Thursday, October 6, 2022

Protests

MLK Marches with Mike Brown, Eric Garner and Trayvon Martin on New Yorker Cover

*Imagine a world where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. marches with slain black males who ignited a current day Civil Rights Movement and inspiring the...

Sharpton Notes Parallel of Ferguson & Oscars ‘Appalling’ Lack of Diversity

*Thursday’s announcement of this year’s Oscar nominations hit a sour note for many people as social media exploded with reaction to the notable absence...

Why No National Outcry After Shooting Death of Black Woman by Ann Arbor, MI Police?

*(Via Raw Story) - The day before Aura Rosser was shot and killed by Officer David Reid of the Ann Arbor Police Department in...

Azealia Banks, Black Twitter Respond to Kendrick Lamar’s Comments on Ferguson

*In an interview with Billboard, Kendrick Lamar made some controversial comments while talking about police brutality and what the nation should do about it. He specifically referenced...

Oprah Winfrey Criticized Over ‘Leadership’ Comments

*Oprah Winfrey’s comments regarding the lack of leadership behind nationwide demonstrations against the treatment of African-Americans by police is hitting a bad note among...

Mentally Ill Tanisha Anderson’s Death Ruled Homicide while in Police Custody

*(Via USA Today) - In Cleveland, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office has classified the November death of a 37-year-old woman who was in...

Ferguson Grand Jury Member Sues Prosecutor for ‘Mischaracterizing’ Process

*A member of the grand jury that decided not to indict former Ferguson, Missouri, Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old...

Missouri History Museum Gathering Ferguson Items, Images

*Cultural images from the Ferguson protests are headed into a museum. Street-artist paintings on boards protecting store windows, signs bearing the now iconic statement, "Hands...

NYPD ‘Would Let Blacks Shoot Each Other’ if They Were Racist’: Fox News’ Jesse Watters (Watch)

*Racism in the New York Police Department was at the center of a recent discussion held on Fox News’ “The Five” as Jesse Watters...

Cleveland wants Outside Agency to Handle Tamir Rice Investigation

*(Via MSN News) - The city of Cleveland is hoping to hand over the investigation of a 12-year-old (Tamir Rice's)  fatal shooting by police to...

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