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
FERGUSON, Mo. — Hundreds of demonstrators tracked through pouring rain and blistering heat on Saturday, calling for accountability for the officer who gunned down an unarmed 18-year-old here three weeks ago and for broader policing reforms.Read More
Racial politics in the U.S. is beholden to the space of black death. On Monday, Michael Brown’s family, friends and loved ones gathered to lay his body to rest, even though his unjust and untimely death leaves his community of Ferguson, Missouri, in a state of unrest.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
Literature—regardless of how it is delivered, whether in song, sermon, novel, short story, poem or essay—has the unique ability to inform, to uplift, and to shape our opinions and worldviews.Read More
Across America, protesters and police increasingly seem to be on a collision course. Whether demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri...Read More
Night after night, Fox News doubles down on hate. Whether George Zimmerman, Bundy or Ferguson, it just gets worse.Read More
Hundreds of stunned residents placed emergency phone calls in the hours after exercises began as several black helicopters weaved in between skyscrapers...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
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