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Geraldo Rivera: Hip-hop has damaged communities of color more than racism over last 10 years

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Fox News contributor Geraldo Rivera, who once argued that Trayvon Martin’s choice of clothing contributed to his shooting death, criticized what he described as hip-hop culture while describing himself as a “militant moderate” in an interview with HuffPostLive on Tuesday....

Trayvon Martin Shooting Equated To Muslims As His Death Is Remembered

As Trayvon Martin is remembered almost three years after his death at the hands of George Zimmerman, some are using his name to describe how Muslim Americans might feel after the Chapel Hill shooting. But friends and family only want...Show More Summary

Trayvon Martin Anniversary: Three Years After Teen’s Death, His Legacy Continues To Grow

Trayvon Martin was gunned down on a rainy Florida street in early 2012, but even close to three years later the legacy of the teenager is continuing to grow. Martin was shot and killed by George Zimmerman, a self-appointed neighborhood watch captain who was later acquitted of the shooting. Show More Summary

Watch the Official Music Video for Joey Bada$$’s “Like Me” feat. BJ the Chicago Kid

Joey Bada$$ salutes his debut album B4.DA.$$. and releases the official video for his track “Like Me.” Featuring BJ the Chicago Kid, the video is directly inspired by the stories of Trayvon Martin and Mike Brown, with a narrative that… The post Watch the Official Music Video for Joey Bada$$’s “Like Me” feat. BJ the Chicago Kid appeared first on Highsnobiety.

Joey Bada$$ premieres powerful “Like Me” video — watch

New York emcee's new visual echoes the tragedies of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown.

Addressing the School to Prison Pipeline: Why Education Is the Liberation of Black Youth

There is a war going on outside -- that no Black youth is safe from. Most recently, we've seen this war played out through the extrajudicial killings of Trayvon Martin, Mike Brown, Tamir Rice and other victims of state-sanctioned violence. Show More Summary

Kendrick Lamar's New Track Is FIRE! The Blacker The Berry Talks Trayvon Martin, Racial Tensions In America And More! Check It HERE!!

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Kendrick Lamar's new track is pure fire! He just dropped The Blacker The Berry and wow, it's fantastic. The song just comes so hard, with that amazing beat just carrying the whole tune — but it's Kendrick's lyrics that make this track something special. [ Kendrick Lamar's Ferguson Comments Piss Off Azealia Banks! ] He speaks openly about the [...]

Powerful Video “BEAUTIFUL BOY”, Trayvon Martin and Mike Brown – Inspired Single

Woodworks, an independent record label based in Inglewood, CA, has created visuals for their original song, “Beautiful Boy.” This single was written and produced by Daniel Farris, founder of Woodworks. The video not only hits home for the activists of today’s social issues, but also pulls on the heart strings of every mother. This track Keep Reading ?

Pharrell pays tribute to 'Hands up, don't shoot' at the Grammys

Pharrell made a powerful statement during his Grammys performance Sunday night, slipping in a subtle reference to the deaths of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown During a piano break of "Happy" by Lang Lang, dancers wearing black hoodies...Show More Summary

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams Is Opposed To Local D.A.'s Being Stripped Of Their Ability To Prosecute Police. Asks The "Social Justice Activists" To Recall The "Hoodie" He Wore In Support Of "Justice For Trayvon Martin" As Proof That He "St

Who Are You To Question The Integrity Of District Attorney Seth Williams And His Impartiality In Investigating The Philadelphia Police Department? He Stood With You In Your Fight For Justice For Trayvon He Stood With The Mayor Of Philadelphia...Show More Summary

How the Death of Trayvon Martin Birthed Black History

His murder gave life to perhaps to most lively and sustained debate on racial profiling. The post How the Death of Trayvon Martin Birthed Black History appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Slippery Motherfucker George Zimmerman Avoided Another Assault Charge

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

George Zimmerman, who has been involved in three separate domestic violence incidents since his 2013 acquittal for the murder of Trayvon Martin, has once again easily ducked the long arm of the law. Read more...

George Zimmerman assault case dropped; ex recants

3 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Man acquitted of murder charge in Trayvon Martin shooting no longer facing charge he threw wine bottle at his ex-girlfriend

Girlfriend Recants, No Charges for Zimmerman

George Zimmerman is on to his third domestic violence incident since killing Trayvon Martin. And not just three incidents, three separate women: his ex-wife and then two successive girlfriends. Once again, the girlfriend has now recanted her account of George's latest attack. So he will face no charges. Presumably his killin' finger remains itchy.

Mike Brown & Trayvon Martin Weren’t Fatherless, Though: Black Sheriff Blames Absentee Fathers For Police Killings Of Young Black Men

Black Sheriff Blames Absentee Fathers For Police Killing Of Young Black Men via Washington Times Sheriff David Clarke, Milwaukee County’s tough-talking, outspoken law enforcement official, called the NAACP an irrelevant “propaganda” tool for the political left and said it was

Shameik Moore on the Significance of Dope in the Wake of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown

Check out all Slate’s interviews from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. In Rick Famuyiwa’s Dope, high schooler Malcolm (Shameik Moore) struggles with reconciling being a nerd while living in the rough neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Show More Summary

The growing ties between #BlackLivesMatter and Palestine

Founded after Black teen Trayvon Martin’s 2012 death, the Dream Defenders are focused on challenging racism in America. They have helped lead the burgeoning #BlackLivesMatter demonstrations that have swept the nation and recently have joined U.S. Show More Summary

Black Lives Matter: Abortion Kills 19 Times as Many Blacks as Murder

After the deaths of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Eric Garner, protesters took to the streets across the nation declaring that ‘Black Lives Matter.’ It wasn’t a moment, they argued, but a movement. “Black Lives Matter is an ideological and political intervention in a world where Black lives are systematically and intentionally targeted for demise,” […]

Violence Against Black Transgender Women Goes Largely Ignored

Elle Hearns was hoping to share in the collective pain other black people were feeling during a Trayvon Martin rally in Columbus, Ohio, in April 2012.

Boston #BlackLivesMatter Protest Statements a Hot Mess of Leftist Psycho-Sexual Babble

“We recognize that this movement has been spearheaded by Black queer women and gender-nonconforming people.” Actually the movement was spearheaded by the heterosexual parents of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Eric Garner who rightly or wrongly believe their sons’ deaths … Continue reading ?

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