Shadowproof is seeking pitches from journalists or writers on a variety of subjects for publication in September and October.
Shemekia Copeland is a blue musician who has been part of the Alligator Records family in Chicago since her debut in 1998. Her latest album, “America’s Child,” grapples with the resurgence of hate in the United States, particularly since the election of President Donald Trump. One of the more moving
Emails obtained by Lucy Parsons Labs reveal that Geofeedia touted social media surveillance of students to sell their services to Evanston police.
Guatemala is a country where human rights defenders face attacks and intimidation for their work against systemic corruption. Those involved in high-profile cases are often the target of harassment, smear campaigns, or even threats against their lives. Daniel Butler and Erika Martinez worked for the International Commission of Jurists and
A federal appeals court ruled the Eighth Amendment against cruel and inhuman punishment prohibits the city of Boise from prosecuting homeless individuals who sleep outside on public property when they have no home or bed in a shelter. Six current and former residents of Boise, Idaho, sued the city over
Shadowproof is sending journalist Brandon Smith to cover the trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, who killed Laquan McDonald in 2014.
“Thirty years ago, the world did not need too much from me in terms of activism. Now we need all the activists in the world to do something, and still it may not be enough.” The above was posted on Yoko Ono’s Twitter account. The statement is an apt description
The Marshall Project devotes its prison strike coverage to trying to discredit organizers and insinuate they engaged in a PR stunt.
Several hundred immigrant children remain in the custody of the United States government, separated from their parents. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Justice Department have escalated the war on immigrants by deciding domestic violence and gang violence are no reason to grant individuals asylum. The family of a child
More Islamophobic episodes were instigated by federal agencies than hate groups or individual bigots, according to a report from CAIR.