peaceful protests

A Florida law disingenuously presented as being "anti-riot" when critics say it is, in fact, anti-peaceful protester and protects drivers who hit protesters, has been deemed unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled.

UPDATED Thursday, March 5, 2015, at 1103 a.m., EST– The Civil Rights Movement of the 20th Century was perhaps the most significant call for justice in modern times. Replete with highs and lows, the movement’s aim for racial equality for Black Americans was met with violent resistance. The response to the resistance was varied, but nonviolence held the […]

Missouri legislator Jamilah Nasheed recently raised a question that shook the ground in places already upended by frustration. Hours after a New York City grand jury declined to indict the officer who used a chokehold in the death of Staten Island, N.Y. resident Eric Garner, Nasheed tweeted, “Has the KKK infiltrated the police department?” When […]