Wednesday, April 8, 2020

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Controversial Shootings Haven’t Affected Careers of NYPD...

They say crime doesn’t pay, but that doesn’t seem to be the case for New York police officers. News reports state that police officers...

Citadel Suspends Cadets Pictured in ‘KKK’ Outfits...

The Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action Network (NAN) say they have rescinded their request for the resignation of Lt. Gen. (rtd.) John...

Family Members, Supporters Hope Corey Jones’ Death...

The family of Corey Jones, a Florida man who was shot dead by police while waiting for a tow truck, hope his death won’t...

Jesse Jackson and #BlackLivesMatter: The Rift Between...

The birth of a new #BlackLivesMatter movement to fight systemic racism provides an opportunity to examine both the similarities and the contrasts between the...

Judge Dismisses $20 Billion Racial Discrimination Lawsuit...

A few weeks after his MSNBC show, PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton, was spared from the chopping block, Sharpton dodged another attack. The $20 billion...

12 Important Twitter Reactions to the Charleston...

  On the Initial Reaction The media should be ashamed. 3 hours to get on air and then gives detailed suspect description WITHOUT mentioning his race....

Dr. Boyce Watkins Gives a Poignant Explanation...

via Boyce Watkins' YouTube Channel

Baltimore’s Young People Have Tired of the...

The standard guard of Black people in distress—the reverends Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton and the old civil rights organizations—are relics to the young...

Great Minds Not Thinking Alike: The Disappointing...

In 10,000 words, Michael Eric Dyson imploded his 35-year friendship with Cornel West—if it was not already there. Two of the country’s great minds...

Frustrated Leaders Planning a Hunger Strike Until...

Nominated six months ago and cleared by the Judiciary Committee in February, Loretta Lynch remains unconfirmed as the U.S. Attorney General because the Republican...

Al Sharpton Named in Lawsuit, Accused of...

Al Sharpton’s place in the movement for justice is strange at worst, enigmatic at best, especially for someone who has been in the civil...

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...

5 Black Celebrities Who Reportedly Took Side...

The Rev. Al Sharpton Earlier this year, reports surfaced that activist and talk show host the Rev. Al Sharpton was once a paid informant for the FBI. In April,...

Sharpton: Don’t ‘Sugarcoat’ History by Forgetting Reagan...

Nelson Mandela's death has prompted an outpouring of effusive praise from the media and politicians across the political spectrum, but Rev. Al Sharpton pointed...

NY State Atty. Gen. Launches Probe of...

The accusations of racial profiling lodged against New York department stores Macy's and Barneys have reached the state attorney general's office. State Attorney General Eric...

Crying Shame: 10 Black Celebs Caught Expressing...

Nene Leakes, star of  "Real Housewives of Atlanta," sadly but proudly diced up her nose a few years ago. "I still wanted to look...

Cornel West: Obama’s King Anniversary Speech ‘Pretty...

Reflecting on addresses at the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, Professor Cornel West lamented how the...

As Obama Marks 50th Anniversary March, He...

When President Obama steps to the podium today to deliver a speech marking the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther...

Tawana Brawley Forced to Compensate Male Victim...

The nation was stunned in 1987 by an African-American teenager's accusation that she had been brutally gang raped by a group of white men,...