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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 criminalisation 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
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nfl player launches a black panthers-inspired know your rights camp for kids

Colin Kaepernick, the 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
11.1.16
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serena williams will not be silent on 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
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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
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​quentin tarantino has defended his comments on police brutality

The film director faced a backlash from US police organisations after describing instances of police brutality that led to the deaths of black people as murder.
Charlotte Gush
11.7.15
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blood orange's new video for ​sandra’s smile is a tribute to victim of police brutality

Sandra Bland and the words of Trayvon Martin’s mother feature in the lyrics of Dev Hynes’s latest.
Charlotte Gush
10.27.15
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​quentin tarantino leads protest against police brutality in new york

The Oscar-winning director read out the names of people who have died in dealings with the police in America at a rally in Washington Square Park.
Charlotte Gush
10.26.15
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​#dontlookaway: usher’s new track asks us to face the victims of social injustice

Usher and Tidal are using facial recognition technology to make sure we don’t turn away from the stories of black people killed by police and others in America.
Charlotte Gush
10.20.15
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eric garner police video screened at new york fashion week catwalk show

Pyer Moss designer Kerby Jean-Raymond wasn’t sure he would even show clothes at the presentation focusing on police brutality against black Americans.
Charlotte Gush
9.11.15
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marching with tears in our eyes at istanbul pride

No one expected to be greeted with open arms or bouquets of roses, but we hardly believed we'd be blasted with tear gas and water cannons.
La JohnJoseph
7.4.15
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new ​run the jewels video protests police brutality

El-P and Killer Mike have released an animated music video influenced by the deaths of black men at the hands of US police.
Charlotte Gush
5.17.15
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​prince debuts protest song baltimore online

The release comes ahead of tonight's Rally 4 Peace concert, which will stream live on Tidal.
Charlotte Gush
5.10.15