Devin Carter, 17, sustained bruises to both of his eyes, and scratches on his face and back.
ESSENCE is partnering with the Movement for Black Lives to take action to #DefendBlackLife in a post-COVID world. Anti-Black violence, economic crisis, and COVID-19 disproportionately target Black people – we must make concrete demands for a future where Black lives not only matter, but thrive.
Floyd’s family, legal team and activists call for swift justice.
Blake was left paralyzed after being shot in the back seven times.
The ruling comes as Black communities continue to grapple with police killings.
People can send pre-written letters to politicians and lawmakers.
“I don’t think there’s any place in the state of Minnesota that has not been subjected to extreme amounts of…
Samira Rice tells prominent figures to “step down” and stand back.”
The defense is worried that the city’s $27 million wrongful death settlement with Floyd’s family could potentially sway the jury.
Kenneth Walker III continues to demand justice for Breonna.
FOR PART III OF OUR ESSENCE REPORTS SERIES, “COVID-19’S IMPACT ON BLACK COMMUNITIES,” we turn our lens on the racist…