If you stand for nothing, you will fall for anything; we’ve heard that a million times before. And when you decide to take a stand – true warriors realize that you have to lay it all out on the line—the guts, the glory, the fame and yes, the FORTUNE! The way to maintain Black power is to sometimes turn your back on the “almighty “dollar-dollar- bill y’all,” and it is long overdue that Black athletes today start to get on the bandwagon for justice started by Black athletes decades ago.
From his hospital bed, a now paralyzed Jacob Blake Jr., who was shot seven times in the back by a Kenosha, Wisconsin police officer, delivered a powerful message about the shooting.
Racially-motivated killings appear to be at an all-time high (at least for this generation), police brutality is at an all-time high (or at least we can PROVE it more now thanks to cellphone video and social media) and mistrust/distrust of our elected and appointed leaders is at an all-time high as civil unrest and unlawfulness continues to spread across America.
A black man shot seven times in the back by police in front of his children. Three police officers placed on administrative leave. Two protesters killed and a white man accused in the killings arrested peacefully by white officers.
What is democracy? The dictionary describes it as a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives. But what does that really mean?
Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones, a Black man from the Deep South, delivered a speech in support of President Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention. His appearance, and what he said, was criticized by many Black Americans. Jones wrote an op-ed for CNN explaining why he chose to leave the Democratic party. Here are some excerpts from his letter.
Fans around the globe are mourning the loss of iconic "Black Panther" actor Chadwick Boseman, who died Friday from colon cancer at the age of 43.
Our "Forever First Lady" Michelle Obama did a TKO on President Donald Trump in her powerful speech for the 2020 Democratic National Convention. She was poised and to the point while she laid out the case against Trump and the importance of, frankly, getting him out of office. Here are some of our favorite highlights from her speech:
When a leader demands "law and order" it is usually in a plea to reduce crime, get drugs and guns off the streets or increase police patrol in areas of need. It is NOT in the way that President Donald Trump has demanded it these days, with military force used against protesters in several incidents dancing disturbingly close to martial law.
California Sen. Kamala Harris has made history after former Vice President Joe Biden selected her to be his running mate in the 2020 election against President Donald Trump.