To the editor: It’s been a quarter-century since the Rodney King incident, and still “the beat goes on.” Officer Richard Garcia of the Los Angeles Police Department is captured on video kicking,.. L.A. Times
West Coast rapper Game has delivered his new 1992 album artwork. The former G-Unit member unleashed his must-see cover on social media this week.
The post Game Remembers Dream Team, Rodney King, OJ.. SOHH
Edwin Rodriguez, 24, was fatally shot Feb. 14 by a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who believed he was reaching for his gun. That same month, 16-year-old Jose “Peruzzi” Mendez was shot and.. Source: Wochit News -
On Monday, 23-year-old black mother Korryn Gaines was shot and killed by Baltimore police. Her five-year-old son Kodi was also shot but survived. Court documents say Gaines was shot after she aimed her.. Source: Wochit News -
Ever since police officers killed Alton Sterling and Philando Castile on two separate occasions in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Minnesota, tensions between law enforcement officers and the black.. Source: KLAS Las Vegas, NV -
Ex-gang members are taking their community back, one relationship at a time.
*While growing up in Southwest Houston post-Rodney King, I heard a lot about the turbulence and gang violence taking.. Upworthy
I don't need to give you a run down on Nate Parker, but for the five people uninformed of his current cultural relevancy: Parker co-wrote, produced, directed, and stars in The Birth of A Nation, a.. Huffington Post
Hillary Clinton on several occasions has done what could be called a mea culpa for hubby, Bill's still much talked about and much maligned Omnibus Crime Bill that he spear-headed to Congress in 1994... Huffington Post
On the night of November 14, 1991, 500 million people scattered across 27 nations simultaneously watched Michael Jackson grab his crotch 17 times. He simulated masturbation, shattered car windows with.. Pitchfork
In June of 1992, the Rodney King riots had just rocked Los Angeles and the United States faced deep racial animus. Meanwhile, Michael Jordan was just beginning to reach the height of his basketball.. Mashable
Most Americans are unhappy with their country. Many voters aren’t too happy with the GOP.. And backers of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump aren’t likely to their minds. This is HuffPollster for.. Huffington Post
Although more American voters see racial discrimination as a major problem than they did a little over a year ago, voters are divided as to whether or not the Black Lives Matter movement has made.. Huffington Post
There is a headline in the New York Times this morning reading, "Anguish Deepens for Police: 'We've Seen Nothing Like This," and indeed none of us have. But *what is surprising is not that we are.. Huffington Post
Trevor Noah, comedian and host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” defended President Barack Obama this week against people who blame him for the recent Dallas shooting that left five police.. Huffington Post
While our country is bracing for possible conflict at the RNC convention in Cleveland next week, we at Purple America are planning for civility. Welcome to the Purple Tent, the civility destination at.. Huffington Post
It's been two years since the shooting and subsequent riots in Ferguson. One year after that event, I wrote about having the dubious honor of witnessing three generations of protests related to race,.. Huffington Post
Negative views about race relations in the United States are now at a level not seen since the 1992 riots in Los Angeles following the Rodney King verdict, a new CBS News/New York Times poll taken.. Newsmax
Some traditional swing states aren’t looking very swingy, but others could be close. Americans are already tired of this election. And views of race relations are at their worst point since Obama.. Huffington Post
Black lives matter. Saying it out loud is obvious. And important.
Agreeing that Black lives matter does not make one anti-police -- it simply acknowledges that we understand there is a white.. Huffington Post
This article was originally published in The American Prospect on July 30, 2015, and has been updated in light of recent events.
A string of highly publicized police murders of black citizens in.. The American Prospect