“It Feels Like We’re Profiting Off Of Black Death”: Tulsa Residents See Civil Rights Tourism But No Reparations
One hundred years have passed since the Tulsa massacre, but little has been done to make amends or improve the lives of Black residents, whose fate can be decided by their zip code.
People In Tulsa Are Marking 100 Years Since The Massacre That Killed Scores Of Black Residents. Some Survivors Are Still Alive.
Up to 300 Black people are estimated to have been killed during the Tulsa massacre, and 100 years later, survivors continue to demand justice.
The Capitol Police Released Its Annual Public Report. It’s One Page Long.
“What we've seen over the decades with the Capitol Police is that they're the least accountable security force in the country.”
Capitol Police Officers Are Fed Up With Their Bosses And Taking A Vote Of No Confidence
Capitol Police officers are furious at how their bosses handled the Jan. 6 attack and want to see a radical overhaul of the department, not "political theater."
Capitol Police Officers Said They Wouldn’t Be Surprised If Members Of Congress Helped Plan The Attack
“We are the buffer, so that Congress doesn’t have to deal with the mess that they create in their respective districts.”
Black Police Officers Describe The Racist Attacks They Faced As They Protected The Capitol
Two Black officers told BuzzFeed News that their chief and other upper management left them totally unprepared and were nowhere to be found on the day.
BLM Activists See A Big Double Standard In How Police Dealt With Trump Insurrectionists
Black Lives Matter activists see a sharp contrast between the treatment they received last summer and what happened at the Capitol.
Joe Biden Has Won Georgia. He’s The First Democrat To Win The State In Decades.
Biden’s breakthrough victory came despite what voting rights advocates saw as a concerted effort by state Republicans to suppress votes.
Black Voters Have A PhD In White People — And Want Biden To Listen To Them
Once again Black voters — and particularly Black women — came out to elect a moderate Democrat, because they understand the art of the possible.
Joe Biden Has Taken The Lead In The Historically Red State Of Georgia
Due to the razor-thin margin, BuzzFeed News and other news organizations are holding off on calling the state for the former vice president. There is set to be a recount.
Trump Keeps Warning Of Voting Fraud. These Conservative Poll Watchers Are On A Mission To Find It.
True the Vote has been around since 2009. This election, they say they've trained 10,000 poll watchers.
Mississippi's Racism Is On Its Ballot. Now Black Residents Must Fight A Pandemic And Lines To Vote.
“It used to be Southerners didn't want Blacks to vote because they're Black. Now they don’t want them to vote because they're Democrats.”
Black Students In Texas Filed A Voting Rights Suit But Didn’t Get An Answer In Time
“We're fighting for fair and equal access to the polls — that has been the fight for half a century.”
Trump Wants To Keep The Suburbs White. Black Women Say That’s Fine By Them.
“I don’t like the suburbs. I have found that I’m really not comfortable where there’s a lack of diversity.”
I Told Civil Rights Activists I Was Feeling Hopeless. They Responded: “Are You Kidding Me?”
"Despite abject slavery of the most vicious, degenerate, immoral type, we stand taller, see further, and reach higher because we stand on the shoulders of giants.”
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Most Memorable Supreme Court Opinions
During her 27 years on the high court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg's passionate opinions and blistering dissents pushed forward the cause of equality.
Hurricane Laura’s Winds Are Now Long Gone, But Residents Fear The Toxic Sludge Left Behind
Residents and environmentalists say that Louisiana’s weak environmental laws are keeping them in the dark about the health risks left in the wake of the historic storm’s path through dozens of major petrochemical plants and oil refineries.
Residents Have Been Forced To Shelter In Place After A Chemical Fire Ignited In Hurricane Laura’s Wake
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards warned residents around Lake Charles to stay inside, without air conditioning, after a fire at a chlorine plant. Environmentalists fear it is just the beginning.
Hurricane Laura Could Lead To An Environmental Disaster On The Gulf Coast
There are more than 60 oil refineries and petrochemical plants in the path of the Category 4 hurricane.
A Popular TikToker Is Being Called "Selfish" And "Despicable" After He Dumped Cereal In A New York City Subway Car
"Pulling a prank on essential workers in the middle of a global pandemic. And making essential workers clean up your mess. Despicable."