I firmly believe that black lives matter, but I’m beginning to wonder if America shares that conviction. If black lives mattered, would the Washington Post have found that in America’s largest cities, nearly three- quarters of the unsolved murders over a decade involved black victims. Would they have found that in Philadelphia, where we’ve had […]
A district court judge has called out the Tulsa police officer who allegedly killed Terence Crutcher for doing an interview about the case on national TV. According to the New York Daily News, Judge Doug Drummond had some harsh words for officer Betty Jo Shelby, who is accused of shooting an unarmed Terence to death. […]
Five years after Trayvon Martin’s death, the fight for justice for young Black men continues.
Rachel Nash, who is white, created the bank card art as a means of expressing her disgust with the death of Freddie Gray and her endearment for BLM.
Civil rights leaders including Andrew Young, C.T. Vivian and Xernona Clayton talked with several University of Alabama and University of Washington football players about continuing the fight for progress and overcoming racial divides during a discussion at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia on Tuesday night.
Aside from the surprising election of a businessman-turned-reality-star-turned-politician as the 45th President of the United States, here are some other top political moments of 2016.
Erica Campbell chats with Bishop J. Drew Sheard, known as “a bridge builder to other denominations,” is the senior pastor at the Greater Emanuel Institution Church of God & Christ in Detroit Michigan, and holds tons of accolades for his work. He talks about his work with millennials in order to “prepare the next tier […]
Donald Trump supporters are like a box of chocolates: you never know what you're going to get.
Ever since I first learned how, I’ve loved to read. I read nearly anything and everything that crosses my path, from the back of a cereal box to weighty academic publications (if I can get through them!) If I had to pick a favorite genre, it would be autobiographies of famous people, but by no […]
A Detroit woman is proving that real-life is scarier than anything fictional this Halloween, as she has decided to use her decorations as a means to make a powerful statement about the recent tragedies around the country. https://twitter.com/TheRoot/status/785933109174931456 Larethia Haddon expected that she would draw a lot attention, surprised eyes and even controversy for her […]
Seemingly, the popular thing to do these days is to blame the Black Lives Matter Movement for every terrible thing that is happening in the world. This time BLM is being blamed for the “accidental” murder of the wife of a prominent Atlanta attorney. Apparently when the gun in his car accidentally discharged killing his […]