Statement From NABJ on Washington Post’s Wes Lowery Trespassing Charge While Covering Ferguson


The National Association of Black Journalists expresses concern with the decision by prosecutors in St. Louis County, Mo. to charge Wesley Lowery of The Washington Post with trespassing and interfering with a police officer. The charges stem from an incident that took place as Lowery, 25, was in Ferguson, Mo. in 2014 to report on [...]

Former US Senate Chief of Staff and Legislator Named National Urban League Policy Director


New York, NY – Former U.S. Senate Chief of Staff Don Cravins, Jr., has been named the National Urban League’s Senior Vice President for Policy and Executive Director of National Urban League Washington Bureau. “Don’s experience and expertise will deploy enhance the National Urban League’s activism and advocacy initiatives,” League President and CEO Marc H. [...]

Filmmaker Jordan Flaherty Explores Racial and Economic Justice Issues in New Documentary Series


Part One, Baltimore: A Moment to a Movement, exposes conditions that fueled the Baltimore Uprising; the second film focuses on reconstruction of New Orleans New York, NY – The murder of Freddie Gray while in police custody ignited the Baltimore Uprising in April. A new film uncovers deep-rooted economic issues that triggered thousands of frustrated [...]

An Announcement for Lt. General Russel Honore’ (U.S. Army Retired)


New Orleans – My fellow citizens of Louisiana, I come to you today as a humble son of this great state and servant of this great nation. I was fortunate enough to spend 37 years in the United States military, retiring in 2008 from the U.S. Army after my life’s work as a soldier. Today [...]

Jewish Groups Urge Solidarity Shabbat with African Americans

(Times of Israel) — An array of Jewish groups representing every major religious stream has declared this coming Shabbat one of solidarity with the African American community in the wake of the Charleston, South Carolina mass killing. A press release Tuesday including among its signatories representative groups of the Conservative, Reform, Orthodox and Reconstructionist streams [...]

New Documentary Examines the Issues Behind the Baltimore Uprising #GRITtv


The media called it a riot, but on the streets of Baltimore they call it an uprising. The police murder of Freddie Gray ignited mass protests that have been called Black Spring. But in working class Black communities across the city, the issues go beyond police violence. Share

Family Food Fest Multicultural Father’s Day Celebration Debuts at the World Famous Georgia Aquarium

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Atlanta, GA – Television and radio personality Egypt Sherrod, will serve as mistress of ceremonies as a diverse representation of men and women cooks from communities across Atlanta join local celebrities, politicians, and other dignitaries on Sunday, June 21 at the world famous Georgia Aquarium for the debut of Family Food Fest, Atlanta’s premiere multicultural [...]

Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Honors Kenny Leon, Will Packer, Millie Jackson, SOS Band and Brick


Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus presented its annual Heritage Dinner and honored a bevy of legendary entertainers with Georgia connections last Thursday at the Georgia World Congress Center. Highlights included a performance of “Georgia On My Mind” by Sheila Ray Charles, daughter of Ray Charles in a tribute to her late father [...]

Civil Rights Leader Barbara Arnwine Launches Talk Radio Program Focused on Activism as a Catalyst for Achieving Racial Justice and Equality


Washington, D.C. – Barbara R. Arnwine, Esq., noted civil rights leader, will launch a weekly news talk radio program on Radio One’s WOL 1450 AM, beginning March 3, 2015. “Igniting Change with Barbara Arnwine” will provide provocative and empowering information and discussion designed to ignite change and inspire action in achieving racial justice, social justice [...]

Acclaimed Historian and Filmmaker Dr. Daniel E. Walker Launches “Faith, Hope, and Justice” Lecture and Film Tour


– Inspirational Films “Sol Brothers” and “When Roosters” Crow Examine Young Men of Color, Servant Leadership, and the Life of an Early Pioneer in the Fight Against AIDS – Los Angeles, CA -– Amid threats to free speech across the globe and questions about the limits of police action at home, acclaimed scholar and filmmaker [...]

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