This Sunday’s highly anticipated BET Awards boasted lots of fantastic performances from the likes of Beyoncé, Erykah Badu and Desiigner. But the stars for this year’s show were bringing heat not just to the stage, but to the red carpet, too. Everyone from Gabrielle Union to host Tracee Ellis Ross came out with looks that were sleek, chic and just a little daring. Perhaps the best look of the night came from Janelle Monae in a striped black-and-white suit which she told red carpet host Llyod
The FBI War on Tupac Shakur and Black Leaders contains a wealth of names, dates and events detailing the use of COINTELPRO style tactics by the FBI against a generation of leftist political leaders and leftist musicians. Based on 12 years of research and includes over 1,000 endnotes. Sources include over 100 interviews, FOIA-released CIA and FBI documents, court transcripts, and many mainstream media outlets. Book is 192 pages of main text, 100 pages of endnotes, 8 pages of photos (incl.
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Earlier today I viewed an excerpt from a short video clip of Ray Lewis, Baltimore Ravens NFL star speaking to the Black Lives Matters Movement about gun violence deaths of Black men resulting from the use of a gun by other Black men. Lewis made the point that such deaths are more frequent and quantitatively greater than those Black men killed by white police officers. What he said is true. I support the Black Lives Matter Movement in it’s awakening the national conscience to numerous
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Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wondered during Thursday’s Democratic debate whether a toxic water crisis like the one in Flint, Michigan, would happen to a town that’s not majority black. “One wonders if this were a white suburban community what kind of response there would have been,” Sanders said, to cheers from the audience. “Flint, Michigan, is a poor community. It is disproportionately African-American and minority, and what has happened there is absolutely