On Wednesday, Jay Z weighed in on New York Governor Cuomo’s initiative to improve police and community relations.
There are not many details known about Lamia Beard’s death. What is known, is that Beard is the latest transgender woman of color to fall victim to violence.
Believe that #BlackLivesMatter? There’s a badge for that. Oakland-based Radical Brownies are going above and beyond cookie sales.
“On January 20, President Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union address in which he discussed a variety of social and economic concerns facing the country. However, when it came to the issues of racism and police violence – the issue facing Black people – the President was silent.
And so, in order to elevate our voices and the movement we have built to address the systemic oppression we face, over a dozen organizations have come together to release the State of the Black Union.
We recognize that not even a Black President will speak our truths. So in the name of all Black people killed by racial terror in this country, we speak and continue to make Black lives matters.” — State of the Black Union
Former workers in three McDonald’s locations in Northern Virginia, say that they were fired for being people of color. Some were told by management that they “need to get the ghetto out of the store.”
This important video from Buzzfeed highlights the story of Kai, whose family was pushed out from their San Francisco neighborhood by gentrification.