Waking up early is hardly anyone’s favorite thing to do, especially on the weekends
The film Malcolm X: An Overwhelming Influence on the Black Power Movement will have its premier showing to the Dallas community Saturday at noon at the Inspiring Body of Christ church, located at 7701 S. Westmoreland Ave. The screening is free and open to the public.
Alabama’s capital-city newspaper has published an apology for its “shameful” coverage of mob violence against African Americans, delivering the message on the same day that the first memorial to America’s lynching victims opened a half mile away.
Since the shutdown of highly-praised culinary school, Le Cordon Bleu in September 2017, there has been a void for the many food makers who were left scattered by its departure.
Tears and expressions of grief met the opening of the nation’s first memorial to the victims of lynching Apr 26 in Alabama. Hundreds lined up in the rain to get a first look at the memorial and museum in Montgomery.
When Shaquem Griffin’s name was called, the crowd loved it.
“Eight years ago … a lot of things happened in my life,”said motivational speaker Shameicka Middlebrooks, who was a single mother and at that time had just been laid off from her job.
The mission of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice is to provide public safety, promote positive change in offender behavior, reintegrate offenders into society and assist victims of crime.” – Texas Department of Criminal Justice Correctional Officer Handbook, 2015
The Supreme Court appeared divided April 24 over Texas’ appeal to preserve congressional and legislative districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory.
The Austin City Council voted Thursday to remove the names of Confederate leaders from two roads: Robert E. Lee Road and Jeff Davis Avenue.
When she walks onto a golf course as one of the few Black women on the links, Sandra Harrison fills with pride and hopes her play will dispel stereotypes and disarm her fellow players – who are often White and male.
We want to tell the truth, because we believe in truth and reconciliation but we know that truth and reconciliation are sequential. We can’t get to where we’re trying to go if we don’t tell the truth first. – Bryan Stevenson
“From 1986 to 1996, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sponsored high-quality, peer-reviewed research into the underlying causes of gun violence. People who kept guns in their homes did not – despite their hopes – gain protection … Instead, residents in homes with a gun faced a 2.7-fold greater risk of homicide and a 4.8-fold greater risk of suicide. The National Rifle Association moved to suppress the dissemination of these results and to block funding of future government research into the causes of firearm injuries. … As a consequence, U.S. scientists cannot answer the most basic question: What works to prevent firearm injuries?” – Mark Rosenberg, former director of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the CDC
Someone asked recently, “Why can’t we get rid of white supremacy?”
“I’m just one vote.” “My vote won’t matter.” “Them White folks gone do what they wanna do anyway.”
If education is the answer, why do Black women with college degrees have higher maternal and infant mortality rates than White women who dropped out of high school?
Heart Failure is a scary term
Texas’ largest school district Wednesday backed off a plan to have a charter school operator take over 10 low-performing campuses following a contentious school board meeting during which two people were arrested, including one woman who was dragged away by officers.
Parents of McKinley Junior High School sixth-graders in suburban Chicago are outraged a school field trip to southeastern Wisconsin included a re-enactment of the Underground Railroad.
Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice that launched a sports movement and might have cost him his job.