press. Read More

  • Tell Bill O’Reilly: Apologize for Dangerous Rhetoric about Black People

    Bill O’Reilly recently claimed that “in certain ghetto neighborhoods it’s part of the culture” for 9-year old Black children to smoke marijuana. Demand he issue an apology and correction regarding his outrageous statements about the Black community. Read More

  • Eric Garner, choked to death by NYPD officers

    Demand #Justice4EricGarner and full accountability for NYPD policies that led to the tragic police killing. Read More

  • Tell Black members of Congress: stop attacking Internet freedom

    Ten members of the Congressional Black Caucus recently signed a letter attacking net neutrality. Join us as we hold these representatives accountable, and make sure the FCC and other members of Congress know they don’t speak for Black people on this issue. Read More

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    Temple University: best research money can buy?

    Two Temple professors released an inaccurate study praising private prisons, without revealing that private prisons funded the study. The study violated university policy and gives private prisons cover to keep harming Black communities for profit. Read More

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    End For-profit imprisonment

    Private prison companies are making a killing off of maintaining and expanding today's discriminatory and broken criminal justice system. Join us in putting an end to profit-driven incarceration by calling on investors to get out of this shameful business. Read More