How the North distorts Civil War history

The North Changes Civil War History Too

by The Washington Post

In the antebellum years, there was nothing resembling an anti-slavery consensus in the North. America’s greatest philosopher… Read More

Good Riddance: Confederate Flag Comes Down

Good Riddance: Confederate Flag Comes Down

by JET

A crowd of thousands gathered Friday among security officers and news crews to witness the historic removal of the Confederate flag… Read More

Confederate Flag Debates Move To High School Sports

Debate on Confederate Flag Moves to High School Sports

by Huffington Post

In the three weeks since nine Black churchgoers were massacred in Charleston, South Carolina, a national debate has erupted over… Read More

The kid from the ’hood who snapped an iconic Baltimore image

Devin Allen Opens Exhibit

by The Washington Post

Devin Allen plans to get the word “smile” tattooed on his trigger finger. It will be a nod to his West Baltimore ’hood… Read More

SC GOV: CONFEDERATE FLAG COMES DOWN FRIDAY

Nikki Haley Signs Bill to Remove Confederate Flag

by JET

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signed a bill into law Thursday that will bring down the Confederate flag outside the Statehouse… Read More

GROUP: ‘REVOKE COSBY’S MEDAL OF FREEDOM’

Group Calls for Medal of Freedom to be Revoked from Bill Cosby

by JET

A group supporting sexual assault victims is petitioning President Barack Obama to revoke Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of… Read More

The Sex-Abuse-to-Prison Pipeline: How Girls of Color Are Unjustly Arrested and Incarcerated

How Girls of Color are Abused by the Criminal Justice System

by The Root

My organization, the Human Rights Project for Girls, along with the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality and the Ms. Foundation… Read More

Why Aren’t There More Black Prosecutors?

Why So Few Black Prosecutors?

by Slate

The near-total absence of Black people from their ranks, according to the authors of the report, results in “systemic bias.”… Read More

S.C. House Approves Bill To Remove Confederate Flag From Statehouse

South Carolina House Approves Bill to Take Confederate Flag Down

by Huffington Post

More than 50 years after South Carolina raised a Confederate flag at its Statehouse to protest the civil rights movement, the state… Read More

Mayor replaces Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts

Anthony Batts Out as Baltimore Police Commissioner

by #teamEBONY

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that she has replaced Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts, citing "utmost urgency"… Read More

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