Black lives matter
After a very tense and hectic weekend, Indianapolis faith leaders held a peaceful protest Sunday in downtown Indianapolis, calling for policing reform and racial justice.
According to organizers, people who wish to become more politically involved can have more influence at the state level.
In the class, students explore how Black social movements have contributed to empowerment within the African-American community.
Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson is no stranger to having in run-ins with law enforcement throughout his time as one of the leaders of the movement, however he just earned his first lawsuit while protesting on injustice. Last summer when BLM was at the forefront of several protests and marches stemming from blacks that […]
Sounds of Blackness – “Royalty” featuring High School for Recording Arts Directed by: Dario Otero Produced by: Gary Hines ‘Royalty’ is an inspiring music collaboration between the Twin Cities based, Grammy award winning group Sounds of Blackness and High School for Recording Arts. ‘Royalty’ is a National movement for positive images of African American youth. […]
It seems like with each passing day another black celebrity finds themselves on the wrong side of the black community by supporting “all lives matter” over black lives matter. The latest celebrity to find themselves in the crosshairs of #WokeTwitter and beyond is none other than American Idol winner Fantasia. Her fans and critics were […]
The endless stories of police officers abusing their power by killing or intentionally harming black people continue with each passing day. These days when you log into your social media accounts, you are likely to see a new hashstag of a black person who was the victim of police brutality and racial injustice. The latest […]
A San Diego police officer fatally shot and killed Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man who witnesses claim was mentally challenged. Reports say his sister called police for assistance because he was in mental and/or physical distress. Several eyewitnesses said the victim had his hands above his head when he was shot, but police deny […]
One flier, titled “Why White Women Shouldn’t Date Black Men,” highlights individual violent relationships between Black men and White women.
Colin Kaepernick continues to stand up for what he believes in via his protest of the national anthem, a move that has garnered him a wealth of support and admiration. However, there have also been many who have voiced their opposition to his stance, but now things have gotten out of hand and perhaps Kaepernick […]
In this edition of Faith Walking, Erica Campbell talks about the tense climate of 2016 in which we have seen countless people get murdered by police, over and over again. With the protests that have been sparked in North Carolina and Oklahoma in the last few days, Erica notes that rioting and destructive behavior can’t […]