Can Black women run too? Sexual and racial violence intersect on the running trail

By Frenshea Love In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeoning of chance, my head is bloody but unbowed.” – William Ernest Henely Running is a significant part of life and the journey to fitness for Baltimore, Maryland attorney Korey Johnson, 24. When Johnson was first diagnosed with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy in her first year as an undergraduate at Towson University, she struggled with her weight and gained 80 pounds in just two years. “August of 2018 was my first time stepping…

The circulation of Black Death on Social Media

Why is it that images of black people being killed are able to circulate on social media, but content regarding the murder or abuse of animals is banned? When was the last time you saw a white person’s death reposted on instagram? Which lives are valued? Are the lives of pets more valuable than the lives of black people? Violence against the black body is nothing new in the United States. This country has a gruesome history in regards to the general treatment of black people. The black body has…

BWNC Exclusive Interview: Amy Cooper’s Former Dog Barks His Truth

We at Black With No Chaser don’t shy away from the truth. Even if it means seeking it in the most unusual places. In the past, we have conducted interviews with everyone from the “Master” of Netflix to Daenerys Targaryen’s dragon, Drogon, after he assisted with the destruction of King’s Landing. Three lives were impacted the moment Amy Cooper recklessly decided to call the police on an innocent black man. We have heard from both Amy and Christian Cooper (no relation), including an apology issued by Amy after she suffered…