Hair. For Black Women Wearing an Afro Is Always a Political Act. Intersectionality. The Absent Black Father Myth—Totally Debunked by the CDC. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com We've been told, quite frequently and repeatedly that the problems in the black community that we've seen in Ferguson and Baltimore recently are not the fault of biased, paramilitary, paranoid and violent policing (even if the Bureau of Justice Statistics indicates that black people are three times more likely to be subject to law enforcement uses of force).
America Is Deeply Divided Over How Media Covers Race, Police Misconduct. Americans may largely agree on the charges filed against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, but they remain deeply divided over the way his case, and others like it, have been covered by the media.
Across racial and political lines, most say it was the right decision to bring criminal charges after Gray, a 25-year-old black man, suffered a fatal neck injury while in police custody. Stark differences in opinion remain, however, on the broader issues surrounding his death, including whether there's a pattern of racial discrimination among police departments and the criminal justice system. Daily Show March 4, 2014. On the Killing of Jordan Davis by Michael Dunn - Ta-Nehisi Coates. The irrelevance of black life has been drilled into this country since its infancy, and shall not be extricated through the latest innovations in Negro Finishing School.
Marchers in Jacksonville, Florida, protest the verdict against Michael Dunn. (Reuters) I wish I had something more to say about the fact that Michael Dunn was not convicted for killing a black boy. Except I said it after George Zimmerman was not convicted of killing a black boy. Except the parents of black boys already know this. Jordan Davis had a mother and a father. Henry "Box" Brown, whose family was destroyed and whose children were trafficked, knew: Alabama veteran who hired KKK hitman to kill black neighbor begs judge for mercy. If you think what you hear on Fox News... - Media Matters for America. Jon Stewart riffs on Rob Ford and Justin Bieber's latest debacles. Movies & racism. An Error Occurred Setting Your User Cookie. Black Power. Charles V. Hamilton.
Hamilton (born 1929) is a political scientist, civil rights leader, and the W. S. Sayre Professor Emeritus of Government and Political Science at Columbia University. His most noted work is Black Power: The Politics of Liberation in America, written with Stokely Carmichael. Cashmore and Jennings argue the Hamilton and Carmichael were the first to use the term institutional racism in a systematic fashion. Texts Carmichael S. & Hamilton C. References ^ Jump up to: a b c d Notable African-American Alumni, Univ. of Chicago, accessed 23 January 2012.^ Jump up to: a b c d Rich, Wilbur C. Stokely Carmichael. Early life and education Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Stokely Carmichael moved to Harlem, in New York, New York, in 1952 at the age of eleven, to rejoin his parents, who had migrated when he was aged two, leaving him with his grandmother and two aunts. He had three sisters. As a boy, he had attended Tranquility School in Trinidad until his parents were able to send for him. His mother, Mabel R.
Fox News Reporter Praises Hate Group Leader Who Blames Gay Men For The Holocaust. Fox News Radio reporter Todd Starnes effusively praised hate group spokesman Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association (AFA) as "one of the most intelligent talk show hosts in the country.
" Fischer is notorious for making rabidly homophobic statements, including the claim that gay men caused the Holocaust. During a February 24 appearance on American Family Radio's Focal Point with Bryan Fischer, Starnes and Fischer discussed a halted Federal Communications Commission (FCC) study that would have examined how well newsrooms are meeting the public's "critical information needs" on key public policy issues.
Right-wing media hyped the study as an invasive survey that could lead to the federal government dictating news coverage. -PHOBIAS, ISLAMO-, XENO-, & -ISM, ANARCH- ,RAC-, SEX-, TERROR- Relations ethnic-race-religious. Race and Ethnicity. Racism. Discrimination. DN! Jail to law school. NERMEEN SHAIKH: Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday called on states to repeal laws that prohibit formerly incarcerated people from voting, a move that would restore the right to vote to nearly six million people.
African Americans have been disproportionately impacted by the laws. In Florida, Kentucky and Virginia, more than one in five [African Americans] have lost the right to vote. During his speech at the Georgetown University Law Center, Holder called the laws, quote, "unnecessary and unjust. " ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER: After Reconstruction, many Southern states enacted disenfranchisement schemes to specifically target African Americans and to diminish the electoral strength of newly freed populations. The resulting system of unequal enforcement and discriminatory application of the law led to a situation in 1890 where 90 percent—90 percent—of the Southern prison population was black. Click here to support this global independent news hour today.
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