As environmental justice battles rage around the country, thousands of African American children and adults are being left out of the conversation.
For the first time, most major Democratic presidential contenders are talking about whether the U.S. government should consider paying reparations.
The legalization of marijuana has been a topic of contention and confusion for both sides of the debate.
“The President is inciting violence against a sitting Congresswoman — and an entire group of Americans based on their religion. It’s disgusting. It’s shameful. And any elected leader who refuses to condemn it shares responsibility for it,” tweeted Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on the evening of April 12. “The President is actively and willfully endangering […]
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.