Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

UNCF Hosts MLK Day Breakfast with Vernon Jordan, Yolanda Adams

by Princess Gabbara

How will you spend MLK Day this year? For some people, the third Monday of January just means a day off from school or work, but… Read More

An Unsettled Chapter in Martin Luther King’s Legacy

Disputes Rage Amongst Children of MLK

by The New York Times

The legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. seems to be everywhere these days with the success of the film Selma… Read More

New Tamir Rice video shows cop tackle his 14-year-old sister as she rushed to dying brother’s aid

Tamir Rice and the Value of Black Life

by The New York Times

An extended video released last week of the shooting death of Tamir Rice in Cleveland appears to show an unconscionable level of… Read More

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Civil Rights Matriarch Sees 'Selma' at 103

by CNN

She was left for dead at the foot of Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge after the county sheriff declared: “Let the buzzards… Read More

Dream Defenders, Black Lives Matter & Ferguson Reps Take Historic Trip to Palestine

Dream Defenders, Black Lives Matter & Ferguson Reps Take Historic Trip to Palestine

by Kristian Davis Bailey

Representatives at the forefront of the movements for Black lives and racial justice have taken a historic trip to Palestine this… Read More

Will My Brother's Keeper Hurt the Ferguson Movement?

Will My Brother's Keeper Hurt the Ferguson Movement?

by Rachel Gilmer and Ashley Yates

The unjust killing of Mike Brown has sparked a revolution. Across hundreds of cities around the world, protesters are rising up and… Read More

Why the US Needs a Truth and Reconciliation Commission NOW

Why the US Needs a Truth and Reconciliation Commission NOW

by Monique W. Morris

Oscar Grant. Eric Garner. Michael Brown. Amadou Diallo. We speak these names and instantly feel the weight of injustice. Why?… Read More

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An Open Letter to the New York City Police Department’s Guardians Association and the Hispanic Association

by #teamEBONY

Dear Sisters and Brothers, First and foremost, please accept our heart-felt condolences at the loss of P.O. Rafael Ramos… Read More

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Through The Media Lens:
Covering Race and Police Brutality

by Bob Butler

The second half of 2014 has been marked by deaths of African-American males at the hands of local law enforcement --including Michael… Read More

NYPD Blues:<br />
The Anti-Police Brutality Movement Didn’t Kill Any Cops

NYPD Blues:
The Anti-Police Brutality Movement Didn’t Kill Any Cops

by Jamilah Lemieux

The #Blacklivesmatter movement (specifically, its current iteration in response to police killings of unarmed Black people across… Read More

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