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Nearly 100 Lowery Institute Change Agents to Pay Tribute to Dr. Joseph Lowery at 96th Birthday Celebration

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Change Agents to Dr. Lowery: We Got Next! Atlanta, GA – As civil rights icon, Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, watched the frightening images of racist protesters marching through Charlottesville, VA with tiki torches, he was reminded of America’s ugly past when he lived with constant bomb threats and was shot at by the Ku Klux […]

Copwatch vs. Cops: After Freddie Gray NY Times Op-Doc Produced by: Poh Si Teng and Ben Laffin

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 […]

The American Black Film Festival Continues to Expand its List of Talent Discovery Programs in Partnership with HBO®, Comcast NBCUniversal, TV One and McDonald’s

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 […]

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

CBCF Statement on This Week’s Shootings in Baton Rouge, St. Paul, and Dallas

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Washington, DC – A. Shuanise Washington, president and CEO of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF), released the following statement in the aftermath of this week’s shootings in Baton Rouge, St. Paul, and Dallas that resulted in the deaths of two African Americans and five police officers, with nine wounded including two private citizens. […]

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

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, […]

Police Detain Brooklyn Councilman at West Indian Parade – Video

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 […]

Murder in Black and Blue