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Even Common Can Not Make Sense of Donald Trump Media Coverage!

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Even Common Can Not Make Sense of Donald Trump Media Coverage!

Common was on HuffPostLive on Monday and discussed how the media has been covering presidential candidate Donald Trump. He feels the media has lost its integrity when it comes to how much attention the real estate mogul has gotten. I feel like the integrity of the media is gone in many areas because when you […]

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Shocking or Not? Black NYPD Cop Claims Racism in Department

| September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Shocking or Not? Black NYPD Cop Claims Racism in Department

New York Daily News reports Dana Harge, a black officer within the New York Police Department, (NYPD) has filed a discrimination complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and with the NYPD’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity. Harge is attempting to expose the racism within the NYPD Highway Division, alleging that ‘racism is routine’. […]

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The Horrifying Story of Jamycheal Mitchell, Who Starved to Death in Jail After Stealing a Snickers (Via @ShaunKing)

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Horrifying Story of Jamycheal Mitchell, Who Starved to Death in Jail After Stealing a Snickers (Via @ShaunKing)

Credit to Shaun King, story first appeared on DailyKos. The story of Jamycheal Mitchell should make national headlines. For a living, I wade through hundreds and hundreds of awful cases of police brutality, torture, prison/jail abuse, misconduct, and racial injustice and have the agonizing pressure to choose which of those stories to amplify to the […]

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Seriously? Elisabeth Hasselback Says Black Lives Matter Should be Classified as a Hate Group

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Seriously? Elisabeth Hasselback Says Black Lives Matter Should be Classified as a Hate Group

If you were not watching Monday’s broadcast of Fox & Friends, no one blames you otherwise, you may have missed this thought-provoking questioned poised by Elisabeth Hasselback. When discussing the Black Lives Matter movement in St. Paul, Minnesota where some protesters were heard chanting, ‘Pigs in a blanket, fry ’em like bacon’ While this is […]

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Ohio Police Stop Black Man for Making ‘Direct Eye Contact’ with Officer

| August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Ohio Police Stop Black Man for Making ‘Direct Eye Contact’ with Officer

John Felton, a black man, was pulled over in Ohio and filmed the entire incident. The video has gone viral with people commenting about how ridiculous the incident was. Felton posted the caption: This is why I hate coming to Dayton. ‪#‎DaytonPolice‬ trailed me for almost 2 miles before pulling me over in front of […]

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Justice Or Else? Bet Hip Hop Award Show Being Held Same Weekend as Historic Million Man March

| August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Justice Or Else? Bet Hip Hop Award Show Being Held Same Weekend as Historic Million Man March

The 2015 Bet Hip Hop Awards takes place on October 9th in Atlanta, Georgia and of course it will be the biggest night in hip hop. The 20th year anniversary of the Million Man March entitled ‘Justice or Else’ is occurring on the 10th. While it is clear which event is more important in light […]

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Chance the Rapper Calls Out VMA’s & Miley Cyrus For ‘Mammy’ Skit

| August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Chance the Rapper Calls Out VMA’s & Miley Cyrus For ‘Mammy’ Skit

The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards are officially over but the aftermath of some of the things that transpired are far from it. The host this year was Miley Cyrus and she did, for lack of a better word, an interesting job with her skits. One of them included her using the word ‘Mammy’ which […]

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#BlackLivesMatter: Texas City Names Road Sandra Bland Was Arrested on After Her

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
#BlackLivesMatter: Texas City Names Road Sandra Bland Was Arrested on After Her

City Council members of Prairie View, Texas have named the road she was arrested on in her name. According USA Today, the council hopes this will serve as a constant reminder of the injustices they say she suffered. Also adding that it should help law enforcement make the best decisions possible and follow the best […]

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Changing the System: Ferguson Judge Withdraws All Arrest Warrants Prior to 2015

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Changing the System: Ferguson Judge Withdraws All Arrest Warrants Prior to 2015

Judge Donald McCullin has only been on the job for year but has done something historic already. Judge McCullin of Ferguson Municipal Court has withdrawn all arrest warrants that were in effect until December, 31st 2014. This allows defendants to have new court dates and alternative sentencing, thus in hopes reducing the discrepancy in prison […]

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Black Voices Matter: Shaun King Continues to Fight Against Race Allegations

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Black Voices Matter: Shaun King Continues to Fight Against Race Allegations

Over the last few days social activist Shaun King has been fighting off allegations that he is a white male. While King has always identified as bi-racial, conservative media outlets have tried to discredit his contributions to the Black Lives Matter movement with these claims.  King has had to open up his private life to […]

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They Tried It: Conservative Media Attempted to Out Activist Shaun King as White

| August 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
They Tried It: Conservative Media Attempted to Out Activist Shaun King as White

One of the faces of the ‘Black Lives Matter’ matter movement has been a man named Shaun King. King has been recently under attack by a right-wing website named, Breitbart. The site has been accusing Shaun King of lying about his race to receive a Oprah Winfrey scholarship to Morehouse University. As well as making […]

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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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