Video source missing

President Obama sets record straight about Black Lives Matter.

“President Barack Obama on Thursday gave a strong defense of Black Lives Matter, arguing that the movement’s concerns about racial disparities in the criminal justice system are legitimate. He also clarified that the cause doesn’t claim, as some critics allege, that only black lives matter — but rather that black lives are emphasized in the movement’s slogan because black lives …

The fight for humanity: From Marsha P. Johnson to Freddie Gray.

In many ways, society seems to forget the anti-racist and anti-state violence origins of Pride celebrations. While many strides have been made towards LGBTQ rights, black LGBTQ youth are some of the most at-risk of experiencing police brutality and being targeted for violence. This short article connects the Stonewall riots to the recent protests in Baltimore and explains that sometimes …

From Freddie Gray to Carmelo Anthony, we know there’s a two-way street home.

Black NBA stars have always been agents of social change; however, it has been awhile since we have seen a generation of athletes this outspoken. Maybe it’s the power of social media where one tweet or instagram post reaches millions of fans in a matter of minutes. When it comes to their voice, NBA players have been the loudest. Despite …