March For Civility to Bring People Together Against Hate, Violence, Racism, Injustice, September 23, 2017 at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C.

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(Washington, D.C.) – On September 23rd, 2017 thousands will unite together against hate, violence, racism and injustice at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. for the March for Civility.  Ken Nwadike, Jr. of the Free Hugs Project and his organization RestoreCivility.org, are leading Read more

Suspect In Custody For “Racially Motivated” Murders in Baton Rouge

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Baton Rouge currently has a suspect in custody for two possibly “racially motivated killings” that occurred last week. A Baton Rouge news station, reported that there may be someone attacking Black men last Thursday. According to the story, the suspect Read more

#FancysThoughts: That Time Jermichael Finley Forgot He IS Black

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Earlier this week, former Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley took to Twitter to share his disgruntled thoughts on Black players speaking on social injustice and politics, and his wife, who is white politely shut him down. In his Read more

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Leading By Example

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Michael Bennett, defensive lineman for the Seattle Seahawks, and his wife Pele Bennett will host a benefit and rally for Charleena Lyles, the mentally ill Black mother of four who was killed in a police shooting last month in Seattle. Read more

Prince William County Donates to Help Save Historic African-American Neighborhood

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 The Alliance to Save Carver Road welcomed a $30,000 donation by Prince William County to support a legal challenge to a planned Dominion Energy power line in the Haymarket, Va., area that would serve an Amazon data center yesterday.   Read more

Activist Samuel Zinyagwe Visit to Baton Rouge, LA Wake Up Call For Many Louisianians

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Activist and co-founder of Campaign Zero, Samuel Zinyagwe, took to Twitter on Friday to share his recent visit to Louisiana and his shock over the experience. Through his tweets, Zinyagwe shares how he was unaware of how regularly prison labor Read more

The City of Baton Rouge Settles Suit With BLM Deray McKeeson and Other Wrongfully Jailed Demonstrators

Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson walks out of the Baton Rouge jail in Baton Rouge, La. on Sunday, July 10, 2016. The prominent Black Lives Matter activist, three journalists and more than 120 other people have been taken into custody in Louisiana over the past two days, authorities said Sunday, after protests over the fatal shooting of an African-American man by two white police officers in Baton Rouge. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)

Baton Rouge agreed to settle the legal suit brought forward by  DeRay McKeeson, a well known member of the Black Lives Matter movement, and others who were wrongfully jailed during the protests after Alton Sterling’s murder this summer. The city Read more

Black Denham Springs  Student Says School Knew Trump Banner Would Be Hung During Scottlandville Game  

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Last night we shared the story of Denham Springs High hanging a Trump banner during their game against Scottlanville Magnet High School in Baton Rouge, LA. This morning one of the students Leasya Monique shared the school officials knew that the Read more

Sevyn Streeter Not Allowed to Sing National Anthem Because of “We Matter” Jersey

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Last night Sevyn Streeter was to sing the national Anthem at the 76ers versus OKC Thunder game, but she was not allowed to do so because of her “We Matter” jersey.”I’m at the 76ers game to sing the National Anthem, Read more

Ben & Jerry’s Shares Why Black Lives Matter 

Ben & Jerry’s published a statement on Black lives matter entitled “Why Black Lives Matter” on the What’s New page of their website, and mixed reactions occurred. Some loved it, others hated it, and said they would no longer support Read more

Black In News This Week: Tawon Boyd, Keith Scott, and Korryn Gaines

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016, Keith Lamont Scott was killed by police in Charlotte, NC. Police say they entered a neighborhood and saw Scott sitting in a car. They say Scott got out of his car with a gun and was Read more

Quick Update: Nick From Steak N’ Shake Terminated

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Yesterday we shared the store of the Missouri Valley College students who were discriminated against by the Steak N’ Shake manager, Nick . The representative who sent it to us, Jamillah Rahmaad has shared that he has now been fired. Read more

Steak ‘n Shake Manager Tells Students, “You’re Lucky I Served You N****** Anything

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Missouri Valley College students refused service at their local Steak ‘n Shake franchise restaurant, “You’re lucky I served you niggers anything,” stated the store manager of the 24-hour location in Belleville, Missouri. The fast-food chain Steak ‘n Shake is best known for its Read more

Meet Blake Simons, The Black Man Behind the #BlackMenSupportLeslie Hashtag

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If you have been following celeb news, you know that hackers posted private photos of Leslie Jones online this week. This occurred only weeks after Jones was attacked online by trolls, making racists comments and threats for her role in Read more

If One More Person Asks What About Uplifting the Black Woman….  

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If one more person asks what about uplifting the Black woman, well- nothing much would happen but I would continue writing this Uplift the Black Man issue. Not because uplifting the Black woman is not needed or equally important, but Read more

Donnell Thompson, 3rd Unarmed Man Killed in Two Weeks

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Donnell Thompson is the third unarmed man in two weeks to be involved in a police shooting. Thompson was shot and killed by Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department on July 28th as they were pursuing a carjacker. When the carjacker fled Read more

HBCU Coalition Calls For National Symposium On Gun Violence

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More than 30 HBCU (Historically Black College and University) presidents have come together to form a coalition calling for the first ever HBCU National Symposium on gun violence. The call to action comes after a heated summer of police killings Read more

Omari Hardwick Says He Would Like To Sit Down With Mayor Giuliani

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Starz’s “Power” star, Omari Hardwick, sat down with “Huffington Post” this week and during his interview Hardwick said he would like to have a conversation with Mayor Rudy Giuliani after the comments he made during his (Giuliani’s) interview with “Face Read more

Photo Recap Of The Stop The Violence Movement’s March In McComb

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The Stop The Violence Movement marched in McComb, MS, last month. As the city’s crime and murder rate continues to rise, a group of citizens felt the city should unite and address the issue. Selectman Donovan Hill provided us with Read more