Posts Tagged: police brutality
The Israeli forces mowing down unarmed Palestinian protesters also train U.S. police forces that brutalize communities of color.
The war abroad and the war at home are both fueled by a fear of encroaching chaos — and it's hard to miss the racist subtext.
Washington wants to loosen its human rights aid restrictions even as Egyptian security forces killed 500 people in their custody last year.
Latin America's largest country once looked ascendant. Now it's been laid low by widespread violence, structural racism, endemic corruption, and external economic shocks.
China has its vanishing girls. North Korea has its disappeared prisoners. And America has a generation of missing, jailed, and dead black men.
As a mom, it's my responsibility to demand an end to this cycle of violence, institutionalized racism, and police militarization.
From black sites to #BlackLivesMatter, it's time to end impunity for criminals with badges.
Mass incarceration and militarized police forces are two of the most potent tools in a panoply of repressive instruments of power used by Israel and the U.S.