Recommendations and Love for Cop Watchers from the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement and Justice Committee

    Recommendations and Love for Cop Watchers from the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement and Justice Committee Video footage in the police killings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, Eric Garner, Delrawn Small, Freddie Gray, Ramarley Graham and others, has played an undeniable role in exposing the horrors and realities of policing in this country. In … More Recommendations and Love for Cop Watchers from the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement and Justice Committee

MXGM People's Self Defense Campaign Statement on the Murder of Eric Garner by the NYPD

Eric Garner was a husband, a father of six, grandfather of two and a loved member of a community. On July 17, 2014, his life was ended by a NYPD officer’s chokehold, which has been explicitly banned as a restraint tactic for years before former officer Francis Livoti choked and killed young Anthony Baez in … More MXGM People's Self Defense Campaign Statement on the Murder of Eric Garner by the NYPD

Fifth Annual Black August Art Exhibition and Fundraiser

Art Exhibition Overview: The Malcolm X Grassroots Movement (MXGM) is seeking art of various mediums including, but not limited to photography, drawings, sculptures, paintings, collages, live-art, and other forms of for the Second Annual Black August Art Exhibition. The exhibition will take place in August of 2014 in New York City at the National Black Theatre in Harlem. … More Fifth Annual Black August Art Exhibition and Fundraiser

Telling Our Stories: Lalit Clarkson on His Experiences Using Organizing and Legal Tools to Bring About Police Accountability

As a member of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement’s Peoples Self Defense Campaign, my work has included conducting Know Your Rights workshops throughout New York City and leading Cop Watch Teams in Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights Brooklyn. I was also a named plaintiff of the Floyd v the city of New York lawsuit which challenged … More Telling Our Stories: Lalit Clarkson on His Experiences Using Organizing and Legal Tools to Bring About Police Accountability

Telling Our Stories: Justin Thomas On His Recent Lawsuit Against The NYPD And Why It's Important to Assert Our Rights

The video camera is a police officer’s worst enemy. This is why across the country aggressive steps are being taken to make the filming of police officers an illegal offense. Those of us who are aware of our rights understand that this is a fallacy and that the law grants us every right to film … More Telling Our Stories: Justin Thomas On His Recent Lawsuit Against The NYPD And Why It's Important to Assert Our Rights

MXGM Statement on the Dropping of the Stop-and-Frisk Ruling Appeal

MXGM Statement on the Dropping of the Stop-and-Frisk Ruling Appeal   February 2, 2014 made 2 years since the NYPD’s murder of Ramarley Graham. February 4, 2014 made 15 years since the NYPD’s murder of Amadou Diallo. February 14, 2014 will make 1 year and 8 months since the NYPD’s murder of Shantel Davis. February 21, … More MXGM Statement on the Dropping of the Stop-and-Frisk Ruling Appeal

MXGM Reflection on the Floyd v. City of NY Ruling Against Stop and Frisk

On February 4, 1999, 22-year old Amadou Diallo got home from a long day of work and stepped back out for a trip to the store. As he made his way back into his building, he was trailed by four plain-clothed NYPD officers who profiled him and killed him in the vestibule of his building … More MXGM Reflection on the Floyd v. City of NY Ruling Against Stop and Frisk

Malcolm X Grassroots Movement Press Statement on Floyd v. City of New York

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, March 17, 2013   Contacts: Nadia Alexis 646-645-2334 Linda Tigani 718-419-2143   The Malcolm X Grassroots Movement stands in solid support of all victims of police harassment, abuse and murder represented through the cases of Davis vs. City of New York, Ligon vs. City of New York and Floyd vs. City of New … More Malcolm X Grassroots Movement Press Statement on Floyd v. City of New York