According to organizers, people who wish to become more politically involved can have more influence at the state level. Black Lives Matter activists are launching a new initiative to shift the movement’s focus to state capitols, the Associated Press reports. People who wish to become more politically involved have the potential of greater influence at the state […]
According to organizers, people who wish to become more politically involved can have more influence at the state level.
CLEVELAND– As the Cavaliers were playing the Suns in Phoenix Monday night, a group on Twitter was calling for the team’s star to sit out. The hashtag #NoJusticeNoLeBron was in response to a grand jury’s decision not to indict two Cleveland police officers in the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Some advocates hoped LeBron James […]
Newly released video shows the encounter that Hillary Clinton had earlier this month in New Hampshire with Black Lives Matter activists, who demanded the Democratic presidential hopeful address issues of systemic racism. During the August 11 exchange, Black Lives Matter Worcester organizer Julius Jones began byquestioning Clinton’s current stance on mass incarceration, considering she has once been […]
Google Doodle features Chicago civil rights icon Ida B. Wells: http://t.co/SRXM8E618R pic.twitter.com/u4gWxW8N8K — Chicago Sun-Times (@Suntimes) July 16, 2015 Today, Google Doodle celebrates the 135th…
CLEVELAND- The Fox 8 I-Team obtained this video of an open letter by eight Cleveland activists, asking for arrest warrants to be issued for two city police officers involved with the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. A motion is now pending by the activists in the Eighth District Court of Appeals. “We are working to […]
Following Michael Eric Dyson’s open and brutal critique of his former friend Dr. Cornel West, the author opened up to HuffPost Live’s Marc Lamont Hill about the…
In an effort to provide economic support to activists on the front lines of protests against police violence in Ferguson, Mo., rapper Talib Kweli on Friday distributed over $100,000 in grant money to support protesters. RELATED: FBI Boss Calls For “Open and Honest Discussion” Between Blacks And Police “These are young men and women who have […]
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Tuesday evening east side Cleveland council members held a very well attended community meeting on what to do to make the community safer. This comes on the heels of two women found within about a mile of each other, both had been murdered. “Everybody needs to be involved,” encouraged Councilman Zack Reed. “You […]
*A coalition of Black activists has launched a national campaign they call “Occupy ‘Red Tails’” to spur Americans to go see the monumental George Lucas production of “Red Tails” which based on the story of the Tuskegee Airmen. Judge Kevin Ross, Michael Ajakwe, Najee Ali and several others are petitioning Americans across the country to recognize those who fought to maintain American freedoms and privileges. For over 23 years, Lucas has been trying to tell the story of the courageous Black pilots who transformed the makeup of the military, but Hollywood wasn’t having it. So the big time filmmaker decided to tell the story, using $90 million of his own money to make and market the film.