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A breakdown of what's happening in Belarus right now

Thousands took to the streets of Minsk to protest the country's recent election, but demonstrators face ongoing police violence.
Dane Harrison
8.13.20
Culture

Here's what you need to know about defunding the police

As protesters call for police reform or to abolish the policing system entirely, we speak to a few experts about what that might mean.
Mary Retta
6.11.20
Film

An ongoing anti-racist watch list for non-Black allies

Educate yourself about systemic racism and police brutality in America, starting with these 12 films and documentaries.
Paige Silveria
6.8.20
News

New Yorkers take to the street to protest police brutality

Demonstrations continue throughout all five boroughs following the killing of George Floyd.
i-D Staff
6.1.20
News

The death of Ahmaud Arbery concerns us all

No one, anywhere, in any country should suffer such a needless, brutal, unjust death. 17-year-old activist Athian Akec calls for change and action.
Athian Akec
5.8.20
Music

chastity's searing noise music speaks to youth on the fringes

On his urgent new album 'Death Lust,' Brandon Williams sings about police brutality and growing up on society's periphery.
Nick Fulton
7.13.18
Music

fatima al qadiri on the importance of protest, and why we must abolish prisons and police

Responding to the Black Lives Matter movement and the criminalization of protest in western ‘democracies,' Fatima’s latest album 'Brute' was filled with darkness and despair. Since then, the Kuwaiti musician, visual artist and Future Brown member has...
Charlotte Gush
1.20.17
News

colin kaepernick launches a black panthers-inspired know your rights camp for kids

The NFL quarterback who refuses to stand for the US national anthem in protest at the shocking police killings of black people, has started an educational camp for underprivileged young people.
Charlotte Gush
11.2.16
News

serena williams won't be silent about police killings of black people

'It’s not how far we have come but how much further still we have to go,' the US tennis champion writes in a heartfelt message posted to Facebook.
Matthew Whitehouse
9.28.16
Music

t.i.’s new video protests the killings of black men by police in america

‘Is it because of my people? Is it because of my sneakers?’ he asks in 'Black Man', featuring Meek Mill, Quavo and RaRa.
Charlotte Gush
9.26.16
Music

kelela says it's time for white people to google "white privilege"

On the heels of the most recent US shooting, the singer asks people to "wake up, call yourself out, and listen."
Amy Campbell
9.22.16
Music

8 songs exploring police violence, from nina simone to nwa

Last week, American police violence reached a new tipping point following the consecutive, wrongful deaths of black men and a sniper assault on a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest targeted at police officers. The instances motivated artists like Jay...
Emily Manning
7.11.16
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