‘It’s safe to murder Negroes.’ Civil rights leader’s words still true

Several years ago, actor James Earl Jones portrayed civil rights hero Rev. Vernon Johns. Johns was the pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, from 1947-1952 and preceded Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as pastor. Johns did not shy away from controversy and the plight of blacks in his city. After a […]

Rev. Otis Moss III explains the man who paved the way for MLK

Black History Month is about shining a light on all of the contributors and contributions that Black people have made to this world in a way that sets an example for year-round tributes that are reflected in our every day actions and in our conscious minds. When we see a person achieve a certain amount of […]

It’s safe to kill Negroes in Ferguson, Missouri

The verdict is in and now Ferguson is burning. Most of black America who heard the leaks, saw the delay in justice and witnessed the re-victimization of Michael Brown knew this was going to happen. It is always in the back of Black folks mind that when it’s your word against a white police officer’s […]

Dr. Vernon Johns: ‘It’s safe to murder Negroes.’ The NYPD and Eric Garner

Several years ago, actor James Earl Jones portrayed civil rights hero Dr. Vernon Johns. Johns was the pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, from 1947-1952 and preceded Dr. Martin Luther King as pastor. Johns did not shy away from controversy and the plight of blacks in his city. After a series […]