Our Kids; Whose History?

Our Kids; Whose History?

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For many of us, the mere mention of Black History Month brings to mind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman and Rosa Parks… Read More

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Speaks to the Issues

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Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders has surprised many pundits as of late (and, perhaps, the leadership of the Democratic Party)… Read More

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A former Oklahoma City police officer convicted of raping and sexually assaulting several women as he patrolled a low-income neighborhood in the city… Read More

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Will Smith says he will not attend this year's Academy Awards ceremony. Joining his wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith, and others, Smith is protesting… Read More

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Tamir Rice Case Grand Jury Never Voted on Charges, Report Says

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The Cleveland grand jury that declined to charge two police officers in the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice never actually took a vote on… Read More

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President Barack Obama is in the Motor City today for the the 2016 North American International Auto Show where he will tout his administration’s… Read More

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Michigan Gov. on Flint Water Crisis: 'I Let You Down'

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said he has failed the residents of Flint, but pledged to take new steps to repair the city’s drinking water crisis. Gov… Read More

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#BLM Activists Want More Support from Congressional Black Caucus

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Activists are on the streets fighting for Black justice and, on the other side, the same battle is happening at the legislative level. Black… Read More

King Honored by #BlackLivesMatter Generation

King Honored by #BlackLivesMatter Generation

by Matthew Allen

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) has been home to one of the largests tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for 30 years. An event… Read More

Did the EPA Fail to Protect a Black Community from Environmental Racism?

Did the EPA Fail to Protect a Black Community from Environmental Racism?

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Over the last 14 years, a landfill has been consuming Ronald Smith’s hometown. The aptly named Stone’s Throw Landfill is situated… Read More

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