BREAKING: Stephon Clark Law Signed Tightening Deadly Force By Police

California adopts country’s strictest law to curb police killings In a major victory Monday, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed the nation’s strictest law into legislation in a call to tighten parameters on police use of deadly force. Link to Bill AB 392 Sparked by nationwide outrage and protests after the death of Stephon Clark in Sacramento, California last year it sets a larger precedence where deaths of unarmed Black men are concerned. On the night of March 18, 2018 Sacramento police officers Terrance Mercadal and Jared Robinet chased the 22-year-old…

Black in the Day….The MS Constitutional Convention of 1890 and the Disenfranchisement of Black Folks

  Reconstruction in Mississippi ended in 1875, and many white Mississippians were determined to remove blacks from politics. In the summer of 1890, specially elected delegates to a constitutional convention gathered in Jackson in today’s Old Capitol. All but one of the delegates were white. The topics at the convention were the regulation of railroads and levee construction in the flood-prone Delta region. But the hottest debates at the convention were literacy tests and poll taxes as requirements for voting. The tests, usually unfair, kept almost all black voters from…

Video: Black Student Athlete Shai Werts Wrongful Cocaine Charges Dismissed when results Come Back as Bird Sh*t

According to WJCL ABC news: College Student And Quarterback Shai Werts was wrongfully charged with possession of cocaine charges after being stopped in South Carolina. The officers found a “white substance” on the hood of his car – They used a “field kit” to test the substance and they reported that it tested twice for cocaine. Werts denied the truth of this and told them the white substance was bird shit… today it was confirmed that the white substance on the car was indeed dried bird shit after a more…

Anna Julia Cooper…Educator, Scholar, Activist

August 10, 1858? is the birthdate of Anna Julia Cooper. Anna J. Cooper was one of the most prominent African-American scholars in the 19th and 20thcenturies. She worked tirelessly to give a voice to African-Americans, from the end of slavery to the Civil Rights Movement. Dr. Cooper published her first book, A Voice from the South by a Black Woman of the South, in 1892. In addition to calling for equal education for women, A Voice from the South advanced Dr. Cooper’s assertion that educated African American women were necessary for uplifting the entire black…