Black Man Profiled in Chicago Walgreens

Just last week we shared video footage of a Black man in West Covina California being falsely accused in a Walgreens and this week a different man had almost the exact same thing happen to him at a Walgreens in Chicago. The man, Facebook user, Vinnie Dewayne, shared the video from his page stating that he was at the Walgreens that he frequents in his neighborhood to purchase food for his cat and travel items for an upcoming trip. Vinnie, obviously and justifiably frustrated with being confronted by police, questioned…

Vice President Kamala Harris Crossing the Intersection: #BlackGirlsinWhiteHouses

By Frenshea Love, BWNC Black women have never entered the world without crossing an intersection. Race, class, gender, sexuality- Black women have always had to navigate social barriers like a deadly highway. These social barriers zooming toward us all at once. And Vice President Kamala Harris crossed them all. So, this moment is bittersweet because Looking at Kamala reminds me of all the debris that cluttered that already dangerous highway. All the stereotypes reaching out to grab her. She had to be untouched. You don’t get to be a Vice…

Authenticity, Honesty, Compassion, and Swag: TLK 3:7 is a Compelling display of Black Manhood

By Hasan James These past seven months have been a time for the ages. I vividly remember being told by a Black Medical Doctor that COVID-19 would not affect African Americans in large numbers because our pigmentation would protect us from the deadly disease. Yet here we are with well over 8.3 million cases in the United States, with well over 221,000 deaths and African Americans being three times more likely than whites to contract COVID-19. After seeing so many people I know being personally affected by the disease; including…