From Salon.com: 6 things you need to know about Waco’s deadly clash between biker gangs “We’re the people your parents warned you about” By JOANNA ROTHKOPF On Sunday rival biker gangs engaged in a shootout in a Texas Twin Peaks restaurant, resulting in nine deaths, 18 hospitalizations and at least […]
From Vocativ: What 16 Months Of Police Killings In The U.S. Looks Like By Shane Dixon Kavanaugh The high profile deaths of men and women at the hands of law enforcement officials in the last year—including Freddie Gray, Michael Brown and Eric Garner—have thrust the issue of police-involved […]
Justice for #WalterScott! “This has got to stop” ~ Judy Scott A mother should never have to fear that her children could be killed or harmed at the hands of those sworn to protect them. The reality is, Police kill African American and Latino people almost every week. […]
In NO particular order…whatsoever. Witness says Scott was Tased while on the ground Was Officer Michael Slager trying to plant evidence? Officer Michael Slager’s mother speaks out Police report: Passenger with Walter Scott was detained Walter Scott’s brother reacts to video of cop shooting Walter Scott Police Shooting […]
Walter Scott Shooting: Video Analysis | NBC News Published on Apr 9, 2015 Take a frame by frame look at the video showing the death of Walter Scott at the hands of South Carolina Police Officer Michael Slager. Does it match Slager’s incident report and what is the […]
From TimesUnion: Albany man dies after police use Taser gun in struggle Family questions cop death of mentally ill loved one with heart problems By Robert Gavin Albany City police are investigating the circumstances that led to the death of a mentally ill man who was shocked with […]
Create a national database for police shootings Created By Neill Franklin White Hall, MD Please sign this petition. As a 34-year veteran of the Maryland State Police and Baltimore Police Department, it troubles me that there is no national database to track police shootings of civilians. This means that we […]
FBI: Miss. Man Found Hanging Is Otis Byrd From HuffPost Black Voices: FBI Awaits Autopsy In Hanging Of Black Man In Mississippi Associated Press | By Johnny Clark and Jeff Amy PORT GIBSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi sheriff said Friday that a black man found hanging from a tree […]
Michael Brown’s Parents Announce Civil Lawsuit Published on Mar 5, 2015 Lawyers for the parents of an unarmed, black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson said that they would file a civil lawsuit in Michael Brown’s death. […]
The Final 2015 Black History Month Series Post: Earl Francis Lloyd (April 3, 1928 – February 26, 2015)
Black History Month Series 2015: Earl Francis Lloyd (April 3, 1928 – February 26, 2015) Mr Earl Francis Lioyd was a true trailblazer in the world of The National Basketball Association. Earl was the 1st Black player, 1st Black bench coach and 1st Black head coach in the NBA. […]
Black History Month Series 2015: Nancy Green (November 17, 1834 – August 30, 1923), a.k.a. Aunt Jemima.
Black History Month Series 2015: Nancy Green (November 17, 1834 – August 30, 1923) a.k.a. Aunt Jemima. Celebrating Black History Month – Nancy Green a.k.a. Aunt Jemima by Jennifer D. Loessy Nancy Green was born on Novermber 17, 1834. She was a Black storyteller and one of the first black […]
From February 21, 1965 to February 26th, 2012 to August 9th, 2014. #TrayvonMartin #MichaelBrown #MalcolmX50 pic.twitter.com/i7IErHTfPz — N.O.T.O.R.I.O.U.S.™ (@MrMilitantNegro) February 26, 2015 Trayvon Martin’s Parents ‘Heartbroken‘ Published on Feb 25, 2015 George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot black teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012, will […]
Black History Month Series 2015: Ms. Ernesta G. Procope. From Storefront to Wall Street, Ernesta G. Procope Has Blazed Trails in Insurance and Real Estate Celebrating this year’s Black Enterprise A. G. Gaston Lifetime Achievement Award Winner From Cedric ‘BIG CED’ Thornton & BLACK ENTERPRISE History-makers seldom have an example to follow; […]
Black History Month Series 2015: Trayvon Benjamin Martin (February 5, 1995 – February 26, 2012) This Black History Moment will be a tad bit different. Today The Department Of Justice informed the world there will be no federal charges against George Zimmerman. Trayvon Martin: DOJ Announces No Charges Against […]
‘Revenge Porn’ Creator Going To Jail Published on Feb 22, 2015 “The operator of a “revenge porn” website who posted stolen nude photos online has agreed to plead guilty to hacking and identity theft, according to court papers filed Wednesday in Los Angeles federal court. Hunter Moore, 28, […]
From The NY Daily News: Family of Ramarley Graham settle suit with city for $3.9M By JOHN MARZULLI Ramarley Graham, 18, was shot and killed by a NYPD cop in his Bronx home three years ago. The family of slain Bronx teen Ramarley Graham agreed to accept $3.9 million […]
The MilitantNegro SoapBox™ Trayvon Martin. Eric Garner. Tamir Rice. John Crawford. Sean Bell. Oscar Grant. Jordan Davis. Michael Brown. Lennon Lacy. Jerame Reid. This list could go on for months. All Black Men murdered by racists AmeriKKKlans. There are a list of Black Women as well….I just don’t […]
AP Source: FBI Completes Federal Probe Of Ferguson Shooting. NO Charges Against Ferguson Executioner Darren Wilson.
From The ASSOCIATED PRESS: AP source: FBI completes federal probe of Ferguson shooting By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – The FBI has completed its investigation into the police shooting of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, a U.S. official said Wednesday. The Justice Department has not yet […]
U.S. Justice Department Moves To Clear Ferguson Officer, Darren Wilson, Of Civil Rights Charges In Murder Of UNARMED Michael Brown.
From The New York Times: Justice Dept. Moving to Clear Ferguson Officer of Civil Rights Charges By MATT APUZZO and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT JAN. 21, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has begun work on a legal memo recommending no civil rights charges against a white police officer in […]
Plaintiffs KENNETH JOHNSON and JACQUELYN JOHNSON, each of whom bring this action against each of the Defendants as specified in the above styled caption and, either individually or collectively, and in connection therewith, show this Honorable Court the following: Plaintiffs KENNETH JOHNSON and JACQUELYN JOHNSON are the parents […]
Rashad Robinson, ColorOfChange.org; President Obama: This MLK Day, Enforce Laws That Stop Black Genocide.
There is an epidemic of racial bias, police violence, and a lack of accountability in our country’s police forces. Thousands have been killed.1 Millions more have been sucked into the criminal justice system by racially-biased practices — stripped of their rights and unable to gain employment because of […]
I just saw this story and was immediately shoved off the edge of the racists cliff into slave hell. I know many don’t comprehend what I mean, and thats OK. From South Florida 6 News: Family Outraged After North Miami Beach Police Use Mugshots as Shooting Targets By […]
From Counter Current News: The ‘Female Eric Garner’ Who Suffocated To Death In Police Custody A new petition is circulating in response to death of an African American citizens at the hands of police officers who many are calling the “female Eric Garner.” The petition demands is demanding […]
Luther Vandross – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas Driving While Brown … and Furry Weekly Address: Happy Holidays from the President and First Lady
Forest Whitaker Frisked Publicly for Shopping While Black in New York The store is afraid of celebrity shoplifters? Come on, Whittaker looks nothing like Winona Ryder. By Taylor Gordon Of Atlanta Black Star Forest Whitaker was publicly frisked in the middle of a New York deli […]
It is December, which means it will soon be time for the most under-celebrated holiday ever known to man: Kwanzaa! I know what you’re thinking. Who the hell celebrates Kwanzaa? These seven principles comprise Umoja (Unity), Kujichagulia (Self-Determination), Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility), Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics), Nia (Purpose), Kuumba (Creativity), Imani (Faith) Time for Kwanzaa! Hello? […]
From The Nation: A Q&A With Angela Davis On Black Power, Feminism And The Prison-Industrial Complex.
A Q&A With Angela Davis on Black Power, Feminism and the Prison-Industrial Complex “Like Nelson Mandela, we must be willing to embrace the long walk toward freedom.” Frank Barat August 27, 2014 | This article appeared in the September 15, 2014 edition of The Nation. An […]
More intimate partner homicides are committed with guns than all other weapons combined. #ProtectAllWomen #MomsDemand pic.twitter.com/mDaOeL8TZA — Moms Demand Action (@MomsDemand) October 6, 2014 57% of mass shootings are tied to domestic abuse. Pledge to #ProtectAllWomen: http://t.co/FFVXVNnlLI #MomsDemand pic.twitter.com/sywHC8Ypd9 — Moms Demand Action (@MomsDemand) October 6, […]
Alderman French Opens HealSTL Office in Ferguson Heal STL Opens Storefront In Ferguson to Register and Organize Black Voters Many people have followed or just read Antonio French on twitter during the demonstrations in Ferguson. Mr. French is an alderman in the City of St. Louis, a […]
I am of the mindset that the Department Of Justice is a day late and $5 million short when it comes to the systematic genocide of Black Americans. It’s not just Ferguson, there’s Eric Garner in NY City not to mention the many many who have died at […]
Cutting for a Cure was founded by Dennis “Denny Moe” Mitchell, who is the owner operator of Denny Moe’s Superstar Barbershop located in Harlem, New York. Denny Moe has designed a collaborative and cooperative partnership model that has successfully been able to bring the barbershop and the healthcare […]
The President’s Trip to Estonia and the United Kingdom September 2-5, 2014 President Obama travels to Estonia to meet with leaders of the Baltic States to underscore the United States’ steadfast commitment to NATO’s Article 5 collective defense guarantee and to the security of the region. […]
From The Huffington Post: UN Condemns U.S. Police Brutality, Calls For ‘Stand Your Ground’ Review Reuters | By Stephanie Nebehay Panel issues recommendations after review of U.S. record * Says killing of Michael Brown “not an isolated event” * Decries racial bias of […]