black lives matter

  1. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Black Positive People : BLM's Alicia Garza Launches Census Project To Mobilize Black Political Power

    ... BLM's Alicia Garza Launches Census Project To Mobilize Black Political Power Taryn Finley HuffPost ... Garza on Monday announced the launch of Black Futures Lab, which promises to “develop strategies that help Black people imagine the political, social and economic alternatives needed at...
  2. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Black Short Stories : Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors debuts new book about oppression and activism

    ... :great: Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors debuts new book about oppression and activism BY MJ FRANKLIN ... Since the monumental activist movement was created in 2013 by Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi, Black Lives Matter has called attention to systems that...
  3. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Law Forum : Black Lives Matter Member Plans to Sue Georgia Church for Discrimination After It Banned Group

    ... In the Spirit of Jurisprudence, :great: Black Lives Matter Member Plans to Sue Georgia Church for Discrimination After It Banned Group Beatrice Dupuy Newsweek https://www.yahoo.com/news/black-lives-matter-member-plans-234244760.html?.tsrc=daily_mail&uh_test=1_15 Black Lives Matter...
  4. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Law Forum : Judge: Black Lives Matter is a movement that can't be sued - Targeted by Russians

    ... In the Spirit of Jurisprudence, Judge: Black Lives Matter is a movement that can't be sued BY MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press Black Lives Matter is a social movement, like the tea party or the civil rights movement, and therefore can't be sued, a federal judge ruled Thursday ...
  5. Clyde C Coger Jr

    African American History Culture : A founder of Black Lives Matter answers a question on many minds: Where did it go?

    ... In the Spirit of Sankofa, A founder of Black Lives Matter answers a question on many minds: Where did it go? By Ann M. Simmons and Jaweed KaleemContact Reporters ... Does Black Lives Matter even matter today? I think Black Lives Matter is very relevant today, especially given the rise...
  6. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Black People Politics : We can feel sad, hurt, demoralized But we can’t give up: Black Lives Matter on Trump’s presidency

    In the Spirit of Sankofa, “We can feel sad, hurt, demoralized. But we can’t give up”: A Black Lives Matter founder on Trump’s presidency Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, says she was “in shock, confused, mortified” when she realized Donald Trump would be the...
  7. Carolyne

    Black Poetry : Hunted

    The blood of his ancestors flow through his veins. Despised for his existence, he struggles to stay safe and alive. Peering through key holes like a criminal, he takes the role of the night watch just to ensure that his family is safe. Scared; he walks briskly through the busy street...
  8. D

    Jails / Prisons : #BLACK LIVES MATTER!! PLEASE SIGN MY FATHER'S PETITION

    My father was arrested and sentenced to prison for 40-60 years for a crime he did not commit,he was charged with breaking and entering two counts and CSC 3 counts,the two ladys Jennifer Bluestein and Susan Wright never picked my father out of a line up,Bluestein actually said it was a White man...
  9. Carolyne

    Black Poetry : Ode to my Black Skin.

    I am the darker sister with the smooth chocolate complexion; the tinted shade competing with the night. I am trapped in a disadvantage: strolling the quiet streets with my head lowered to the ground- with fear smudged on my thick melanin. Convicted to a life sentence of constant worry because...
  10. Inanna

    Black People Politics : Black Lives Matter 13 Guiding Principles

    1. Diversity-We are committed to acknowledging, respecting and celebrating difference(s) and commonalities 2. Globalism-We see ourselves as part of the global Black family and we are aware of the different ways we are impacted or privileged as Black folk who exist in different parts of the...
  11. Chidike

    Black People Politics : Trump Ain’t New, and Clinton Ain’t Savior

    Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton perpetuate and benefit from white supremacy. “Lesser evil” in an anti-black political system does not exist. http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2016/07/election2016-donald-trump-hillary-clinton/ “To not vote for Hillary is to vote for Trump” is a...
  12. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Black People Politics : The white élites who fund Black Lives Matter

    In the Spirit of Finance, The white élites who fund Black Lives Matter The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement began in 2013 with the use of the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter on social media, after the acquittal of half-Latino George Zimmerman in the shooting death of black Trayvon Martin. In...
  13. Chidike

    Law Forum : Tamir Rice’s Mother Disappointed in Obama’s Stance on Police Brutality: I Don’t Know How He Sleeps

    http://atlantablackstar.com/2016/07/18/tamir-rices-mother-voices-utter-disappointment-in-obamas-stance-on-police-brutality-i-dont-know-how-he-sleeps-at-night/ On Sunday’s edition of MSNBC’s AM Joy with Joy Reid, the mother of slain 12-year-old Cleveland, Ohio native Tamir Rice discusses how...
  14. Al D

    Black People : Vote for National Black Solidarity Day

    Would you support or help organize a National Black Solidarity Day. This day would be a complete shut down of all activities and stay at home day.. The purpose is to show our solidarity as a people and to illustrate to America our strength and power. If we want equality and to change the way we...
  15. T

    Black Positive People : REAL YOUNG PEOPLE REVOLUTION 2016!!! URGENT HELP

    Start of the REAL YOUNG PEOPLE REVOLUTION: Please share why wait when dreams are made while we're sleeping time to wake up friends and family The reason im attempting to contact you is because in my city alone a war has began and its not even up to the police to stop it because that's not their...
  16. asimplepoet

    Black Poetry : Our lives matter

    Walking through our soul with muddy boots Attempting to take our serenity as loot Yet questioning our sincerity and integrity When we highlight the blatant disparity Yes a hammer sees everything as a nail However this realization is far from a fail Time to just simply call a spade a spade We...
  17. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Black People Politics : Clinton faces protests as she courts black voters

    In the Spirit of Black Lives Matter, Now officially on record ... Clinton faces protests as she courts black voters ATLANTA (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton, shouting over protesters, promised black Americans Friday that she would address systemic racism and, if elected, follow in the...
  18. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Black People Politics : Obama defends Black Lives Matter

    In the Spirit of Sankofa, Obama defends Black Lives Matter President Barack Obama said Thursday that the Black Lives Matter movement had given voice to the anger and discontent over policing and incarceration that has long been a fact of life in the black community. “The African-American...
  19. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Black People Politics : Marco Rubio shows other Republicans how to respond to Black Lives Matter

    In the Spirit of Humility, Marco Rubio shows other Republicans how to respond to Black Lives Matter ... In a largely unnoticed appearance on Fox News's The Kelly File in August — resurfaced by Peter Beinart andJamelle Bouie on Wednesday — Sen. Marco Rubio gave a surprisingly strong response...
  20. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Black People Politics : Elizabeth Warren endorses Black Lives Matter. Why does that matter?

    In the Spirit of Finally, Elizabeth Warren endorses Black Lives Matter. Why does that matter? Sen. Warren compared Black Lives Matter activists to civil rights leaders, and made an impassioned plea for reforming policing tactics, voting rights, and economic equality Speaking at the Edward...
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