“The question is why was ‘Selma’ the only film that was in the running with people of color for the award?”
Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman sentenced to prison for firing warning shots during a dispute with her abusive ex-husband, has finally been released from prison.
Sixteen-year-old Jesse Hernandez was shot by two Denver, Colorado police officers. Now, the community wants answers.
“I didn’t even know what I was doing was considered organizing until someone told me,” Johnetta “Netta” Elzie, a key Ferguson organizer, told the Atlantic.
An Arizona court has sided with a transgender woman who was convicted of prostitution simply for walking down the street.
This study illustrates what many black college students already know to be true: discrimination exists on campus.
After learning that North Miami police officers were using the photos of young black men as targets during sniper training, clergy stepped up to offer the police another option. For the religious leaders, their show of solidarity was “motivated by our service to Christ and his call to love our neighbors.”
Black women in the study recalled being regularly mistaken for janitors and were constantly worried about the “angry black female” stereotype.