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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 […]

Which Constitution?

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 […]

Danny Becnel, Candidate for NOLA St. John Parish President: Whites Outvoting Blacks, Taking Parish Back

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 […]

NY Police Sgt. Kizzy Adonis Charged with Failure to Supervise in Connection with the Death of Eric Garner

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. […]

President Obama to Attend @CBCF Phoenix Awards Dinner

Murder in Black and Blue

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By Lucius Gantt (The Gantt Report) – The Gantt Report extends both sympathy and condolences to the civilians and policemen that were recent victims of murder in Louisiana, Minnesota and Texas. It doesn’t matter how you were killed or who killed you, murder is murder and murder is wrong! When situations arise that involve race […]

Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, Cheryl Lowery, and Idil Hussein Comment on Charlottesville March

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, […]

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

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 […]

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