Evidence

Asked to Denounce White Supremacists, President Trump Tells Far-Right Extremist Group to “Stand By”

INVITATION TO ACTION: Educate yourself! DESCRIPTION: “President Trump name-checked the Proud Boys during Tuesday night’s presidential debate, telling them to “stand by,” and members of the right-wing extremist group could barely contain their excitement. Debate moderator Chris Wallace asked Trump, â€śAre you willing tonight to condemn white supremacists and militia groups and to say that they need […]

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Background on the Proud Boys

INVITATION TO ACTION: Educate yourself! DESCRIPTION: Ideology: Primarily alt lite: Misogynistic, Islamophobic, transphobic and anti-immigration. Some members espouse white supremacist and anti-Semitic ideologies and/or engage with white supremacist groups. SOURCE: https://www.adl.org/resources/backgrounders/proud-boys-0 CONTRIBUTOR: anonymous HASHTAG: #hategroup #proudboys #stand

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What happens to Black women and girls in a world without police? with Dr. Brittney Cooper

INVITATION TO ACTION: Educate yourself! DESCRIPTION: Timestamps: ‘ 2:30 Why Breonna Taylor’s death has gotten less attention than George Floyd’s 4:40 Backlash for fighting for Black women and girls 6:30 When will Black women be more than an afterthought? 9:30 Erasure is hurtful. 12:30 Performative wokeness 15:00 BlackWomenStayHome hashtag 25:00 What is state violence? 30:30 […]

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No-Knock Warrants Banned In Louisville In Law Named For Breonna Taylor

INVITATION TO ACTION: Educate yourself! DESCRIPTION: The Louisville, Ky., Metro Council has voted unanimously to ban no-knock warrants. The legislation was titled Breonna’s Law, in honor of a woman who was killed during a raid on her home earlier this year. Her death became one of the rallying points in protests against police violence, along with that […]

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Why It’s Not So Simple To Arrest The Cops Who Shot Breonna Taylor

INVITATION TO ACTION: Educate yourself! DESCRIPTION: JAMILES LARTEY. “because of a tangled legal doctrine that applies to Kentucky and 28 other states. There is no specific law in these jurisdictions addressing police shooting in self-defense, which means officers have the same rights and obligations as any resident. Yet police have the unique power to initiate […]

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What We Know About the Killing of Breonna Taylor

INVITATION TO ACTION: Educate yourself! DESCRIPTION: What happened to Breonna Taylor? According to the Taylor family’s lawsuit, plainclothes police officers arrived at Taylor’s apartment at around 12:30 a.m. on March 13. Taylor and her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, were asleep in a bedroom and woke up suddenly, believing that someone was breaking in. Police officers — […]

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