Malcolm X was a major figure of the Civil Rights Movement who promoted Black nationalism, self-defense, and liberation before his assassination in 1965. His life, legacy, and death are still remembered more than 50 years later.
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As abortion bans, inflation, and incidences of police brutality occur, the need to protest remains urgent. Here are a few tips for protesting safely this summer.
The 1992 Los Angeles riots were sparked by a series of injustices by the criminal justice system against marginalized people that remain unaddressed 30 years later.
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The memeification of Breonna Taylor aims to keep Taylor's name in the media but is often perpetuating the same systems that harm Black women.
Two years after being murdered by the police and the focus of protests, the fight to get justice for Breonna Taylor continues.
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In America, Muslims are often seen as a monolith. As a whole, we have experienced discrimination and persecution from non-Muslims. What people may not know is that Islam actually consists of many sects, including Sunnism, Shi’ism, Ismailism, and Ahmadiyya, much like how Christianity includes Protestantism and Catholicism. The minority sects, specifically Shi’ism, are currently being persecuted in multiple Muslim-majority countries (Human Rights Watch), including the genocide of Shias in Pakistan (Al Jazeera).
In overturning abortion rights, Justice Thomas urged the court to reconsider other decisions that used "substantive due process precedents."
Since the protests in summer 2020, over 100 pieces of anti-protest legislation have been introduced or implemented across the U.S.