“If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” – Malcolm X
TIME Magazine‘s 2015 “100 Most Influential People” issue is covered by ballerina Misty Copeland, rapper and fashion designer Kanye West, Mexican-American journalist and author Jorge Ramos, actor Bradley Cooper, and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Where is today’s protest music? J. Cole, Elle Varner, T.I., Ezra Furman, Lauryn Hill, The Game and more answer with a soundtrack dedicated to Michael Brown and Ferguson, Missouri.
Grey’s Anatomy actor Jesse Williams takes CNN to task over coverage of Michael Brown’s murder in Ferguson, MO. This is why we must support independent media.
Today, multiple cities are participating in the National Moment of Silence 2014 in response to the police brutality we’ve seen across the country recently. Check to see if an event is being held in your area.
Atlanta-based rapper Killer Mike has taken to Instagram to reach people’s hearts by posted an image of Michael Brown’s parents with a heartfelt message.
On Monday, Ta-Nehisi Coates stopped by the Colbert Report to discuss his extensive and thoroughly researched “Case for Reparations” and America’s ongoing history of institutional racism.
I knew the moment I clicked play on this PSA to “experience the night Trayvon Martin was killed” I was going to wish I hadn’t.
Several big music acts have now joined the boycott against Florida: Madonna, Usher, Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z, Mary Mary, Rod Stewart, R. Kelly, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Trey Songz, Young Jeezy, Wale, and more.
Rapper Pharoahe Monch is lending his voice to the Zimmerman trial outrage with a new protest song titled, “Stand Your Ground.”
#Justice4Trayvon is more than Trayvon Martin. This is about Sean Bell, Amadou Diallo, Rekia Boyd, Oscar Grant, Aaron Campbell, Victor Steen, Robbie Tolan, Kendra James, Aiyana Jones, James Jahar Perez, Tarika Wilson, Deandre Brunston, Latasha Harlins, Ousmane Zongo, Orlando Barlow, Kiwane Carrington, Kenneth Harding, Jr, and now Jordan Davis
Rapper Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) undergoes gruesome force feeding procedure used at Guantánamo Bay.
Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) is keeping the NYPD and its controversial Stop and Frisk policy on trial.
Undeterred by requests to boycott Israel, Alicia Keys says her Tel Aviv show will proceed as planned.
On Equal Pay Day, the gender wage gap persists, cheating women and their families out of $437,000 over a lifetime.
On April 5th Jada Pinkett-Smith’s powerful new documentary film, ‘Free Angela and All Political Prisoners,’ will be shown at select theaters in major cities.
The first Black Miss Israel, Yityish Aynaw, and the first Black U.S. President got a chance to meet on Thursday night at Obama’s gala dinner.
An infrographic helps everyone understand the real problem with the Washington Redskins branding.
Do you believe Chris Dorner is right for what he is doing? Are his actions justified or inexcusable and wrong? Do you think there is some merit to what he believes is injustice and corruption within the LAPD?
It has been announced that Eva Longoria, Chelsea Clinton, singer-songwriter Ben Folds, Star Jones, Angela Bassett and gospel singer Yolanda Adams have been added to the The Presidential Inaugural Committee.