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
In the hours after the attacks of September 11, 2oo1, they were angry at the terrorists who flew planes into the Pentagon and World Trade Center.Read More
One month ago, the nation’s consciousness around race relations was awoken abruptly following the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. For many people, this awakening was a sharp reminder that the victories of the Civil Rights era aren’t so far back in the shadows...Read More
President Obama came to the Presidency as the peace time President and two years before he leaves office, he has been forced into being a war time President.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
If the U.S. does nothing, the Arab world will continue its slide into sectarian bigotry, political repression, and madness. This will come back to haunt the United States.Read More
Police Mistakes in Ferguson Involve Gender as Well as Race: The Forgotten Lessons of Los Angeles’ Christopher Commission
"Michael Brown doesn't want to be remembered for a riot," the Rev. Al Sharpton said at the shooting victim's funeral.Read More
ROME, Italy – Pope Francis spoke on Saturday at a cemetery only a few miles from where his Italian grandfather fought...Read More
Sometimes conservative politicians, particularly those who hail from the South, accidentally forget to dog-whistle and they say what’s really on their minds.Read More
A newly released recording raises questions about what the iconic saxophonist might have achieved if he hadn’t died at age 40.Read More
SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah (AP) — A woman has criticized police in the Utah County city of Saratoga Springs over the fatal shooting of her 22-year-old son...Read More
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