Award-winning journalist, author, TV host and multimedia entrepreneur Roland S. Martin will launch #RolandMartinUnfiltered, a daily digital show, on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. The show will report on news and current events that are important to people of color, covering a wide range of topics including politics, social justice, sports, education, business, finance, entertainment and pop culture. ... read more / watch video »
Many Blacks, perhaps most, initially considered challenging Obama’s decisions sacrilegious, and more than a few continued to regard him as an icon to be neither properly critiqued nor criticized. Although increasingly concerned with his decisions, Blacks also needed to be concerned about ineffective Black leadership in general, especially in light of the daunting challenges in the 21st century. ... read more »
The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC), led by its Chairman, Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena), declared victory in securing funds related to the Caucus’ budget priorities. ... read more »
He was on the board of directors for the “One Church, One Child” program, which promoted African American adoptions with the help of local churches, as well as president of the Friends of Chicago Public Library (1982-1983). ... read more »
It is good, then, that we remember the lessons learned from that great suffering, cold and callous treatment and righteous struggles waged for justice, for rescue, relief and rebuilding for our people as well as others. ... read more »
LA Sentinel Contributing Writer, Hal Roberts reports on the 2017 Human Justice Awards celebrating actor and activist Danny Glover's birthday (July 22, 2017) in View Park, Los Angeles. ... read more / watch video »
With the theme, Social Justice and Resistance, this year’s Black Family Conference, will focus on how families can continue to fight, yet protect themselves and thrive during these times of uncertainty, ... read more / view event »
The sold-out evening began with the screening of the extended version of Young’s “Letter to the Free,” followed with a Q&A with Common and Nelson George and finally a performance by Common and his band!
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When Dr. King declared that “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”, he was invoking the moral high ground of an inclusive framework for the civil rights movement in America. ... read more »
Melissa Harris-Perry and MSNBC are going their separate ways.
“Farewell #Nerdland,” she tweeted on Sunday, referring to the probing discussions on her weekend show. “Inviting diverse new voices to table was a privilege. ... read more »