Here are the 5 things you need to be checking out this weekend.
Why the murders of Brown and Rice should never be deleted from history.
Mike Brown‘s 2014 death at the hands of a White police officer can be credited for giving rise to the Black Lives Matter movement — now Brown’s story may get the chance to be told to the world, through the eyes of his mother. According to The Root, Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to Tell […]
“Mike Brown didn’t rob the f*cking store,” said Jason Pollock, the director of Stranger Fruit, at a panel discussion at SXSW. On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old was shot and killed by a police officer, which created (another) media firestorm about Black men and police. In one of the many reports, Brown […]
Donald Trump‘s presidency has ushered in a new understanding of the idea of truth and justice in America. With the president busy ranting to Twitter about Snoop Dogg‘s satirical music video, no one in his administration appears remotely concerned about the muders of Tamir Rice and Mike Brown. New media reports about Rice and Brown’s killings show […]
Rappers who used music to become activists.
If there was any doubt in your mind that Beyoncé is a boss, guess again. Despite her superstar status, Bey continues to lend her time, money and talent to causes that most people forget about. According to reports, the singer helped raise more than $82,000 for Flint residents who continue to deal with the city’s lead-tainted water supply. […]
While promoting her new book Tell The Truth & Shame The Devil, Michael Brown's mother Lezley McSpadden discussed her role in Beyoncé's Lemonade film.
Indecline managed to spread awareness in a big way when they gave police brutality victims a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Lezley McSpadden, Sybrina Fulton, and Samaria Rice will be reportedly holding photos of their slain sons in the video.
Former Black Panther Sekou Odinga and Black Lives Matter activist Larry Fellows may come from different Black liberation movements, but both understand that to truly celebrate Black History Month, we must dig deeper.