Many tied Woods' killing to the national trend in the extrajudicial killings of black youth, and their deaths have placed the use of force against communities of color in the spotlight.
It was announced Tuesday, Dec. 1, that Garry McCarthy was officially fired from his position as Chicago's Chief of Police.
We recently attended the NorCal climate march in Oakland, where we asked those who attended why the issue of climate change is so important and what needed to be done.
Leaders in the pursuit of justice say demonstrations will continue: there is such profound distrust and alienation from the police in the neighborhoods most affected.
"If there was no protest that would mean we've become immune to this madness."
"The climate crisis affects more than California, and the actions we take today will determine the world our children and grandchildren will live in tomorrow."
Don Blankenship, the accused coal criminal and former CEO of Massey's Upper Big Branch Mine, may finally face justice.
At City Hall the voice of the people, and the engagement of the public, is often an afterthought: We need to get our priorities straight.
The family of Tamir Rice, 12-year-old Black child shot by police last November, and their attorneys denounced the nearly one-year delay in charging officers responsible.
The accused coal criminal, Don Blankenship, may finally face justice this coming month.