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Protests Underway in St. Louis After Police Kill Black Suspect

| August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Protests Underway in St. Louis After Police Kill Black Suspect

Another day in St. Louis ends with police fatally shooting a black teenager. Officers shot and killed 18-year old Mansur Ball-Bey while executing a search warrant. The shooting has drawn protesters chanting ‘Black Lives Matter’, this of course is near the same city just after Micheal Brown was murdered so the tensions and emotions run […]

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Shocking!! 14 San Francisco Cops Abuse Handicap Black Man #BlackLivesMatter

| August 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Shocking!! 14 San Francisco Cops Abuse Handicap Black Man #BlackLivesMatter

The headline speaks for itself in how embarrassingly shameful this country can be. 14 thugs with a badge that swore to serve and protect continue to ignore that obligation to their community. What appears to be a homeless man was held down on the ground while he pants fell off and cops kneel on his […]

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Fight the Power! Chuck D Talks Black Lives Matter, Hip Hop & Bill Cosby

| August 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Fight the Power! Chuck D Talks Black Lives Matter, Hip Hop & Bill Cosby

Legendary emcee Chuck D of Public Enemy did a Q & A with The Washing Post. With the movie ‘Straight Outta Compton’ grossing $56 million this weekend and earning rave reviews, it seems only right to speak to the front man of Public Enemy. Public Enemy and N.W.A. were around at the same time even […]

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Family of Troy Robinson The Man Tasered to Death by DeKalb County Police Host Fundraiser To Help With Burial Costs

| August 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Family  of Troy Robinson The Man Tasered to Death by DeKalb County Police Host Fundraiser To Help With Burial Costs

Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. the family of Troy Robinson, the man who died from being tasered while on top of a wall and fell to his death by police, will host a fundraiser to help cover burial costs titled “Fish Fry Fundraiser for Troy” at NoToSo’s Restaurant located at 4153C Flat Shoals […]

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Civil Rights Activist , Former NAACP Leader Julian Bond, Dies at Age 75

| August 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Civil Rights Activist , Former NAACP Leader Julian Bond, Dies at Age 75

One of leaders of the Civil Rights Movement, Julian Bond has passed away Saturday night at the age of 75. Bond was an icon in the fight against racism and white supremacy and did through a variety of means. He was a poet, writer, professor and overall an amazing human being. Born in Nashville, Tennessee, […]

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Woman Says Police Caused Her Miscarriage After Using Excessive Force and Stun Gun

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Woman Says Police Caused Her Miscarriage After Using Excessive Force and Stun Gun

Elaina Turner says that a white police officer began to use a taser when they came to tow her fiance’ Ulysses Green’s car in 2013. They have filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Chicago and the officers Patrick Kelly, Jeffery Weber and James Kubick. According to The Huffington Post, the lawsuit says […]

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Armed Militia Group Called ‘Oath Keepers’ Show Up To Ferguson Protests

| August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Armed Militia Group Called ‘Oath Keepers’ Show Up To Ferguson Protests

After the shooting that occurred on Sunday night in Ferguson, Missouri left a man critically injured and protests that carried on to the following day leading to dozens of arrests and a state of emergency. The Oath Keepers have decided to return to Ferguson because there needs to be more fuel to the fire. The […]

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Ferguson is Everywhere: Benefit Concert Held on the One Year Anniversary of Micheal Brown’s Death

| August 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Ferguson is Everywhere: Benefit Concert Held on the One Year Anniversary of Micheal Brown’s Death

Yesterday marked the one year since Micheal Brown was murdered by police officer Darren Wilson. Brown was another unarmed black man and the subsequent events from his body laying in the street for hours to the announcement that Wilson would face no charges led to protests and some uprising. His murder still resonates strongly in […]

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#BlackLivesMatter : New Poll Shows American’s Believe More Should be Done to Fight Racism

| August 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
#BlackLivesMatter : New Poll Shows American’s Believe More Should be Done to Fight Racism

The next time someone tells that social media is not causing real change, then you can direct them to this new poll by The Washington Post. In the year since Micheal Brown was murdered and the events in Ferguson, Missouri, there has been a shift in how American’s feel about race. While the mainstream media […]

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Racists Leave Confederate Flags Laying at Atlanta’s Historic Ebenezer Church

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Racists Leave Confederate Flags Laying at Atlanta’s Historic Ebenezer Church

In the latest chapter of celebrating cough ‘southern heritage’, four confederate flags were left on the grounds of Atlanta, Georgia’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church on Thursday. A groundskeeper made the discovery around 6 a.m. and alerted the National Park Service. No one saw who placed the flags on the grounds, but there was one surveillance […]

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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Alright’ Used as a Chant During a Police Protest

| July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Alright’ Used as a Chant During a Police Protest

When Hip Hop and social activism melt together>>> your existence. A Black Lives Matters conference was held at Cleveland State and a 14-year old boy was detained for apparently being intoxicated in public. Witnesses say the boy was slammed to the ground in an act of police brutality, according to Consequenceofsound, and that is when […]

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Family of Eric Garner & Reverend Al Sharpton Stop By The Breakfast Club, Talk Social Justice, Eric Garner & Donald Trump

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Family of Eric Garner & Reverend Al Sharpton Stop By The Breakfast Club, Talk Social Justice, Eric Garner & Donald Trump

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#WhatHappenedToSandraBland: Arrest Video Footage Appears Edited

| July 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
#WhatHappenedToSandraBland: Arrest Video Footage Appears Edited

Black Lives Matter civil rights activist Sandra Bland died while in police custody and they claimed it was suicide. She was pulled over for a traffic violation where she was aggressively arrested. The dashcam footage has been released and of course the footage does not line up with the officer’s account, as always is the […]

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Special Event Alert: The Power Belongs to the People 2015 Summit

| July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Special Event Alert: The Power Belongs to the People 2015 Summit

On the weekend of August 7th The Power Belongs to the People 2015 Summit will take place in Atlanta, Georgia. The summit is sponsored by the New Black Panther Party, Trill Ent., Bad Azz Ent., NCBM, Youth Saving Youth and The Roberts Group. Starting on that Friday there will be an economic empowerment round table […]

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Minister Farrakhan Warns Rappers to be Mindful of His Enemies

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Minister Farrakhan Warns Rappers to be Mindful of His Enemies

Minister Louis Farrakhan recently released a special video to his friends in the rap community. If you have been following, this year will mark the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March and this year’s event is titled ‘Justice or Else’. Farrakhan has met with a slew of rappers, whom he calls the new leaders […]

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Million Man March Is Approaching, Will You Be There? #JusticeOrElse

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Million Man March Is Approaching, Will You Be There? #JusticeOrElse

In a speech at Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church last month, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan announced that he plans to hold a Millions for Justice march in Washington this fall, 20 years after the Million Man March according to reports. During the speech, Farrakhan said he plans to hold the rally on Oct. 10 […]

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Flocka 2016: Waka Flocka Defends Minorities & Goes Off on Donald Trump

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Flocka 2016: Waka Flocka Defends Minorities & Goes Off on Donald Trump

Wake Flocka may not be taking part in any formal debates, but when you have Twitter why not air out grievances on there. Presidential jackass candidate Donald Trump has been the receiving a lot of scrutiny for his comment on Mexicans. When Trump dropped this little jewel a few weeks back: When Mexico sends its […]

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Commentary: Some Republicans Are Cowards on Race

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Commentary: Some Republicans Are Cowards on Race

By Raynard Jackson Columnist Of February 18, 2009, then U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder gave a Black History Month speech to the employees at the Department of Justice. He said in part, “Though this nation has proudly thought of itself as an ethnic melting pot, in things racial we have always been and continue to […]

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This Is Not Your Daddy’s Flag

| June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
This Is Not Your Daddy’s Flag

The Confederate flag has a long history of being defended by ‘southern pride’ which is nonsense to begin with. Then the argument insists it is about state rights…while ignoring that the flag was being waved at a time when those states were fighting for slavery and opposing desegregation. So why does this flag fly on […]

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Kunta Kinte Who? The Dream Says ‘Artists Are Treated Like Slaves’

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Kunta Kinte Who? The Dream Says ‘Artists Are Treated Like Slaves’

In an interview with Billboard, The Dream spoke on race in the music industry and how being white gives you an upper hand. He recently started a partnership through Capitol to create Contra-Paris records. Dream says that it was in response to the evil corporations that record labels have become. When asked what the root […]

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Nas Speaks On America ‘Selling A False Dream’

| June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Nas Speaks On America ‘Selling A False Dream’

Nas is one of the best rappers of all time and simultaneously been a major voice for political issues with in the community. He always can spark dialogue, showed up to the Grammy’s with a shirt on that said nigger for goodness sake. The Queens emcee has taken to the budding platform of Instagram to […]

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Lupe Fiasco Takes Down White Supremacy

| June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Lupe Fiasco Takes Down White Supremacy

Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco always speaks his mind. Whether it is about President Obama or the gang violence in his home city, if he has something to say he will say it. So when the manifesto from white supremacist punk Dylan Roof was released on the internet, Lupe had something to say. In a multiple,yet […]

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Hate Crime Attack Leaves 9 Dead, including State Senator, in Charleston, SC Church

| June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hate Crime Attack Leaves 9 Dead, including State Senator, in Charleston, SC Church

A manhunt is underway in Charleston, South Carolina as authorities are seeking a young, white male in connection to a shooting that left nine dead at a historically black church. Police Chief Gregory Mullen said, “I do believe this was a hate crime”. The terrorist, walked into Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church around 9 p.m. […]

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Pump Those Breaks! Killer Mike Not Yet Ready For Political Office

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Pump Those Breaks! Killer Mike Not Yet Ready For Political Office

On Monday Michael Render aka Killer Mike announced his candidacy in a special election for state house district 55 in Georgia.  He went on Instagram to ask everyone to write his name in at the polls. One problem however… Mike cannot run as a write-in candidate without filling the paperwork that would be necessary. That […]

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School Educators Lose Their Job For Siding with Mckinney Cop

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
School Educators Lose Their Job For Siding with Mckinney Cop

It seems appropriate to remind America that freedom of speech is not absolute, i.e. you can still lose your job when you say something stupid. That is what has happened down in Miami when their principal Alberto Iber defended the actions of Eric Casebolt. Casebolt was the maniac cop in the McKinney, Texas video throwing […]

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KSU Apologizes for Rude Treatment by Student Advisor

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
KSU Apologizes for Rude Treatment by Student Advisor

Kennesaw State University has issued a public apology for the behavior of an adviser towards a student. Abbie Dawson is the woman in the video that went viral as she went off on the student who was looking for help. Kevin Bruce is the name of the student, who attempted to speak to his adviser […]

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Racist Texas Cop Suspended After Pulling Gun on Teens, Throws 14-Year Old Girl on the Ground

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Racist Texas Cop Suspended After Pulling Gun on Teens, Throws 14-Year Old Girl on the Ground

McKinney, Texas is the latest home of excessive force used by a police officer. Again the victims were unarmed and black. The cop pictured above name is Eric Casebolt and he is also the same guy doing his best James Bond impression in the beginning of the video when he rolls on the ground. Casebolt […]

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Minister Louis Farrakhan is Very Vocal On The Plight of African-Americans; Calls Out The President & False Community Leaders

| June 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Minister Louis Farrakhan is Very Vocal On The Plight of African-Americans; Calls Out The President & False Community Leaders

Power 105’s The Breakfast Club had the honor to sit down with the leader of the Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan. Farrakhan has not done many media appearances in the last few years but he really wanted to youth to hear what he had to say. Some of the topics discussed were the protests […]

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NYPD Cop Frames Innocent Man Who Served 27 Years in Prison for A Crime

| June 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
NYPD Cop Frames Innocent Man Who Served 27 Years in Prison for A Crime

Shabaka Shakur will spend one more weekend in prison over some paperwork, but he said he can wait. The reason Shakur is able to last one more weekend is because he had been sitting behind bars for 27 years for a crime he did not commit. Not only that, Shakur was set up by a […]

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America Has Failed The Latino Community But Hip Hop Has A Solution

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
America Has Failed The Latino Community But Hip Hop Has A Solution

Since the beginning of Hip Hop in the early 1970’s in the South Bronx, hip hop has been a community for minorities to express their feelings and thoughts in creative ways. The political and economic hardships that Blacks and Latinos faced is what helped foster what would become hip hop with four elements; rap music, […]

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