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Michael Jordan speaks out on police shootings: “I can no longer stay silent”

"I grieve with the families who have lost loved ones, as I know their pain all too well," wrote Jordan. 

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"We can't go back": Call to organize from Eric Garner's mother

The following is an exclusive article written for the Peoples World by Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner; Garner was slain by police two years ago on the streets of Staten Island.

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Eight Orlandoans arrested at Rubio’s office for sit-in against gun violence

What was intended to be a 49-hour sit-in for at Senator Marco Rubio's downtown office on Monday was cut short by police.

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After police shootings, Chicagoans demand accountability

A broad coalition of community groups has proposed a solution for reforming Chicago's police department. 

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Teamster was one of two African-Americans shot dead

Philando Castile was a Teamsters Local 320 member and nutrition services supervisor at the J.J. Hill Montessori school in St. Paul.

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Orlando: A hate crime against the gay community

This worst-ever mass shooting in American history was first and foremost a homophobic crime of hate against the nation's LGBTQIA community.

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Horrific police killing of young Navajo mother Loreal Tsingine

Loreal Tsingine, a 27-year-old Navajo mother, was shot to death by police in Ariz.; Native Americans express outrage, saying it is part of genocide.

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Mother of 27-year-old Navy vet: Virginia Beach police “executed my baby”

Gina Best said there are no words to describe her devastating grief after her daughter was shot and killed in a hail of bullets.

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Adios Anita! Chicago challenges state’s attorney’s lack of transparency

In the midst of the bureaucratic uproar, citizens are gearing up to vote at the Cook County State's Attorney election on March 15.

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Justice for Mario Woods to San Francisco Mayor: Fire police chief

"Fire Chief Suhr!" said activists. "Independent Investigation! And charge these cops with murder!" 

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