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In a timely gesture that most would appreciate as the world continues to spin out of control, 2 Chainz dropped a visual to accompany his lively track, “Devil Just Trying To Be Seen,” on Monday, July 7. A powerful expression of Black song, featuring one of his standout T.R.U. artist’s Skooly, the College Park native…

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The Detroit Police Department is facing backlash after an officer plowed through a group of protesters. The incident occurred on Sunday, June 28, 2020, near Patton Park in Detroit, according to the Detroit Free Press. After beginning in the afternoon, the protest against racial injustice was initially peaceful until the sun set and an officer…

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Introverts protest the same way we do anything in life — with substance, with analysis and with reflection. Black introverts feel deeply about what’s happening in the world today but must know ourselves well enough to choose our lane of comfort or create a new one. What that means is we must use our voices…

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After weeks of media coverage about rioters and looters who hijacked protests following George Floyd’s death, Washington D.C. held its breath as Juneteenth marches wound up their springs on Friday. No one needed to worry. It was festive, not angry. People sold T-shirts. One woman led hundreds down Pennsylvania Avenue while belting Beyoncé’s “Freedom” anthem…

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A valiant and vibrant voice in the fight for justice has been silenced. Florida protester Oluwatoyin “Toyin” Salau, who had become prominent in the local insurrection against police brutality and other injustices, has been found dead after she tweeted about being sexually assaulted. The bodies of Salau, 19, and a 75-year-old woman, Victoria “Vicki” Sims,…

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Protest songs have always been an important aspect of the movement for social justice. Curtis Mayfield’s “People Get Ready,” Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On,” Public Enemy’s “Fight The Power,” and Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright,” are a few protest songs that have inspired movements. Following the death of George Floyd, who died after former Minneapolis police officer…

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With protests continuing throughout our country in support of racial equality and against police brutality, it can be difficult to determine which form of action yto take. With a global health pandemic still ravaging our community, many people can’t risk being on the front lines because of underlying health conditions or due to their responsibility…

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Beyoncé has urged people to stay “aligned and focused” in their battle for “real justice.” The “Formation” singer has encouraged activists who turned out for anti-racism protests following the death of George Floyd — who passed away when a police officer knelt on his neck for nine minutes — to keep pressing on for their…

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