Tag Archives: Police brutality

We Are More Than Hashtags: Death of Sterling and Castile 

  Black men are dying. Black men are dying at such an alarming rate it’s downright scary. They were our brothers, uncles, fathers and husbands. Now they are reduced to nothing but a mere hashtag.  What has our country become when black men can’t even live without being in constant fear of their lives. Wives, mothers and sisters living in fear

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Tamir, Sandra, Freddie, How Many More Do We Have To Lose?

Year after year an unforeseen tragedy happens in the black community that results in an uproar. The slain killing of an African American. Within these past couple years we have lost almost a dozen citizens due to police brutality. There are so many murders but yet these officers go without any punishment. It’s almost as if the justice system is

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Do Black Lives Matter Anymore?

justice or else

Recently, the nation united for the Justice or Else, Million Man March in Washington, D.C., to discuss racial injustices within our society for all of the police brutality that has taken place with our men and women. This was such a historical event but yet it failed to receive nationwide television coverage. Especially, from major predominantly African American television stations.

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Sandra Bland: Another Case of Police Brutality on Black Women

By Jessica Daniel With all of the police brutality happening against young black men, we see countless times in the media the public protesting and fighting for justice when a black man is shot and killed by police. However, what we fail to see recognized in the media are the many young black women who are getting attacked and killed

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#SayHerName- Bringing To Light The Police Brutality Against Black Women

By  Payton Pruitt On May 21, 2015 multiple protesters gathered together in seventeen different locations nationwide to protest the acts of police brutality against black women that had occurred in recent years. This action was done with work from the groups of BlackOUT Collective, and Black Lives Matter. Using the ever progressive approach of social media by spreading #SayHerName, as

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Tavis Smiley Talks

Smiley is the presenter and creative force behind America I AM: The African American Imprint. This unprecedented traveling museum exhibition, which debuted in January 2009, will tour the country for four years, celebrating the extraordinary impact of African American contributions to our nation and the world, as told through rare artifacts, memorabilia and multimedia. Smiley’s most gratifying accomplishments are rooted

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Black Lives Matter-Police Brutality In America

On Monday, November 24, 2014, the world awaited the outcome of a grand jury hearing on the murder of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was shot down by Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson. The verdict of this hearing, which was held to determine whether Wilson would be indicted for the shooting, was that Wilson would not be prosecuted. It could

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