Tag: Civil Rights & Social Justice

Black Woman Allowed To Sue Harvard For Using Pics Of Her Ancestors On Book Cover

Being a Black American comes with developing a clear understanding of how we were brought into this country, sometimes being reminded of it on a daily basis. For one Connecticut woman, a photo of her enslaved ancestors that’s been used heavily by Harvard University… Continue Reading “Black Woman Allowed To Sue Harvard For Using Pics Of Her Ancestors On Book Cover”

Stacey Abrams Lays Out Her Plan As Future Governor To Restore Roe V. Wade

Chances are you’ve been hearing about the ongoing upheaval surrounding The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe V. Wade and essentially put an end to women’s abortion rights that’ve been in place for almost 50 years. Stacey Abrams, a proud Black woman herself who’s… Continue Reading “Stacey Abrams Lays Out Her Plan As Future Governor To Restore Roe V. Wade”

Commentary: No, White Liberals, You Don’t Get To Call Clarence Thomas The N-Word. WTF?

Source: ERIN SCHAFF / Getty Social media is always good for providing Black folks with a gentle reminder that right-wingers aren’t the only white folks we need to watch out for. There’s a reason the largely metaphorical “cookout invite” thing has become a thing… Continue Reading “Commentary: No, White Liberals, You Don’t Get To Call Clarence Thomas The N-Word. WTF?”

Rev. Al Sharpton Says Roe v. Wade Overturn Will Disproportionately Impact Black People

American women woke up today to a world changed against their favor following the Supreme Court’s shocking ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade, subsequently making the right to an abortion unconstitutional. As many across the nation are still trying to make sense of the… Continue Reading “Rev. Al Sharpton Says Roe v. Wade Overturn Will Disproportionately Impact Black People”

Uvalde Mayor Confirms Demolition Of Robb Elementary: “You Can Never Ask A Child To Go Back”

The site of a traumatic event can be triggering for everyone, including surviving victims, those left with lost loved ones and the general public that mourned from afar. The still-shocking Robb Elementary school shooting that left the nation jarred last month is sadly an… Continue Reading “Uvalde Mayor Confirms Demolition Of Robb Elementary: “You Can Never Ask A Child To Go Back””

Insurance Agency In Maine Criticized For Racist Juneteenth Sign: “Enjoy Your Fried Chicken & Collard Greens”

Signature food dishes are essential to any ethnic culture, and Black people are very familiar with soul food staples like macaroni and cheese, sweet potato pie and the glorious combination of collard greens with fried chicken, just to name a few. Unfortunately, that cultural… Continue Reading “Insurance Agency In Maine Criticized For Racist Juneteenth Sign: “Enjoy Your Fried Chicken & Collard Greens””

Video Shows Miami Cop Tell Black Driver During Traffic Stop: ‘This Is How You Guys Get Killed’

Source: Joe Raedle / Getty Some of these cops are out here telling on themselves. And since we’re finally at a time when police officers are under a microscope for doing what have been common police practices since hallelujah, they’re actually being investigated for… Continue Reading “Video Shows Miami Cop Tell Black Driver During Traffic Stop: ‘This Is How You Guys Get Killed’”

Uvalde Coverup: Black People Have Warned Against Trusting Police Narratives For A Long Time

Police officers stand near a makeshift memorial for the shooting victims at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 26, 2022. | Source: CHANDAN KHANNA / Getty It has been nearly a month since 19 children and two adults were ruthlessly shot and… Continue Reading “Uvalde Coverup: Black People Have Warned Against Trusting Police Narratives For A Long Time”

Beyond Juneteenth 2022 To Fighting For the Next Round Of Freedom

Source: Go Nakamura / Getty Across the country, Black people are basking in the joy of the Juneteenth holiday. Long before it was granted Federal holiday status, Juneteenth offered an opportunity for Black people to celebrate their freedom and self-determination.  With the grant of… Continue Reading “Beyond Juneteenth 2022 To Fighting For the Next Round Of Freedom”

Fair Fight Action’s ‘Civics For The Culture’ Series Explores History Of Democracy

Source: adamkaz / Getty Fair Fight Action brings civic education to a younger generation with the “Civics for the Culture” video series. Spearheaded by Chelsey Hall, Fair Fight’s lead on media and brand partnerships, “Civics for the Culture,” walks viewers through significant issues impacting… Continue Reading “Fair Fight Action’s ‘Civics For The Culture’ Series Explores History Of Democracy”