Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Tag: Black Lives Matter

Report: Justice Department To Sue Ferguson Police...

If media reports are true, the Ferguson police department, where white officer Darren Wilson worked when he shot and killed unarmed Black teenager Michael...

Rapper Talib Kweli and Activists Distribute $100K...

Rapper Talib Kweli announced that he is joining with activists to distribute $100,000 in grants to address the issue of many young Black men...

Artists, Musicians Are Using Their Work and...

“Albums still matter. Like books and Black lives, albums still matter.” Those were all the words that music icon Prince had to use during the...

10 Years Later, Family Still Fighting Pain...

This profile is part of an ongoing series of narratives focused on men and women who have been killed by the police. It is...

6 Months After Ferguson: Is Al Sharpton...

What are we to make of Rev. Al Sharpton? Six months since the killing of Michael Brown on the streets of Ferguson by a white...

Mother Desperately Seeks Justice After Chicago Police...

This profile is part of an ongoing series of narratives focused on men and women who have been killed by the police. It is...

To Sustain Black Lives Matter Movement, Younger...

Black Lives Matter, Part II The Black Lives Matter movement can potentially reshape the national dialogue around race, class and the criminal justice system. It...

To Sustain Black Lives Matter Movement, Younger...

Black Lives Matter, Part I Almost 100 years ago, the Harlem intellectual Hubert Harrison celebrated Black resistance to racialized violence in the essay “As the...

Black Lives Matter Profiles: Remembering the Joyful...

  This profile is part of an ongoing series of narratives focused on men and women who have been killed by the police. It is...

Black Lives Matter Movement Pushes Its Message...

President Obama did not spend much time on the nationwide protests concerning the killing of unarmed Black men in his State of the Union...

10 Rising Voices Who Should Snatch the...

African-Americans continue to find themselves at the bottom of most every measure tracking a community's well-being in the U.S. Though most of the current...

Black Struggle Against Police in U.S. Gets...

The Black community's struggle against police brutality in the U.S. has received support from a powerful source, as Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's Supreme Leader, sent out...

‘Black Lives Matter’ Is About More Than...

The phrase “Black lives matter” has been used countless times as a stance against racial profiling and the use of excessive force by police...

Protests in Berkeley Over Police Brutality Turn...

Protests in Berkley, CA, over the Eric Garner verdict turned violent for the second night on Sunday. Protesters threw bricks, rocks and pipes at police,...

Kings With Broken Crowns: After Eric Garner...

A successful CEO and branding expert at the age of 24 or a violent thug who poses a threat to everyone around him? Only one...

NYC Mayor de Blasio Fears What Eric...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gave a very personal reaction to the grand jury’s decision not to indict the New York officer...
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