Policing is More Than Clubs and Guns

For Black people, policing is spread “across multiple state institutions,” including social welfare agency surveillance and school-to-prison pipelines, “and we can trace that history back to slavery,” said Robyn Maynard, author of Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present. Advertisements

What H. Rap Brown Says to Us 50 Years Later, Part 2

by  Dr. Matthew Quest Stokeley and H. Rap Brown   What H. Rap Brown Has To Say To Us Fifty Years Later – Part 2 In “How H. Rap Brown Foretold the Future of Black Power” Quest explained how Brown, from 1967-1971, was uncompromising both against the white racial state and counter-punched within emerging Black […]

Niecy Nash Has A Fix For White People Who Call The Police On Black Folks For ‘No Goddamn Reason’

Sadly, it’s satire View this post on Instagram </a>\n<p style=\" margin:8px 0 0 0; padding:0 4px;\"><a href=\"https://www.instagram.com/p/BpP89HuBQ10/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_medium=loading\" style=\" color:#000; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; font-style:normal; font-weight:normal; line-height:17px; text-decoration:none; word-wrap:break-word;\" target=\"_blank\">MESSAGE! #BbqBecky #CouponCarl #CornerstoreCaroline Help has arrived!!! I teamed up with @thejennlyon @nytimesopinionart @nytopinion SWIPE FOR FULL VIDEO #tryingtohelpsomebody 👊🏽</a></p><p style=\" color:#c9c8cd; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px; margin-bottom:0; margin-top:8px; overflow:hidden; padding:8px […]

Trauma and the Black community

A dive into national oppression, violence and trauma in Jacksonville, Florida By Christina Kittle Jacksonville, FL – The United States has a notorious history with the national oppression of Black people. In the South, remnants of slave society exist as a constant reminder of this – Confederate street names, school names and monuments are physical […]

This is what modern day institutional racism looks like

A Klansman raises his left arm during a “white power” chant at a Ku Klux Klan rally December 16, 2000 in Skokie, IL. A Wisconsin chapter of the Ku Klux Klan held a “White Pride Rally” on the steps of the Cook County Courthouse located in Skokie, a suburb northwest of Chicago. (Photo by Tim […]

AN OPEN LETTER TO COLIN KAEPERNICK FROM BLACK PEOPLE

Dear Colin Kaepernick; On behalf of most, if not the vast overwhelming majority of Black Americans, minus a midget’s handful of sellout Uncle Toms, I’d like to offer you a heartfelt, grateful “thank you” for telling White America what most of Black America deems self-evident and holds true–the US flag is a symbol of an iron-fisted […]

What is Black Consciousness

South African icon Steve Biko advocated ‘Black Conciousness’ ideology. What is it? Why is it important? Let’s learn on the anniversary of his murder. South African icon Steve Biko advocated 'Black Conciousness' ideology. What is it? Why is it important? Let's learn on the anniversary of his murder. pic.twitter.com/rTATf51R2D — teleSUR English (@telesurenglish) September 12, […]

After police unions threaten Nike with boycotts, black officers insist they stand with Kaepernick

by  Jessica Sutherland  Daily Kos Staff Those who despise Colin Kaepernick—for his originally-silent and always-peaceful on-field protests against law enforcement’s rampant racism and unchecked brutality against people of color—are always quick to hide behind baseless accusations about what they believe are Kap’s real motivations. “He hates America!” some say. “He hates the military!” others shriek. All ignore the […]

Revealing photos prove existence of black people in ancient China

A Hospital Room In Foochow (left), Smiling Boy In Tattered Rags (right)…composite of American Red Cross, 1919 [Credit: Library of Congress] & Ragged Kid & Cots, So Village by Sidney D. Gamble, 1917–1919 / Credit: David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University Afro-Asians may seem like a foreign concept, nevertheless, it is […]