Yes! — 10 Ways Human Rights and Democracy Won in 2014 (Yeah, You Heard That Right)

Optimism!

Rise Up Times

Let’s be honest: It was a brutal year for human rights. But we still have victories worth celebrating.

by   Yes! Magazine  December 29, 2014

Ferguson, Missouri. October, 2014. Photo by Sarah-Ji.

In 2014, we saw a lot of brutality. Unarmed black men and women were killed by police, women were raped on college campuses and in military barracks, foreign nationals were tortured, and young and mentally ill Americans were confined for extended periods in solitary confinement in U.S. prisons.

The privilege of whiteness is under review.

It was a violent year, but no worse than other years. What was different was the emergence of new movements of resistance—and with them new possibilities for change.

1. Black Lives Matter

It was no secret to black Americans that they were disproportionately targeted for police violence, arrests, and incarceration. Black men are 21 times as likely to be shot…

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