Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Tag: Mike Brown

Beyoncé Reportedly Walked Out of a Reebok...

Beyoncé just scored a major deal with Adidas, but before that other sneaker companies tried hard to partner with her. The "Irreplaceable" singer recently relaunched her...

New St. Louis Prosecutor Wesley Bell Promptly...

The new St. Louis County prosecutor used his second day in office to terminate three assistant prosecutors, including two who had long held their...

Warner Bros. Apparently Wants to Develop Michael...

Warner Bros. is reportedly bringing the story of Michael Brown to the big screen and not everyone is thrilled, believing it is simply exploitative. Brown...

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...

With a Year Left in Office, People...

With less than a year left in office, people have begun speculating as to what President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle will do...

People Had Very Mixed Reactions to the...

Wednesday's episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, “A Nation Divided,” centered on the story of an unarmed Black teen who was shot...

One Year Later: 8 Moments That Proved...

The Ferguson Police Department's History of Racism Darren Wilson, the ex-cop who killed Michael Brown, worked for the Ferguson Police Department, which is “guilty of racism...

Gunfire Erupts in Ferguson During Anniversary of...

Peaceful protests in Ferguson commemorating the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of Mike Brown by police officer Darren Wilson was interrupted by gunfire...

Ferguson Movement Successful, But Not For Reason...

  On Wednesday, the Huffington Post published a reflective piece on Ferguson, Missouri, a year later, citing that the unrest in Ferguson worked and provided some...

5 Black NBA Coaches Who Should Get...

Last summer, nine rookie head coaches were hired. Seven were white. Further, six of them had never played in the NBA, either: Mike Malone,...

Ferguson: Black and White America at the...

They said we would forget them, instead not only is Ferguson being watched closely by those of us who are American citizens, it’s also...

A Black Mother’s Painful Letter to Her...

November 25, 2014 To my beautiful boy, It is with profound sadness that I sit here writing this letter to you. You are only 8-years old...

To Avoid Violence and Chaos, Ferguson Activists...

To prevent an explosion of violence, activists in Ferguson say they are hoping to get an advanced notice on whether or not the white...

A Tale of Two Countries

By Anthony T. Browder This is a tale of two countries and their treatment of two African-American men named Michael Brown. This is also a...

Rev. Jim Wallis to White Christians: ‘You...

The Rev. Jim Wallis is sending a powerful “wake-up call” to white Christians who are refusing to fight back against a “racialized police system.” Wallis...

New York Times Writer Apologizes for Michael...

New York Times writer John Eligon has apologized for his description of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old who was shot multiple times by a...