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.
Profiles Marcus Garvey, a self-educated black man who worked to end world-wide discrimination against Africans, to help black Africans regain control of their countries, and to promote black pride, unity, and power. Title: Marcus Garvey Author: Caravantes, Peggy Publisher: Morgan Reynolds Pub Publication Date: 2003/07/01 Number of Pages: 128 Binding Type: LIBRARY Library of Congress: 2003013769
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
The father of a 22-year-old Louisiana man who authorities claim fatally shot himself while handcuffed in a patrol car is angry that the district attorney’s office has declined to pursue criminal charges. “It’s disappointing, disheartening, baffling and disgusting all at the same time,” Victor White Sr. told The Huffington Post. Prosecutors had been investigating whether charges were appropriate in Victor White III’s shooting death, but found no “evidence to suggest a violation of a criminal Read more…