Police have been spying on Black reporters and activists for years. I know because I’m one of them.

This article was produced in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — On Aug. 20, 2018, the first day of a federal police surveillance trial, I discovered that the Memphis Police Department was spying on me. The ACLU of Tennessee had sued the MPD, alleging that the department was in […]