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Black, White and Blue: A Spotlight on Race in America

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Silver Spring, MD – Radio One, Inc., the largest black owned multi-media company in America and parent company of TV One, Interactive One, Reach Media and One Solution and Edison Research today announce the findings of “Black, White and Blue: A Spotlight on Race in America,” an in-depth study on the true state of race […]

Research by MEE Productions Indicates That Digital Devices Can Be a Path to Success for Young Black and Latino Males

Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo ‘Sickened’ by Violent Arrest of Breaion King

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It appears that some of the higher ups in law enforcement are finally realizing that the way to avoid protests when one of your officers does the wrong thing is to acknowledge that the officer was wrong, apologize and take steps to make sure the violent cop suffers consequences for his actions. Kudos to Austin […]

Unseen Video Of Eric Garner Death – Over 7 minutes handcuffed not breathing NYPD chokehold AFTERMATH

Philando Castile: Stopped 52 Times by Police: Was it Racial Profiling?

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By Carla K. Johnson and Steve Karnowski, Associated Press – When Philando Castile saw the flashing lights in his rearview mirror the night he got shot, it wasn’t unusual. He had been pulled over at least 52 times in recent years in and around the Twin Cities and given citations for minor offenses including speeding, […]

WARNING: DASH-CAM VIDEO OF POLICE SHOOTING OF LAQUAN MCDONALD (ABC News)

In Passionate Response to Recent Murders of Black Men by Cops, Black Police Officer Pleads for Biased Officers to Find Another Career

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No words can express the hurt and agony a Black mother goes through seeing our children being murdered by the police. Imagine the hurt and shame when the Black mother is a police officer and must adhere to the code of silence. Well this strong sister, Nakia Jones, stood up and called a spade a […]

Black, White and Blue: A Spotlight on Race in America

Diamond Reynolds Has Strength to Broadcast Live Video After Police Officer Kills her Boyfriend When Stopped for Broken Light

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BEWARE! THIS IS EXTREMELY GRAPHIC CONTENT. All I can say is God Bless Diamond Reynolds, her daughter, and may her boyfriend, Philando Castile, Rest In Peace. Diamond had the strength and presence of mind to turn her phone on to document the situation after they were pulled over for a broken tail light by a […]

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Statement on the Ferguson Grand Jury’s Failure to Indict Officer Darren Wilson

Urban League Movement Supports Peaceful Protest, Thorough Investigation in Baton Rouge

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New Orleans, LA – As Louisiana and the nation grieve the death of Alton Sterling, the National Urban League and the Urban League of Greater New Orleans (ULGNO) today joined Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards in calling for a thorough investigation of his shooting by Baton Rouge Police, and a comprehensive evaluation of police training […]

State of Black America Town Hall to Explore Jobs of the Future

Dillard University’s President Kimbrough Calls Barring of Amite High Valedictorian the Height of Hypocrisy

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The following is a copy of Kimbrough’s letter to Superintendent Kolwe in regards to the national embarrassment: Mark Kolwe, Superintendent Tangipahoa Parish School System 59656 Puleston Road Amite. LA 70422 Last night, I watched “The Nightly Show” with Larry Wilmore. In the first segment, he discussed the case of Andrew Jones at Amite High School. […]

The Detention of Poor Immigrant Mothers and Children are Money-Making Hustle for Private Prisons

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By Ester Yu-Hsi Lee, ThinkProgress.org – During separate conference calls to talk about earnings reports, two of the country’s largest for-profit private prisons indicated that they saw their profits soar from holding immigrant mothers and children in detention centers across the country. Revenues increased during the first quarter of 2016 for both the Corrections Corp. […]

New Annie E. Casey Foundation Report Recommends Policies to Help Millions of Children with Incarcerated Parents