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Jury In Philando Castile Case Packed with White, Middle-Aged, Gun-Loving Police Supporters

Many jurors in the criminal case against ex-officer Geronimo Yanez expressed support for the police and gun ownership. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)A detailed look at the jurors in the criminal case against former Minnesota officer Jeronimo Yanez offers new insight into how the cop who fatally shot Philando Castile managed to get off scot-free. A piece published by the [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Model protests Dolce & Gabbana’s Trump support while walking the runway

(Raury/GQ)Atlanta musician Raury didn’t know about Dolce & Gabbana’s ties to Donald Trump or their “boycott” campaign that makes fun of people who protest or who disagree with their politics until he was already in Milan, the day before he was supposed to walk the runway for them. “Me, as a young man from Stone Mountain, Georgia, the birthplace of the Ku [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

U.S. Children, Especially Black Ones, Far More Likely to Die Gun-Related Deaths Than Others Worldwide

Black children aged 17 and below had the highest rates of firearm mortality overall. (Image by Juice Images Ltd/Getty Images).At least 19 children in the U.S. are at risk of being killed or injured by gun violence on any given day, with African-American children facing the highest risk, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lawsuit: Police Reform In Chicago Is Impossible Without Federal Court Oversight

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green File)CHICAGO (AP) — Several leading community groups, including a local Black Lives Matter organization, filed a class-action lawsuit against Chicago on Wednesday, June 14, in a bid to bypass or even scuttle a draft agreement between the city and the U.S. Department of Justice that seeks to reform the nation’s second-largest police [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Rarely Known Black History Facts Pt 1 God Anu

Black History Lecture of Rare Facts. Also a rundown of topics and post made in the Conscious Republic group on facebook.

Joy Reid gets flack for calling out Steve Scalise’s racist, anti-LGBT record

(Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for Spike)Recently, Joy Reid took to AM Joy to criticize Steve Scalise for his record on race and other issues. Many people took issue with the MSNBC commentator speaking negatively of Scalise while he is still hospitalized after a shooting at a congressional baseball game. “It’s a delicate thing, because, you know, obviously, everybody is wishing the [...]

By |June 20th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments