Video: BART Officer D. McCormick Detains Man For Eating Food While Waiting on the Train

The Video lasts about 15 minutes and includes a black man eating a breakfast sandwich and an officer that detains him… for eating food while on the platform awaiting the train. The officer then proceeds to hold his backpack and refuse to let him go stating he’s under arrest for eating on the train. This is pretty damn ridiculous. The Video was shared by Bill Gluckman from his facebook account. Here is the footage of the incident. D. McCormick is a San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit Officer (B.A.R.T). Here…

Breaking: NCAA Denies Potential Top Draft Pick James Wiseman Eligibility at Memphis

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN broke the news this afternoon in a tweet: James Wiseman is a potential overall number 1 NBA Draft Pick this season and Penny Hardaway coaches Memphis. Penny has been one of the nation’s top recruiters since arriving on the scene at Memphis. Wiseman would have been a 6 or 7 year old 11 years ago and there is no rational reason why the NCAA should associate Penny doing a good deed for the young man’s family a decade ago with Penny trying to recruit Wiseman in…

Video: “Following Fran” Follows Black Man To His Property & Harasses Him

Here goes Following Fran in action …. evidently she found a black man working out at the park suspicious? She also follows him to his home and goes on his property without permission stating she has a right to protect HER neighborhood. In the video she states that she wants him to explain what he’s doing in the neighborhood. He has lived in the neighborhood 10 years. He explains that he had just lost a child during the summer and is highly stressed. I’ve never questioned one of my neighbors…

I Am My Sister’s Keeper: Atatiana, Sandra, Korryn and Why I Won’t Be Silent on Tomorrow’s National #DayOfOutrage

I retreated, the weight of the headlines, the trauma of being a black woman in America too much to maintain my sanity. I retreated to the safe place. In solitude. A place where I learned as a little girl to block out the noise and the danger, to whisper prayers quietly, where my black skin blended with the darkness and I could be small in a sea of vast emptiness that will not hurt me. But, I can’t live there. I can’t make money, and kiss babies and create art.…

Please Share With Current HBCU Students: Apply to Apple’s 40 Million HBCU Scholarship Program

Overview The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) in partnership with Apple is proud to present the Apple HBCU Scholars Program to outstanding students attending a Historically Black College or University. Eligible students should be currently working towards a degree in an undergraduate, Masters, Law or Ph.D. program. Selected Scholars will receive a $15,000 merit-based scholarship and participate in a 12-week internship during the summer of 2020. Each scholar will be assigned an Apple mentor throughout their experience, receive an opportunity to develop key skills, enhance their resumes and help launch…