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2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday Celebration Week Long Schedule of Events

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January 8, 2017 – January 16, 2017 Sunday, January 8, 2017 – 10:45am – PreHoliday Activities Worship and Fellowship – Zion Grove Baptist Church; 606 Pryor Street; Atlanta, Georgia –Friday, January 13, 2017 8:30am – The Annual Dr. King Labor/Human Rights Prayer Breakfast – Hyatt Regency Atlanta – 2665 Peachtree Street, NE; Atlanta, Georgia 30303 […]

NCBCP Spirit of Democracy Awards Celebrates History and Honors Leaders Keeping the Movement Going Forward

Join Greater Atlanta National Council of Negro Women for their holiday gala Sat. Dec. 10, 6 PM at the Omni Hotel in Atlanta.

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Featuring Ballethnic Dance Company & Adam L. McKnight, Poetry by Hank Stewart, Phillippia & Blaze One Band. For tickets www.greateratlantancnw.org or Paypal. Please join the National Council of Negro Women, Greater Atlanta to celebrate the joyous holiday season and honor outstanding trailblazers during their 1st Annual Holiday Gala, themed “Harlem Nights, A Renaissance of Opportunity […]

Rising Star BRI (Briana Babineaux) Debuts at #1 On Billboard Gospel Albums Chart With Debut Project “KEYS TO MY HEART” And Scores Three Other Chart Debuts

Roland Martin Confronts White Nationalist Richard Spencer On NewsOne Now

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(NewsOne Now) – Members of the National Policy Institute held their national conference in Washington, D.C. this weekend. The group has been broadly referred to as part of the Alt-Right and the positions they embrace align with White Nationalism, White Supremacy, and downright racism. Members of their movement have been energized and emboldened by the […]

Leader of National Organization of Black Men Who Love Men Calls Media Coverage of Tracy Morgan’s Skit Racially Biased Tunnel-Vision

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 […]

MSNBC Obtains Video of Linwood “Ray” Lambert, a VA Man Who Was Tased, Shackled and Died in Custody

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 […]

C. Dwayne West Commentary: You Can’t Compare Police Shootings of Unarmed Men to Violence by Criminals

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, […]

Young Black Men Killed by US Police at Highest Rate in Year of 1,134 Deaths

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 […]

A Conversation With Police on Race – NY Times Op Doc

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 […]

Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America