Video: Houston Area Attorney Goes On Racist Tirade Directed at a Black Employee

This happened today at Gibson and Arnold in Houston. This is a Houston Area Attorney. From what we gather in the video the attorney uses “Nigga” multiple times spelling it out and even making a mocking song. She directed the words “Fake ass Nigga” towards the very stoic black employee as he became visibly and justifiably frustrated by the attorney’s behavior. At one point she even states “Call the police. Because I just said nigga.” Upon making the statement- she repeated it over and over again. We currently gathering more…

Video: Dave Chappelle Speaks Candidly about George Floyd- Police Brutality, Uprising in special conversation – “8:46”

Last night around midnight, Dave Chappelle released a special that aired on Netflix’s Comedy YouTube channel entitled “8:46.” This number has become synonymous with the amount of time that Derek Chauvin forcefully placed his knee on the neck of George Floyd as Floyd plead for his life ultimately succumbing to injuries sustained from Chauvin’s chokehold. While Chappelle is quite possibly the most important comedian of this generation as it relates to police brutality, race, observation, and thoughtfulness – To be frank this conversation was not comedy. And why should it…

#BlackMentalHealthMatters: Coping With Race-based Traumatic Stress

By now we’ve probably all heard about the cases of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and the international protests that followed. I think it’s safe to say that most of us are hurt but not surprised. Their stories are only recent additions to America’s long history of violence against African Americans.  The first viral case of police brutality that I was old enough to actually process was Trayvon Martin in 2012. The news reports paralyzed me. I walked around with this heavy feeling in my chest, I couldn’t control…

The circulation of Black Death on Social Media

Why is it that images of black people being killed are able to circulate on social media, but content regarding the murder or abuse of animals is banned? When was the last time you saw a white person’s death reposted on instagram? Which lives are valued? Are the lives of pets more valuable than the lives of black people? Violence against the black body is nothing new in the United States. This country has a gruesome history in regards to the general treatment of black people. The black body has…

Trigger Warning: Man Followed, Stopped & Tased by Plain Clothes NYPD Officer in Brooklyn

This is a tough video to watch but it’s important to shed light and hold the New York police accountable to citizens. This occurred in Brooklyn New York. The young man was in the park in Canarsie shortly at approximately 7:50 pm( the park does not close until 9pm) when approached by a plain clothes officer. After the initial illegal stop- multiple officers swarmed down on the young man. According to the video recorder twitter user @TheVelvetRope__ “I’m walking home from work and this undercover cop was holding this man.…