C-SPAN: Town Hall on Shooting in Ferguson, Missouri"
Vantage Point by Dr. Ron Daniels
The Killing of Black Men Continues
When will it stop? The police killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, coming on the heals of the killing of Eric Garner, an unarmed Black man by a policeman’s choke hold in Staten Island, New York, is yet another painful, traumatic reminder of the long history of occupation, torture, abuse and killing of Black people in America, particularly Black men.Read More
WASHINGTON -- A coalition of activists carried 900,000 petitions to the gates of the White House on Thusday afternoon demanding that Attorney General Eric Holder...Read More
As I've said before, the idea of reparations precedes this month's cover of The Atlantic, and the work around it—among scholars, activists, and writers.Read More
Essentially, the fragile social order in Ferguson County, Missouri, has collapsed.Read More
Walter L. Fields Jr.
Despite arguments against him doing so, President Obama needs to board Air Force One and travel to Ferguson Missouri and give a clear and strong message...Read More
Dr. Maulana Karenga
Throughout the global African community, we gather together this month to celebrate the centennial of the founding of the Universal Negro Improvement Association...Read More
Staying out of prison. That’s my response to those who wonder why I push myself, unmercifully. Keeping busy takes my mind off injustice. So, for now, that’s why I am in France.Read More
Rev. Jesse Jackson
There is a Ferguson near you. Many pundits are saying that the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has revealed troubling racial tensions in America.Read More
A young African-American girl sat on the winding stair case at Busboys and Poets on K Street Wednesday, peering through the railing at the crowd gathered below.Read More
Rappers are making their voices heard in song and on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown’s shooting death, channeling hip-hop’s earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice.Read More
Americans are used to this nation’s military being engaged in wars across the world; wars against nations and enemies “over there.”Read More
On Friday afternoon, August 22nd around 5:20 p.m., while innocently walking by myself from a restaurant on Wilshire Blvd.Read More
The Denver Police Department is looking to equip 800 officers with body cameras in 2015.Read More
Last Tuesday, two St. Louis police officers shot and killed 25-year-old Kajieme Powell just a few miles away from the ongoing protests sparked by the police killing of another young black man, Michael Brown of Ferguson, Missouri.Read More
Ferguson’s fires run counter to the narrative about suburbia, the story Americans tell themselves about strip malls and rolling lawns, about McMansions and upward mobility.Read More
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