Posts Tagged ‘Black Women’

#SayHerName: Activists push to recognize black women victimized by police violence

Reuters/Elizabeth Shafiroff Much of the debate surrounding police behavior in the United States has revolved around fatal confrontations between unarmed black men and law enforcement, but a new movement wants to remind Americans that black women are also victims. In order to do so, a new report was released Wednesday called ‘Say Her Name: Resisting […]

#SayHerName: The Fight to End State Violence Against Black Women and Girls

Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Freddie Gray. The deaths of these young men at the hands of police has galvanized a growing wave of protests across the US that some are now calling the Black Spring. But organizers want to make sure another set of names—Kyam Livingston, Rekia Boyd, Mya Hall—those of Black women and girls […]

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