By Elle Michelle AndersonNormally, I avoid speaking publicly on controversial topics that are driven by politics, religion, or race. However, as a concerned mother and aunt of young adult and teenage African American males, I find it extremely difficult to be silent about the racially-charged violence against young black males by those in whom authority is entrusted. Of course, this type of violence against young black males is not new. In my opinion, it only appears that it has just recently
| Akyaaba Addai-Sebo | Where is the Pan-African spirit? The absence of African solidarity with African Americans who are being killed in US cities by state security forces driven by white supremacy is deeply saddening. From all over Africa, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia, Black people must rise up to condemn the killing of our sisters and brothers in the US and offer any support we can to the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Where is your voice, Mr. President?
Successful Black Parenting magazine, originally founded in 1993 and launched in 1995 with 35,000 issues, debuted as the first national print magazine for African American parents. The founders closed the magazine in 1997. Twenty-one years later, they are bringing it back.
"The time is right to connect with issues being addressed by Black Lives Matter, like the way racism has resurfaced in our society, and to respond to the concerns and aspirations Black parents have about their children's future
By Reginald Grant Technology! It has changed the dynamics of the world and the #BlackLivesMatter Movement has been a recent visible recipient of the technology integration by the world. Republican Presidential candidate Huckabee said recently that Martin Luther King would be ashamed of the movement. Martin Luther King's son disagreed. Democratic Presidential Candidate Hilary Clinton was openly confronted by several leaders of the #BlackLivesMatters movement and the video went viral on YouTube.
Author Suru Manek’s guidebook offers proposals to alleviate black America’s economic plight.
Suru Manek has witnessed the socioeconomic plight of African-Americans, as well as the proverbial laundry list of racism, violence, poverty and the myriad of issues brought to the forefront by the Black Lives Matter movement. He says that these reminded him of the adversities his own ethnicity faced, which inspired him to write
Lawmaker Sean Duffy's Remarks Expressing Concern About Lives of Black Babies Called "Insensitive" and "Disgusting" by CBC Members
Members of the Project 21 black leadership network are rising to the defense of Wisconsin Republican Congressman Sean Duffy, who is under fire from the Congressional Black Caucus for remarks on the House floor expressing concern about the high abortion rate in the
Africans have struggled for freedom since the beginning of their enslavement. According to Robinson et al. (1987), African Americans have revolted since the beginning of their enslavement, throughout their enslavement, post slavery, and the Jim Crow period; and, efforts continue in present times. One of the latest activist groups is the Black Lives Matter Movement. When looking at this new movement, there are a number of similarities between it and the Black Power Movement. I shall examine so
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