Black Boys #RIP

NO ONE WILL be there to hug you in a coffin when you leave this unforgiving world. Nor will they care that you lived and died in an environment where it was easier to get a gun than a home cooked meal. Some nights I scroll the social media hashtags trying to find something opulent and…

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Chief names cop who shot Michael Brown

FERGUSON POLICE CHIEF Thomas Jackson identified the officer who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown last Saturday as Darren Wilson. In making the announcement, Jackson reversed course on his previous decision not to release the officer’s name due to concerns for the officer’s safety in the wake of death threats. [blocktext align=”right”]Even as Ferguson Police Chief Thomas…

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A message to Jordan Davis’ parents

Question of the day: We were all sitting on the edge of our seats this weekend as we awaited the verdict in the Michael Dunn trial. As responses to the verdict poured in, many were outraged. If you could write a letter to Jordan Davis’ parents, what would your letter say? (Featured image © Canstock Photo)

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Have you had the “police talk” with your sons?

Question of the Day The latest Philadelphia-based accusation of police brutality involved a teenage boy being frisked. A female officer allegedly squeezed his genitals so hard a testicle ruptured. Sadly, there have been many other incidents involving our boys, some of them fatal. Given that reality, have you had the dreaded “talk” with your sons? Have…

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