Skip to content

Deputy Nicholas Tullie was shot on July 17, 2016, by Gavin Eugene Long, who shot six police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in the wake of the shooting of unarmed 37-year-old Alton Sterling by White cops. Long killed three officers and three survived. Long, who was honorably discharged from the Marines, was shot dead on his 29th…

Read More

Stories of blood and dead Black folks slain by police fill the news, signaling the start of the 2017 summer riot season. This year, riots will be sponsored in part by the Trump administration and underwritten in thought and action by adherents of systemic racism in America. So far the programming of essential activities has…

Read More
Photo courtesy of Shore Fire Media photo credit Christian Hansen

The singer Maxwell celebrated the release of his new album, blackSUMMERS’night, along with 20 years of creating some of the greatest baby-making music at the Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut last week. But it was a comment that the Brooklyn-born singer made in response to the killings of Alton Sterling, Philando…

Read More

We raise our children to be engaged and productive members of society. We want them to work hard and achieve their goals. We tell them to question assumptions and when appropriate, question authority. We want them to stand up for themselves and for others in the face of injustice. We want them to be trusting,…

Read More

Last week, the Black community suffered major tragedies when Philando Castile of Falcon Heights, Minnesota and Alton Sterling of Baton Rouge, Louisiana were savagely murdered by police officers on camera, inciting national outrage over their shooting deaths. In the wake of their murders, many in the celebrity world have spoken out about the injustice surrounding…

Read More

All week long, celebrities have been voicing their opinions about the horrible and violent murders of two Black men, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, who were shot dead by police while their deaths were filmed on camera. With these two tragedies charging America’s growing national conversation on police brutality and white supremacy, many hip-hop stars…

Read More

The lawyer for Alton Sterling’s family is calling for peaceful protests in the wake of the Dallas sniper attack on Thursday, that left five officers dead and seven wounded. Two civilians were also injured. While offering his condolences to “the police officers not only slain but injured as well,” Edmond Jordan told People he believes the shooting suspects saw…

Read More

Jim Crow never lied. Jim Crow promised colored folks death, injustice and the complete denial of opportunity and it delivered on its promises. The lies began when African-Americans were told Jim Crow had ended. With the “No Coloreds Allowed” and “Whites Only” signs no longer visible and the White Citizens’ Council meetings no longer publicly…

Read More

Five law enforcement officers were killed and six officers and one civilian wounded when snipers opened gunfire on police at a Dallas protest, according to the Dallas Morning News. The demonstration was organized in the wake of the police killings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rogue, Louisiana, and Philandro Castile in Minneapolis. Mark Hughes was questioned…

Read More