Police stops are still marred by racial discrimination, new data shows.

So why does Trump continue to endorse stop-and-frisk? by Alexi Jones President Trump is again encouraging Chicago police to use stop-and-frisk – a policy that allows police officers to stop citizens without good cause – even as new government data reminds us why such policies can be disastrous for people of color. Just days after Trump endorsed stop-and-frisk […]

Separating Migrant Families Is Barbaric. It’s Also What the U.S. Has Been Doing to People of Color for Hundreds of Years.

 109 Image: New York Public Library Digital Collection by Shaun King June 20 2018 LIKE MOST OF you reading this, I am deeply appalled at what I see happening right now in the United States — immigrant children being snatched away from their parents and sent to separate detention centers, often locked in cages with strangers, […]

Will the Next ‘Black Panther’ Be a Latino Superhero?

El Peso Hero. (Rio Bravo Comics) “Black Panther” has introduced a new generation to a black superhero, but when Latinos watch a Marvel movie, they see they are not well represented. El Peso Hero wants to change that. Created by Hector Rodriguez, “El Peso Hero” is a comic book series influenced by the modern-day challenges people on […]

From Black Chileans to Cuban Exiles: These Movies Explore the Afro-Latino Experience

By Manuel Betancourt The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) is kicking off 2018 with a series on the very best films they screened last year. Focused, as its title suggests, on projects from around the world that represent the black experience, the selection of screenings covers ample ground. Opening with Michael Brewer’s The Last Revolutionary, which tells the story of two […]

Slavery, Democracy, And The Racialized Rootz Of The Electoral College

BY CHRISTOPHER F. PETRELLA At 11:45 p.m. on November 6, 2012, Donald Trump tweeted that “the electoral college is a disaster for a democracy.” Four years later, at 2:31 a.m. on November 9, 2016, the Associated Press projected that Donald Trump would win the state of Wisconsin and therefore surpass the required 270 Electoral College […]

Footage of the Largest Gang Raid in NYPD History Revealz the Agency’z Military-Style Tacticz

Incoming police commissioner James O’Neill oversaw the arrests. By Simon Davis-Cohen https://www.thenation.com/article/footage-of-the-largest-gang-raid-in-nypd-history-reveals-the-agencys-military-style-tactics/ Footage of the Largest Gang Raid in NYPD History Reveals the Agency’s Military-Style Tactics Incoming police commissioner James O’Neill oversaw the arrests. By Simon Davis-Cohen September 1, 2016 At 4:51 am, on April 27 in the North Bronx, Paula Clarke and her two […]

Malik Washington speakz: End Prison Slavery in Texaz!

From: Keith ‘Malik’ Washington – Spokespersyn for – End Prison Slavery in Texas! Peace and Blessings sisters and brothers! I hope this communication finds all of you doing well! Within the next few weeks many Free World Folks will be wondering why all these prisoners are refusing to work. I’d like you to read this […]

My letter to willie lynch (return to sender)

my letter to willie lynch This is dedicated to people who lost their life in charleston sc… to all my people black, latino, & indian…