Family Attorney of Andrew Brown Describes Snippet of Police Body Cam as an Execution

Transparency, or lack thereof, is nothing new when it comes to police shootings. In fact, precedent tells us nefarious state actors, time after time, try through any bureaucratic means necessary to cover up wicked actions with red tape and lies. And the alleged assassination of Andrew Brown, in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, is another example of the sheer lack of transparency. As of today, more than 5 days after the shooting, no video has been released to the public, despite the public outcry for transparency. However, a short snippet of the…

Department Of Justice to Investigate the Louisville Police Department After The Killing Of Breonna Taylor

Today the DOJ announced that it is opening a civil investigation into the shooting and killing of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky. Attorney General Merrick Garland stated that the federal “pattern or practice” probe will begin exploring whether a culture of prejudicial practices and abusive and unlawful tactics have been pervasive in the Louisville Police Department. Taylor’s death sparked an uprising in Louisville and throughout the country in 2020 and she has yet to have justice for her death after Attorney General Daniel Cameron failed to charge or present evidence…

Daniel Kaluuya wins BEST Actor in a Supporting Role at the 93rd OSCARS

The red carpet for the 93rd Academy Awards was a little sparse due to COVID-19. But the stars were out.  The good brother Daniel Kaluuya pulled up in the triple black Bottega Veneta double-breasted suit, seemingly paying homage to Black folks everywhere.  Angela Bassett looked as young as a 30 year old. H.E.R. hit the stage dipped in glitter and gold with her background dancers in all black. Viola Davis in her all white Alexander McQueen floor length gown. And Regina King, although she almost hit the floor from tripping…

America Exhausted After Punishing Racism One Time

By now, most, if not all of us are aware of the guilty verdict handed down by the jury in the Derek Chauvin trial. Chauvin, who was found guilty of killing George Floyd on May 25, 2020, when he, without mercy, knelt on Floyd’s neck and back for 9 minutes and 29 seconds. In the wake of the murder, which was recorded on video, a public outcry against racial injustice was heard around the country and frankly, the world. With the world watching, the American justice system seemed to finally…

We Rooting For Everybody Black: Andra Day Talks Her First-time Oscar Nomination, The Historical Significance and Her Powerful Portrayal of Legend Billie Holiday

When asked, “What are your highlights on your road to this first Oscar?” Andra Day replied, “All of it.” She then laughed and reflected. “Yes really all of it. Being able to sit and be in this moment. Meeting these people. For me it’s amazing. I have experienced nothing but support from everyone I’ve encountered. Seeing women in these spaces where we’ve traditionally been given this idea that there is limited space for us, limited support for us, this experience has totally broken down that idea that needed to be…