Tag: police brutality

Catalonia hurtles towards independence after referendum

Catalonia hurtles towards independence after referendum

The city of Barcelona was brought to a standstill over recent days as the Catalonian public clashed with the Spanish police following the controversial independence vote last Sunday, Oct. 1. Massive crowds converged in the city centre to vent their anger at what they perceived as an unjust use of violence by police in order to prevent the public from […]

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Dallas Cowboys lock arms and take a knee during the national anthem in protest of police brutality. Photo credit to Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Athletes should feel free to kneel during anthem

Ever since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeled for the United States national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner” in 2016, several other NFL players and teams have followed his example. The actions of these football players symbolize a peaceful protest against police brutality in America. The athletes are protesting in a variety of ways, such as locking arms with their […]

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Beyoncé Gets in Formation

Beyoncé Gets in Formation

The Queen has returned. On Saturday, February 6th,  just in time for her halftime show performance, Beyoncé unexpectedly released a new pro-black anthem, entitled “Formation”  exclusively through Tidal. Along with the single, she released a powerful music video that- needless to say- broke the internet. Throughout the song, the 34-year-old singer proves that she has no shame in her culture and […]

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