The Importance of Practicing Group Economics in the African-American Community

The Importance of Practicing Group Economics in the African-American Community Posted by Courtesy of Unite for Action Network One of the greatest strengths of any community is its ability to identify, support, and reward the talents and skills of its members. When I was a child, I remember observing my mother go out …

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Not a Tea Party, a Confederate Party

Not a Tea Party, a Confederate Party Tea Partiers say you don’t understand them because you don’t understand American history. That’s probably true, but not in the way they want you to think. Late in 2012, I came out of the Lincoln movie with two historical mysteries to solve: How did the two parties switch …

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Former Cop Indicted In Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Jonathan Ferrell (Update)

Former Cop Indicted In Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Jonathan Ferrell Comments: 100  | Leave A Comment Jan 27, 2014 By Kirsten West Savali A North Carolina grand jury indicted Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer Randall Kerrick on voluntary manslaughter charges in the shooting death of unarmedJonathan Ferrell, just days after a partial grand jury  refused to do so, reportsWXII12. RELATED: …

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Missouri residents sue police over use of force in Ferguson protests

Missouri residents sue police over use of force in Ferguson protests CAPTIONMemorial in Ferguson Joe Raedle / Getty Images Beverly Scott of Chicago adds to the makeshift memorial in Ferguson, Mo., for Michael Brown. CAPTIONFerguson community Jeff Roberson / Associated Press Protesters march through Ferguson in support of Micheal Brown. …

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Amber Alert issued for Indianapolis Baby

Amber Alert issued for Indianapolis Baby Posted: Aug 27, 2014 8:02 PM CDTUpdated: Aug 29, 2014 8:41 AM CDT By Carrie Cline, WTHR reporter – Bio | Email INDIANAPOLIS –It has been nearly two days since an Indianapolis man claims two people abducted his six-week-old son in a violent attack. The Amber Alert is still …

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Brown is Buried in St. Louis, But His Killing Galvanized a Nation

Brown is Buried in St. Louis, But His Killing Galvanized a Nation August 25, 2014 | Posted by Nick Chiles Tagged With: friendly temple church, michael brown, michael brown sr., rev. al sharpton, trayvon martin family Among the guests expected at Michael Brown’s funeral in North St. Louis today are the parents of Trayvon Martin, illustrating the …

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Attorney: Video Shows Ohio Police Shot John Crawford in the Back as He Talked to Girlfriend on Phone

Attorney: Video Shows Ohio Police Shot John Crawford in the Back as He Talked to Girlfriend on Phone August 27, 2014 | Posted by Nick Chiles Tagged With: attorney michael wright, beavercreek ohio, john crawford, michael brown, police shooting, walmart shooting While the nation’s outrage has exploded over the Aug. 9 shooting death in Ferguson, Missouri, of unarmed teenager …

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Four Free Women: 1916 Emancipation Reunion

Four Free Women: 1916 Emancipation Reunion Posted on 04/15/2012 at 12:40pm  by A’Lelia Bundles from her Self Entitled Blog I couldn’t stop staring at this photo. Four elderly black women, “all older than 100, at a convention in the District in 1916,” said the caption in last Friday’sWashington Post. Hoping to learn …

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Jackets For Jobs Earns a NASDAQ Spot On World Humanitarian Day

Jackets For Jobs Earns a NASDAQ Spot On World Humanitarian Day New York, NY – In honor of World Humanitarian Day, Tuesday, August 19, 2014, Jackets for Jobs, Inc, Founder & CEO, Alison Vaughn rang the closing bell at NASDAQ in New York City. A coveted opportunity reserved for the world’s …

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Mothers of Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin, and Sean Bell Bond Over Heartbreak

Monday, August 25, 2014 Mothers of Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin, and Sean Bell Bond Over Heartbreak Posted by For Harriet | Labels: CNN, Lesley McSpadden, Michael Brown, Sybrina Fulton,Trayvon Martin  Sybrina Fulton and Valerie Bell came together with CNN to offer some words of encouragement to Lesley McSpadden whose son, Mike Brown, will be laid to rest today. Valerie …

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