Thursday, August 22, 2019

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Rep. Lucy McBath Hits Back at NRA...

The new president of the National Rifle Association has apologized for "insensitive and inappropriate" remarks she made about Black lawmaker and pro-gun advocate Rep....

The Murder of Her Son Jordan Davis...

ATLANTA (AP) — A Democratic gun-control activist whose son was shot to death is trying to unseat a Georgia Republican congresswoman backed by the...

Relieving White Guilt: The Expectation That Black...

After an act of violence is committed against a member of a Black family, a mother, a father or a grieving relative is trotted...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Masterfully Sidesteps Megyn Kelly’s Attempt...

On Tuesday's edition of Fox News' "The Kelly File," Megyn Kelly asks activist, writer and NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about Michael Brown's mother, Lezley...

Watch: Mothers of Sandra Bland, Jordan Davis,...

On Tuesday night of...

Freddie Gray Described in the Media as...

The description of the mother of Freddie Gray by one news outlet underscores the ways in which the mainstream media use their power and...

#NotOneDime: Black Consumers Remained Steadfast in #BlackFriday...

The struggle to uphold Black lives amid a culture of racial violence has become a fight to withhold Black dollars as well.  Voices in...

Jordan Davis Documentary ‘3 1/2 Minutes, 10...

Three years ago today, on November 23, 2012, Michael Dunn, a 45-year-old white male, bickered with a group of teenagers over the volume of...

Mother of Jordan Davis Takes on Stand...

A rash of police killings of Blacks has shifted the dialogue surrounding #BlackLivesMatter away from gun-toting vigilantes like George Zimmerman to calls for more...

6 Things America Has Deemed More Valuable...

Windows When protests swept through the streets of cities like Ferguson, Missouri, and Baltimore following the deaths of unarmed Black citizens, there was an incredible...

9 Black Moms That Couldn’t Celebrate Mother’s...

Mother's Day is a time for celebrating not only the women who gave birth to us but the women who have been instrumental in our...

Parents of Slain Black Boys Lean On...

Every 10 days or so since his son was shot and killed on Aug. 9 in the streets of Ferguson, Mo., Michael Brown Sr....

As He Sentenced Dunn to Life in...

While he was sentencing Michael Dunn to life in prison without parole for murdering 17-year-old Jordan Davis in 2012, Florida Judge Russell Healey on...

Does the Conviction of Dunn Mean a...

With a mostly white jury in Florida delivering a verdict that found Michael Dunn guilty of premeditated, first-degree murder in killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis,...

New Trial Begins for Michael Dunn in...

Florida prosecutors began their second attempt Monday at convicting Michael Dunn for the murder of 17-year-old Jordan Davis in November 2012 after Dunn's previous jury could...

Snoop Dogg Joins Families of Michael Brown,...

Rapper Snoop Dogg and the League of Young Voters came together to host a panel about police brutality and the chaotic events that unfolded...

Detroit Jury Finds Wafer Guilty of Second-Degree...

Guilty! A Detroit jury Thursday afternoon convicted suburban homeowner Theodore Wafer of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the killing of 19-year-old Renisha McBride. Through his defense attorneys, Wafer...

Jordan Davis’ Parents Come Together to Fight...

Ron Davis and Lucia McBath, the divorced parents of slain teen Jordan Davis, plan to come together to fight against Florida's "stand your ground"...

Farrakhan: African-Americans Deserve Own Court System In...

Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan raised eyebrows yesterday with his suggestion that the African-American community set up its own court system because...

Michael Dunn Juror Says He Got Away...

Finally all the speculation about the jury deliberations in the Michael Dunn murder trial are being answered, as a white female juror has come...

Jesse Williams on Michael Dunn Case: ‘This...

Grey’s Anatomy’s star Jesse Williams has taken every opportunity to speak out on matters that are important to him, and this time, he’s not...