Notre Dame Became The First Women’s Team To Support I Can’t Breathe Shirts

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The Fighting Irish wore the I Can’t Breathe T-shirts during warmups in their game against Michigan last Saturday afternoon The shirts are part of a movement in this country regarding racial inequality stemming from a number of incidents regarding race, the police and questions with our justice … [Read more...]

Watch Stevie Wonder Speak on Ferguson, Eric Garner, Gun Control at Seattle Concert

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By Colin Stutz, Billboard - "I do understand that something is wrong, real wrong, and we as family, Americans, all of us, of all colors, need to fix it with a quickness real soon" Following a New York grand jury's decision Wednesday not to indict an NYPD officer involved in the apparent … [Read more...]

#CrimingWhileWhite Explodes on Twitter Following Eric Garner Decision

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By Ryan Gajewski Former 'Daily Show' writer Jason Ross encouraged his white Twitter followers to share stories of lenient punishments they received from police #CrimingWhileWhite Following a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who killed Eric Garner with a choke hold while … [Read more...]

Amy Berg Working on Documentary About Michael Brown Shooting, “Black Male Crisis”

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By Hilary Lewis The filmmakers have set up an Indiegogo campaign for the project, which they've been filming in Ferguson since August Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Amy Berg, actor Nate Parker and writer-director Matthew Cooke have teamed up to make a documentary about what they're … [Read more...]

Watch: J.Cole ‘Made In America’ Tribute to Michael Brown ‘Be Free’

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By Marc Gordon The Liberty Stage is set, 'Made In America' festival, at Philadelphia’s Ben Franklin Parkway, the artist J Cole reflects on time he spent on the ground in Ferguson, Mo. in support,  protesting, strategizing  & engaging fellow protesters over the unjust killing of 18-year-old … [Read more...]

Melissa Harris-Perry’s Searing Tribute To Black Men Killed By Police

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In a short but powerful segment , Melissa Harris-Perry connected the recent police killing of Michael Brown to the deaths of other black men at the hands of police  America's history — and to of injustice towards black people. Harris-Perry read the names of some of the hundreds of men who were … [Read more...]

25th Anniverary for Spike Lee’s “Do The Right Thing”

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25 years ago, director Spike Lee released "Do The Right Thing" a great movie about the social climate in Brooklyn between black & white. I remember the theme music distinctly, A classic but controversial hit from the legendary group Public Enemy "Fight The Power" an emotional, socially charged … [Read more...]