It's finally our favorite time of the year: The CFDA Awards have arrived -- or, the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards, for those of you who aren't familiar. For one night, the biggest designers, style editors and celebrities...Show More Summary
FOR DECADES The Blacks Who Were Captured Off Of The Motherland And Later Returned With The White Man To Steal More Of Our People Away HAD STRUGGLED In The Name Of 'Diversity And Inclusion' To Have BLACK IMAGES On The Covers Of 'White...Show More Summary
Two comprehensive reports published since Saturday provide new information about police killings in the United States, filling a void left by the lack of a national standard for reporting the use of deadly force. The Washington PostShow More Summary
In this journey I've come to really value the folks I let in my life. Below are some rules that have helped me move things forward. I've learned these things from various sources, whether they come from books, blogs, podcasts or personal mentors. Show More Summary
SBPDL: Does This Innocent White Face Look Like He Could Kill Someone? My Fox Atlanta: Killer Jeffrey Scott Pitts Goes On A Shooting Rampage In Rockdale County Georgia Newsday: Rockdale County Man Goes 'Postal' Yet He Never Worked AtShow More Summary
Recent events in Baltimore are a reminder of the need to build "civic infrastructure" in inner-city communities like Sandtown, the neighborhood in which Freddie Gray lived, a neighborhood I studied closely when writing Black Baltimore:...Show More Summary
Now Kim Kardashian, this is how you break the internet.
Can't tell if you're competitive... or you just have rage issues. So you play in a rec league. Who doesn't these days? What's your game -- Dodgeball? Kickball? Inner Tube Water Polo? Maybe you're just there to have a good time and meet people. Show More Summary
The folks at Cut Video invited Black men and boys from 5 - 50 to respond to one word: "privilege."
On July 13, 2013, 33-year-old Jermaine McBean had just purchased a BB gun from a Florida store and was heading home when police spotted him. Police claim that McBean ignored their orders to drop the weapon so they fired shots killing the IT specialist.
The lawsuit a former public school teacher filed claiming racial discrimination and retaliation in her workplace will go to trial on Monday, NJ.com reports.
It's no secret that African American women are disproportionately represented in arrest statistics across the United States, and it appears this pattern of punishment begins for young black girls at a very early age. Last year a NewShow More Summary
AJC: CARROLTON GEORGIA: Teen Killed In A Fight, Involving 100 People And GangsTHOSE WHO ARE ALLOWED TO PICK AND CHOOSE THEIR 'RACIAL INJURY' WILL MOST FREQUENTLY SELECT THE ONE THAT MOST AFFIRMS THEIR 'IDEOLOGICAL INTERESTS FOR ADVANCEMENT'
Some people just want to watch the world burn –and annoy the hell out of this blogger. Take Italian designer Charlotte Olympia, which is peddling a $1,300 taco purse, a taco-shaped thing “embellished with Swarovski crystals and embroidered silk organza.” I don’t know … Continue reading ?
They are creative, I'll give 'em that. The same conservatives who succeeded in getting the Supreme Court to gut the Voting Rights Act last year are now attacking the principle of one person, one vote, and the court has just agreed to hear their case. Show More Summary
COMMAND: MAKE OUR "BLACK HOMICIDE VICTIMIZATION RATE EQUAL TO THAT OF THE WHITE MAN, SO THAT WE WOULD GAIN A '50 BASIS POINTS' INCREASE TOWARD EQUALITY ON THE NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE 'WHITE PEOPLE ARE THE 1.0 PERFECTION' REPORT (The State...Show More Summary
Henry Johnson, just 5 feet 4 and weighing 130 pounds, is a towering figure in American’s military history. France awarded Johnson the Croix du Guerre, that nation’s highest military honor, in 1918. Yet he died a forgotten man back h...
In the wake of the Michael Brelo verdict, citizens in Cleveland had a choice: to burn and tear down or protest and build up. Despite the push and urge of outside agitators -- carpetbaggers who came into our community from the outside -- pastors, police and community groups held the peace. Show More Summary
The percentage of Blacks and Latino/as in Law Enforcement has long lagged behind their percentage of the national population. In addition, as Delores Jones-Brown, professor of criminal justice at John Jay College of Criminal JusticeShow More Summary
William Chapman’s family believes his case is akin to that of Ferguson, Mo.’s Michael Brown’s.