Category : Culture

- 3 weeks ago

Biden’s Pardons And Clemency For 78 Hailed As “Historic”

(Photos: Change.org\Screenshot\YouTube) WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) issued the following statement on President Biden’s decision to issue clemency and pardons for 78 individuals, including former Secret Service agent:“Pr...

- 3 weeks ago

Florida: New Anti-Voter Law Creates New Barriers

(Photos: YouTube\Screenshot) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Caren Short, senior supervising attorney for Voting Rights with the Southern Poverty Law Center, and Michelle Kanter Cohen, policy director and senior counsel with Fair Elections Center, released the f...

- 3 weeks ago

Officer Christopher Schurr Named As Killer Of Patrick Lyoya

(Photos: Twitter\YouTube) New York, NY (Monday, April 25, 2022) – In response to Rev. Al Sharpton’s demand for transparency and justice, the Grand Rapids Police Department has released the name of the officer who fatally shot Patrick Lyoya during a...

- 3 weeks ago

JP Morgan Chase proves Financial Literacy is a Way of Life

By Jess Washington & Growing up we all had an idea of the type of life we wanted to live, but perhaps did not know how we would obtain the means to live that life. Historically, most Black American families did not have the means to focus on inv...

- 3 weeks ago

SPLC Celebrates Ongoing Removal Of Confederate Symbols of Hate

(Photos: YouTube\Twitter) MONTGOMERY, Ala. – While several Southern states have respectfully moved away from observing Confederate Memorial Day, Alabama and Mississippi will continue the tradition today. On Tuesday, April 26, Florida will also celebr...

- 3 weeks ago

District Council 37 Endorses Andrews For NY State Assembly

(Photos: Dr. Anthony Andrews Jr.) South Jamaica, Queens---District Council 37 (DC37), the city’s largest public employee union, has officially endorsed Dr. Anthony D. Andrews Jr.’s candidacy for State Assembly District 32, Queens. The union, which re...

- 3 weeks ago

Demand Justice For Patrick Lyoya Murdered By Michigan Cop

(Photos: Twitter\Screenshot\Color of Change\Grand Rapids Police) On April 4, Patrick Lyoya was shot in the back of the head by a Grand Rapids, Michigan police officer, during a traffic stop.In response to community demands for transparency and ac...

- 3 weeks ago

Talley Dunn Gallery presents new solo exhibit by Vicki Meek

& & Vicki Meek, “Am I Pretty Yet?”, 2022. Gicleé prints hand painted w embellished frames & The Talley Dunn Gallery just presented a solo exhibition of renowned and nationally recognized artist Vicki Meek. The artist’s inau...

- 3 weeks ago

Lawmakers Must Confront Racist History of Illegal Reentry Statute

(Photos: BHW Law\YouTube\ICE) LOS ANGELES, CA – Last week, the Center for Immigration Policy, the Aoki Center for Critical Race and Nation Studies, and the Southern Poverty Law Center filed an amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for th...