police brutality

Phoebe Bridgers helping to raise money for Daunte Wright's family with handwritten tattoo templates

Phoebe will give a custom, handwritten tattoo template to fans who donate items or money to the family of Daunte Wright, the 20–year-old Black man who was shot and killed by a police officer in Minnesota.

Beyonce, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj & others speak out against police brutality in Nigeria

Beyonce says, ”We have been working on partnerships with youth organisations to support those protesting for change. We are collaborating with coalitions to provide emergency healthcare, food, and shelter.”

Tom Morello contributes to new police brutality protest film, honoring George Floyd’s birthday

”This song and this film are a middle finger to the silence that ‘polite society’ has asked of people in pain,” Tom says. ”From the streets to the ballot boxes, we will make our voices heard.”

Cardi B & other musicians react to police shooting of Jacob Blake; Joe Biden issues statement

50 Cent, Best Coast, Griz, Sa-Roc, Immortal Technique, Anti-Flag’s Chris #2, Margaret Cho, and others have responded as well.

Wyatt Cenac's 'Problem Areas' streaming for free due to its focus on policing in America

”For those unfamiliar, Problem Areas spent its entire first season examining policing in America and what reforming it looks like. Recently, Barack Obama spoke about the need to be specific in trying to bring about reform. Our show tried to do that along with some dumb jokes.”

Strike Anywhere's Thomas Barnett talks protests, punk activism, first EP in 11 years, more in interview

Richmond melodic hardcore greats Strike Anywhere are finally back with an urgent, vital new soundtrack for the resistance. Vocalist Thomas Barnett speaks to us about watching longtime punk and activist values enter the mainstream, the catalysts for the band’s comeback, and more…

SNL alum Jay Pharoah posts video of LAPD kneeling on his neck in a case of mistaken identity

”Four officers get their guns blazing, they tell me to get on the ground, spread my arms out. They put me in cuffs, the officer took his knee, put it on my neck… I said ‘why are you doing this, like what’s wrong?’”

System of a Down's drummer says movement to defund police is "the stupidest thing that I’ve heard"

”You are being agitated into a frenzy, divided, and then placated,” John Dolmayan says. ”No real changes will be instituted except that many of you will be even more dependent on the government you so adamantly oppose.”

Kanye West joins Chicago protests after donating $2M to families of Floyd, Taylor & Arbery

After donating to the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor (including covering college tuition for Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter) and to several black-owned businesses in crisis, Ye took to the streets to join protests on Thursday night…

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