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50 years after Selma we have more bridges to cross

I was moved today by the memories of Selma shared through powerful words by those who went to Alabama to mark the anniversary of Bloody Sunday. 460 more words

Juvenile Justice

FOXY BUZZ: Beyonce Delivers To Your Home, Google Detects Cancer & More!

The Internet is jumping with all kinds of things … and we’ve got all the tea! Check out some of this week’s hottest stories.

15 Times Missy Elliott Would Have Broken The Internet In The 2000s… 61 more words

National

"Afraid Of The Dark" Examines Black Male Endangerment [TRAILER]

Via: Eurweb.com

Mya B. is honoring Travyon Martin, Jodran Davis, Sean Bell and Oscar Grant the young black males that have lost their lives “unjustly” in the documentary “ 49 more words

Entertainment News

A world without black people?

What would the world look like without black people?

“If you awaken from this illusion and you understand that black implies white, self implies other, life implies death (or shall I say death implies life?), you can feel yourself – not as a stranger in the world, not as something here unprobational, not as something that has arrived here by fluke – but you can begin to feel your own existence as absolutely fundamental”. 262 more words

News

Walking the Line Between Activism and Journalism

The grand jury decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri was announced November 24th. After the announcement, protests began again in cities across the country–particularly outside of my dorm in Union Square, New York City. 1,110 more words

Current Issues

The quest for justice reform should include the kids failed by the juvenile court system

As horrific as it is that so many lives have been lost to seemingly biased police practices and rushes to judgment, there are many more who are blessed to be alive but who are nonetheless in harm’s way that warrant our attention. 524 more words

Juvenile Justice

#EmbraceBlackLife

By asha bandele (United States)

In May of 1857, having just heard of the Supreme Court’s decision in the Dred Scott case (for those of us thinking of Travyon Martin today, ironically it was filed as Dred Scott v Sandford), which in effect validated the existence of slavery and seemed to ensure its continuance, the great abolitionist, orator and ex-slave, Frederick Douglass, said: 359 more words

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