23 Tweets And Memes That Capture The Anger We Felt This Year
“The government be like: due to the coronavirus we will be providing human rights.”
The Black Lives Matter Protests In New York City Have Slowed Down. The NYPD Hasn’t.
As people brace for postelection protests, BLM organizers say they are being harassed by a police force that has publicly backed Trump.
Voting Is Always A Nightmare For People Without Secure Housing. Thanks To The Pandemic, It Just Got Harder.
“When I was homeless it was more about my well-being and a place to live. And I wanted to stay alive.” Now this voter is excited to be counted.
She Couldn’t Afford Her Rent And Had Nowhere To Turn. That’s When She Joined A Tenant Union.
“I don’t know how people do it alone without some sort of community backing.”
A Los Angeles Sheriff's Deputy Was Caught On Video Repeatedly Striking A Protester With A Riot Shield
The sheriff's department is investigating the "use of force" incident.
A Sheriff’s Deputy In Georgia Was Fired After A Video Showed Him Repeatedly Punching A Black Man
Roderick Walker was heard saying “I’m gonna die,” while two sheriff's deputies in Georgia pinned him to the ground and one punched him in the face several times.
As Wealthy Residents Moved In, These Business Owners Found Themselves Raided By Police
“The same people who move into the neighborhood and pay high rents for their new apartments are probably going to call the police about noise complaints.”
With Evictions Set To Resume, More Than 1 Million Californians Are Missing Unemployment Payments
Decades of stagnation and complacency at California’s labor department has left it poorly equipped to handle the state's unemployment crisis.
WNBA Players Didn’t Kneel During The National Anthem — They Walked Out
“We’re dedicating this season to Breonna Taylor,” said New York Liberty player Layshia Clarendon.
A Homeless Man Drowned In The Bellagio Fountain In Las Vegas
Horrified witnesses watched the man enter the popular attraction, swim out, then begin to struggle.
Young Black Protesters Know Exactly What They Want: Radical Anti-Racism
Looking at their parents’ struggles and enraged by George Floyd’s death, a younger generation is fired up for change.
People Are Taking To The Streets To Protest Police Brutality Amid Trump's Threat To Unleash The Military
Police attacked protesters in Philadelphia and Washington, DC, while Trump threatened to unleash the military on demonstrators against systematic inequality.
Journalists Around The Country Have Been Injured And Arrested By Police While Covering Protests
One CNN correspondent was arrested on live television while a photographer has been permanently blinded by a rubber bullet.
More On Cops And Less On Housing: Here’s How Minneapolis Spends Its Money
"While Black people in Minneapolis have been reduced to bottom caste status, white communities have thrived.”
The WHO Has Paused Human Tests On Hydroxychloroquine, The Drug That Trump Took, Out Of Safety Concerns
The World Health Organization made the announcement days after a study based on 96,000 patients linked the drug to higher death rates — and one day after Trump said he stopped taking it.
There’s A Manhunt On For An “Armed And Dangerous” College Student Suspected Of Killing Two People
The 23-year-old University of Connecticut student has been spotted in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, police said.
An Undocumented Single Mom Couldn’t Buy Groceries, But Then People Started Donating Their Stimulus Checks
#ShareMyCheck is a crowdsourcing effort bringing relief to workers who are largely overlooked by federal, state, and local governments.
People Are Buying Stamps And Praising Mail Carriers After The US Postal Service Said It Needs A Coronavirus Bailout
"Let's all buy stamps and save the Post Office."
Tom Hanks Hosted “SNL” From Home And Joked He’s “More Like America’s Dad Than Ever” Since His Coronavirus Diagnosis
"Ever since being diagnosed, I have been more like America’s dad than ever before since no one wants to be around me anymore and I make people uncomfortable."
A Management Company Emailed Hundreds Of Tenants, Demanding They Pay The Rent. It Backfired.
BuzzFeed News spoke to people across the nation about how they are negotiating — some successfully — for lower rents as the coronavirus leaves millions without jobs.