Civil Rights & Social Justice
Earlier this month, some Black guy named Mark Fisher, who claims to be the co-founder and former senior director of a Black Lives Matter chapter in Rhode Island, declared his support for ex-president and current commander-in-criminal indictments Donald Trump, who he said he’ll be voting for in 2024 due to the “racist” policies employed by […]
In 1966, Muhammad Aziz was one of three men convicted of the first-degree murder of civil rights icon Malcolm X, which occurred the year prior on February 21, 1965. Aziz and fellow convict Khalil Islam spent more than two decades in prison behind the assassination until they were released in 1985. Then, in 2021, Aziz […]
Justice has finally been served in the death of 23-year-old Colorado man Elijah McClain. One of the officers, Randy Roedema, who helped subdued McClain back in 2019 was found guilty of criminally negligent homicide and assault by a jury. However, the other officer, Jason Rosenblatt got away with his participation in McClain’s death and was acquitted […]
It’s no secret that over the last few weeks security on HBCU campuses has become a growing concern. Last week students at Morgan State University in Maryland went into lockdown after a shooting that occurred during homecoming week left five people injured. No arrests have been made in that shooting, nor were there any reported […]
Back in July, scholar, activist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates quietly attended a Lexington-Richland Five School Board meeting prompted by the South Carolina district’s decision to end a Chapin High School AP Language teacher’s lesson on Coates’ 2015 nonfiction bestseller, Between the World and Me. And because Black people really can’t tell our stories without white people getting […]
Ron DeSantis may be running for president but so far, his ability to bring revenue to his state is questionable, to say the least.
When a young woman or child is missing, an Amber Alert goes out that notifies the public.
Exonerated Five member Yusef Salaam is now running for City Council in New York City, a feat that seemed impossible when he and four others were convicted of raping the Central Park jogger.
Brittney Griner is no longer an American prisoner in Russia, but she's still using her voice to speak up and call for the release of those who are.
A new Martin Luther King, Jr. monument was unveiled in Boston and many people have some strong opinions about it.
The great Bill Russell passed away in 2022 after a beautiful, championship life. The Boston Celtics legend, 11-time NBA champion and proud Civil Rights activist’s life is getting the documentary treatment on Netflix this February. In a clip (see below) from the forthcoming doc, simply titled BILL RUSSELL: LEGEND, Russell recalls respectfully declining a request […]