Davis, who has been on the front lines of the Black Lives Matter movement for some time, understands that Jordan is just one story of many in America. For him, the most immediate change can come on Black Friday, the third anniversary of Jordan’s death.
Sixteen people were shot in a hail of gunfire Sunday night at Bunny Friend Park in New Orleans. According to reports, multiple people began firing shots into a crowd of more than 300.
Ben Carson dismissed the fact that Black men and women are being disproportionately targeted by police, saying he needed more “evidence” that profiling exists in law enforcement.
Roker’s experience is not unique — cabs passing Black men and women is a decades-long problem that has both been addressed through the lens of racial profiling and comedic fodder.
Nicki Minaj brought power and #blackgirlmagic to A&E’s Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America event when she performed a reading of the late Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise.”
This week, students were alarmed to find that the portraits of Harvard Law School’s Black tenured professors were defaced with black gaffer tape.
African-American students were outraged to see portraits of Harvard Law School’s Black professors defaced, leading to an investigation by the police and a string of discussions about racial injustice at Harvard University.
A Vice President is accused of burglary outside of her own home.
Campus police released alerts online via Twitter and Facebook assuring the campus was safe. The tweets, posted by the account @keanuagainstblk, were sent shortly after a peaceful rally against racial bias on college campuses.