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Nigeria’s young activists are doing the work — but they can’t do it alone

Photos: Emmanuel Mensah Agbeble


The powers that be aren’t doing enough to protect their Black constituents


Monitor

The promise of American carnage has arrived

Federal officers in camoflague walk amidst tear gas while quelling protestors in Portland.
Federal officers in camoflague walk amidst tear gas while quelling protestors in Portland.
Federal officers operate amid tear gas while clearing the street in front of the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse on July 21, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying the cross.” — Author unknown


Here’s what changed my mind

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A conceptual portrait of a black woman with glitter on her face, with her face slightly blurred/double exposed.
Photo: Mads Perch/Getty Images


MONITOR

Trump is an autocrat, and here’s why you should care

A photo of police tear gassing protestors as the police ride on horses past them.
A photo of police tear gassing protestors as the police ride on horses past them.
Protestors are tear gassed as the police disperse them near the White House on June 1, 2020 as demonstrations against George Floyd’s death continue. Photo: Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images


Reallocating the budgets of police departments isn’t a new idea, but one that’s reached the mainstream

A photo of a protest. One big sign reads “DEFUND THE POLICE.”
A photo of a protest. One big sign reads “DEFUND THE POLICE.”
A participant holding a Defund The Police sign at the protest. Thousands of protesters filled the streets of Brooklyn on June 2, 2020, in a massive march to demand justice for George Floyd, killed by Officer Derek Chauvin and to make a loud call for the defunding of the police force. Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket/Getty Images

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