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This Flag Is Drenched In Blood

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By Dr. Julianne Malveaux – I am not sure why the “National Anthem” and the so-called American flag are part of our nation’s sports pageantry. Before 2009, while the National Anthem was played, sports gladiators were not required to suit up, stand up, and put their hands to their hearts and why should they? The […]

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

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 […]

Beyoncé Gets Gangsta with her Haters, Selling “Boycott Beyoncé” Merchandise at Concerts

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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. […]

NABJ Hosts Event to Honor Ed Bradley and Eugene Robinson With Special Remarks by Senior Presidential Advisor Valerie Jarrett

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