Donald Trump, an enlarged brick of spittle-flecked Crisco sliding headlong towards the White House, told the Associated Press a number of very stupid things in a Monday interview. Among them: Black Lives Matter is a “divisive” movement, and perhaps racist, because “all lives matter.” If black people feel unfairly…
Newt Gingrich, the villainous toad in the Disney movie of my nightmares, just said that white people don’t know what it’s like to be a black American and I am so destabilized that I can no longer be certain that my life isn’t a prolonged episode of the Truman show.
Three Dallas police officers and one DART transit official have been declared dead after being shot by two snipers during a Black Lives Matter protest over the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, who in turn were both killed by members of law enforcement earlier this week.
President Barack Obama addressed the nation on Thursday evening in light of the recent deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, two persons of color who were killed by white police officers earlier this week, and urged Americans to “do better” regarding the reignited discourse on racism and police brutality.
Beyoncé shared a message Thursday in response to the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, calling on her fans to “channel our anger and frustration into action.”
In the days after Baton Rouge police officers shot and killed 37-year-old Alton Sterling, a black female officer from Cleveland felt compelled to address the murder on a public platform. In a Facebook Live video, Nakia Jones sounds off on other cops who, she says, live with a “God complex.”
It’s becoming increasingly difficult to fight the sense that, for the rest of my life, I’ll be writing about black Americans who’ve been killed, in one way or another, by the police.
In a furious, well-stated argument about the blue code of silence, Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg went completely off on an officer who called into today’s Ebro In The Morning radio show to talk about the death of Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old black man shot and killed by police in Louisiana.