The 10 Most Pressing Issues Facing 21st Century African Americans

The 10 Most Pressing Issues Facing 21st Century African Americans African Americans still face a litany of problems in the 21st century. Despite gains since the end of World War II, especially the eradication of racial segregation (known as Jim Crow), serious economic, social and political issues persist in the community. Brown vs. Board of…

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See The Heartbreaking #LastWords of The Victims Of Police Brutality

See The Heartbreaking #LastWords of The Victims Of Police Brutality While deaths of Freddie Gray, John Crawford, and other African-American men have sent the social media world into alarm, it doesn't stop there. Police brutality is a very real thing, and it doesn't stay within the cases that make it to national television and news…

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Was The ‘Straight Outta Compton’s’ Bio Pic Casting Call Racist?

Was The 'Straight Outta Compton’s' Bio Pic Casting Call Racist? Shades of Black, Blue, & Green: Toeing Hollywood's Indelible Color Line In July of last year, as Universal was busy filming Straight Outta Compton (a biopic on the controversial rap group N.W.A.), the Sande Alessi Casting agency was busy typecasting an entire race of women.…

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Best Apps to Securely Record the Police Encounters On Android And iOS

Best Apps to Securely Record the Police Encounters On Android And iOS What have we learned from the recent civil disturbances that took place in Ferguson, Baltimore and South Carolina? The lessons are numerous, but there is a common aspect that incited indignation and civil disobedience. The lesson can be summed up as follows: Bystanders…

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