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Dallas Officer Arrested on Manslaughter Warrant
September 13, 2018
A White Dallas police officer was arrested Sunday on a manslaughter charge in the off-duty shooting of a Black neighbor whose apartment she says she mistook for her own. ... read more »
Sustaining Righteous Community Outrage
August 23, 2018
Righteous outrage must be sustainable.it is necessary to bring about the political pressure crucial for actual long range change.  Of course, ultimately, it is the responsibility of the Black community itself to forge its own future which requires new mindsets and most important, new behavior. Developing sustainable righteous outrage is only one of other important tasks that collectively, we must undertake as part of a self-determined Black agenda. ... read more »
Justice Served: McCulloch Out, Bell in as St. Louis County Prosecutor
August 16, 2018
Just over four years ago, on August 9, 2014, 18-year-old Michael Brown was murdered by police officer Darren Wilson. He was shot six times, and might have survived some of the shots, but was fatally wounded when he was shot in the head. Wilson claimed he shot in self-defense, but Michael Brown was unarmed. St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch took his time convening a grand jury and announced in November 2014, three months after Brown's murder, that the grand jury voted not to indict Wilson. ... read more »
PHOTO OF THE DAY: Colin Kaepernick , Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin Together #TrayvonMartin
July 31, 2018
In solidarity of the Trayvon Martin Story, Kaepernick posted a photo with Trayvon’s parents. Many other black entertainers have been promoting the docu-series, part two of the Trayvon Martin documentary airs on the Paramount Network and BET. ... read more »
WATCH: Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Calls for Suspension of Stand Your Ground Law
July 31, 2018
Tallahassee mayor  and candidate for FL Governor Andrew Gillum has called for current Governor Rick Scott to issue an Executive Order and suspend the controversial “Stand your Ground” ... read more »
WATCH: Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story, a Six-Part Docu-Series Set to Premiere July 30th
July 27, 2018
ABOUT REST IN POWER: THE TRAYVON MARTIN STORY Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story examines the life and legacy of Trayvon Martin. The six-part, unscripted documentary series looks at one of the most talked-about and controversial events of the last decade, ... read more »
‘When They Call You a Terrorist’ a Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors with asha bandele, Foreword by Angela Davis Book Review
May 11, 2018
Although the African American community appreciated her efforts, the same couldn't be said for the LAPD which labeled Patrisse a terrorist and fabricated a flimsy excuse to conduct a SWAT team raid of her apartment. All of the above is revisited in riveting fashion in When They Call You a Terrorist, a fascinating combination autobiography and blow-by-blow account of the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement. ... read more »
Zimmerman Charged With Stalking Trayvon Film Investigator
May 10, 2018
Court records show Zimmerman was issued a summons for a May 30 arraignment on a charge of misdemeanor stalking. ... read more »
Blacks Must Define and Stand Their Common Ground
October 26, 2017
Blacks must work cooperatively among themselves and collaborate with allies to reduce the likelihood of current and future Trayvon Martins being killed again and again.” ... read more »
‘Shots Fired’ Music Supervisor Jabari Ali Talks Growing up in the Heart of Crenshaw to Mentorship, ‘Training Day’ and much more!
September 14, 2017
I think it truly challenges the perspective and it has opened a lot of conversations about the Sandra Blands, Trayvon Martins, and Philando Castiles,” he states. ... read more »
Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley Thomas Speaks on civil unrest pt2
July 5, 2017
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas talks about national counts of police brutality and reform to battle chronic homelessness in Los Angeles County. ... read more / watch video »
Travyon Martin will receive posthumous degree in Florida
May 11, 2017
A university will award Trayvon Martin a posthumous Bachelor of Science Degree in aviation five years after the black teenager was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer in central Florida. ... read more »
ACQUIRING JUSTICE CALLS FOR MORE THAN EPOSODIC OUTRAGE
April 12, 2017
Sustainable outrage is the key to mounting successful efforts to change a status quo that continues to deny Black people full equality and justice. Yet, most Blacks don’t seem to get it,   ... read more »
South L.A. Joins Together to Remember Trayvon Martin and Look Forward
March 1, 2017
Led by Community Coalition, South L.A. community leaders and residents marked the five-year anniversary of Martin’s killing by continuing the fight for justice. ... read more »
Don’t Blame BLM for Lone Gunman’s Actions
July 14, 2016
Attempts to understand Johnson’s behavior have turned toward Black nationalists and afro-centric groups, both online and in the Dallas area ... read more »
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