Man Slits Teen’s Throat Stating that The Teen’s Rap Music Made him “Fear For his Life”

Fear is normal. There are times when we simply don’t believe our personal faculty will keep us from harm. Fear can be an indicator of a healthy point of self-awareness. For those that are less athletic, fear may keep them from engaging in a dangerous contact sport or fear may fuel their drive to gain skill and become stronger. Fear may keep you from bungee jumping or skydiving, and there’s nothing wrong with that. However, fear should stem from the differences between ethnoracial, religious, gender, or any other type of…

A$AP Rocky: being held for two weeks in “inhumane” Sweden jail for NO reason

Since this story broke last week by multiple sources, #ASAPROCKY has been jailed in a Swedish prison for an alleged aggravated assault incident involving two men that he claims were following and harassing him. To be clear, A$AP Rocky has not been formally charged, however, based on multiple reports by TMZ, a judge granted prosecutors with the authority to keep him detained – without bail – while they “investigate further” to determine whether or not to charge him with the offense.  Two videos have surfaced from the incident. From what…

Leaders Across State Launch Mississippi Bail Fund Collective

Leaders Across State Launch Mississippi Bail Fund Collective An organization committed to paying bail for poor Mississippians June 19th, 2019 Today, a coalition of social workers, attorneys, and activists from across Mississippi launched the Mississippi Bail Fund Collective to address the injustices perpetrated by Mississippi’s cash bail system. Mississippi’s nearly exclusive use of cash bail is devastating poor communities. Poor Mississippians are languishing in jails while waiting on congested courts to decide their fate. Many sit month after month and year after year waiting to have their cases heard because…

Black America’s Fight to Normalize Reparations

Normalizing reparations was a foreign concept to me. Admittedly, just to talk about the IDEA of reparations seemed like a waste of precious brain energy, brain energy I could use contemplating what if Michael Scott from The Office were black (mf would’ve BEEN fired) or why are toddlers so enamored with watching other toddlers play with toys on YouTube. African American reparations seemed about as likely as Clarence Thomas marrying a black woman, so it was never normalized in mind.  National African American centric policies have always been put on…