Meek Mill’s Case Is Just 1 Example of How the Criminal-Justice System Fails Black People

As long as there has been freedom for black people post-slavery, there has been a criminal-justice system that has been committed to caging them again. From the convict-lease system, even slave catchers before the emancipation, there’s always been a system designed to watch black bodies, to catch black bodies, to…

Watch: The Café That Discriminated Against W. Kamau Bell Just Shut Down, but the Storm’s Not Over

W. Kamau Bell was chatting with his wife, his baby girl and his wife’s friends at an outdoor table of the Elmwood Cafe in Berkeley, Calif., when an employee assumed that he was “harassing” them. This happened on Jan. 26, 2015, his birthday. According to Bell, the employee knocked on the window from the inside in an…

Watch: Trump’s Silence on the Waffle House Shooting Is Deafening; the 4 Victims Killed Were All People of Color

A white gunman is accused of killing four people of color at a Waffle House outside of Nashville, Tenn., early Sunday morning. The gunman was just apprehended by police Monday afternoon. It’s been more than 36 hours since the shooting, and Donald Trump hasn’t said anything about the incident. Instead, he’s tweeting…