The descendants of Earnest Lee Boyland from Mason, Tenn. filed a lawsuit in the 1990s alleging that the USDA adhered to discriminatory policies against African American farmers…
Indeed, the questions and obstacles they face can be overwhelming. Will they ever find a job, especially if they lack the skills employers need? What about affordable housing?
‘Hate will not win. Our communities are resilient,’ said Jaylani Hussein, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) in Minnesota in response to the Christchurch, New Zealand mosque shootings.
Using his own filmmaking experience as a lesson in how it’s done, director, actor and comedian Robert Townsend offered encouraging news for Black filmmaking hopefuls during his visit to the Twin Cities last weekend: The barriers are fewer and the prospects better now than when he struggled for a break. Townsend came to kick off […]
As we approach the five-year anniversary of the kidnapping of the Chibok schoolgirls – many of whom are still being held captive – it is worth taking a look at what the world has done to help those who have survived the ordeal.
BET’s new docuseries is shining a national spotlight on the Twin Cities. The network’s Finding Justice series is set to air a special episode on police brutality featuring commentary from a broadcast on community radio station KMOJ 89.9FM.
This past week, it was reported that Kaepernick, who filed a grievance against the National Football League (NFL) back in October of 2017, had reached a settlement with the NFL for a substantial amount of money. Kaepernick had not played a game in the NFL since early 2017.
Blackface is part of American culture’s DNA. But America has forgotten that. Although use of Blackface is now politically and culturally radioactive, there was a time when it wasn’t.
The activist-author shares his side of the story in this exclusive interview.
This is not how American democracy is supposed to work.