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…

32 Shots: Week 10 NFL Power Rankings

As the NFL moves into Week 10, we recap where every team ranks in relation to the rest of the league and discuss the key stories surrounding their respective seasons. Where does your team rank in this weeks hierarchy? 1. Kansas City Chiefs (8-1) Rollin along… The 33-31 victory over the Carolina Panthers wasn’t secured until the Panthers missed a 67-yard field goal attempt on the final play. Now the score turned out to be closer than anticipated, but they did what good team are supposed to do, beat inferior…

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…

Video: Griffin Georgia Police Attack Female High School Student as She Waits for The School Bus

This incident occurred at Griffin High School on Thursday November 5th and involves Assistant Principal Dr. Douglas Wheeler, GPD Cpl. Chris Webb and Griffin Police Department. The video is difficult to watch. (To be quite honest one of the first things that came to mind is- is this White Georgia man taking his frustrations with the current state of events – you know like Trump getting ousted- out on this young black woman?) I can’t confirm it but he certainly did not display any compassion nor the restraint one would…

#BidenHarris2020: Measured Joy, Cautious Optimism, and Tempered Celebration

Today’s announcement that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are the official President- and Vice President-Elect has brought with it waves of emotion across the country. This fifth day of post-vote tallying symbolizes a culmination of what so many of us have desired since 2016: A hope for a better future. While we celebrate this pivotal moment in the sociopolitical history of our country, we cannot (and should not) ignore the sobering reminder that our electoral maps have elucidated so plainly and so persistently: Racism resides at the core of this…