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Walmart Heirs’ Money Influences Black Charter Schools Debate
January 3, 2019
The Walton family, as one of the leading supporters of America's charter school movement, is spreading its financial support to prominent and like-minded Black leaders, from grassroots groups focused on education to mainstream national organizations such as the United Negro College Fund and Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, according to an Associated Press analysis of tax filings and nonprofit grants data. ... read more »
FBI Database to Track Deadly Encounters with Police
December 20, 2018
The federal government is launching a national database that will track when law enforcement officers use deadly force, providing more transparency about police shootings that have inflamed tensions in cities around the country. ... read more »
Civil Rights Attorney Carl Douglas Calls for Boycott of Walgreens
December 17, 2018
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – National civil rights and personal injury attorney Carl Douglas (Douglas/Hicks Law) is calling for a boycott of Walgreens (#BoycottWalgreens) stores after executives declined to temporarily remove armed guards from stores following the tragic fatal shooting death of a 21-year-old homeless man by an armed guard in their store. ... read more »
Thirteen Years After Devin Brown, Has LAPD Changed?
November 29, 2018
A charade going on at the Los Angeles Police Commission meeting every Tuesday. It goes like this: The public, mostly Black Lives Matter members, are chastised and even arrested for allegedly violating house rules and protocol. ... read more »
Can a Woman’s Coalition Survive Petulant White Women?
November 29, 2018
Black, White, Latina, Asian, Native, Palestinian and other women have starkly different experiences. We are joined by our gender but separated by the status of the men in our race, and by the differential privilege that some women experience. ... read more »