District attorney Bonnie Dumanis dismissed charges against the El Cajon, California cop who fatally shot Alfred Olango last year. Dumanis said the officer was "justified" during his encounter with the unarmed Black married father of two. Olango's family has condemned the decision and vowed to continue fighting for justice.
One of the nation's largest police organizations apologizes for historic mistreatment of minorities. The group's president urged law enforcement to acknowledge its role in causing poor relations with communities of color.
The internet spent the day digesting Jordan's response, divided between ecstatic to cautious because of his long storied history with distancing himself from social justice issues. Jordan's persona at times appeared to be "business first," and his silence in regards to previous police shootings stirred up strong frustrations.
On Monday, Michael Jordan,one the greatest of all-time weighed in on the recent shootings against Police and black males. Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan, who has long stayed out of tense, politically charged events, issued a statement to ESPN’s The Undefeated. “As a proud American, a father who lost his own dad in a senseless […]
Bremer Trust, the administrator of his estate, filed court documents in Carver County, Minnesota, claiming that 13 people have failed to establish a close connection to Prince.
The world expresses grave concern about race-based violence involving America's police force. There's plenty of blame for ineffective lawmakers and embedded racism in the American psyche.
The decisions behind what we see, who we see, and how we see it, is largely shaped by those who present it to the masses. In the age of struggle, the fight for freedom, the way the narrative plays can pander for or against the oppressed. This struggle is always constant; however, where the media chooses to cast light and shadows, is imperative, influential, and effective.
Comedian Bruce Bruce stopped by the Madd Hatta Morning Show today while he was in town promoting his comedy show at the Improve Comedy Club. He spoke on the recent shootings in Baton Rouge, Minnesota and Dallas and explained why he feels Jessie Jackson and Al Sharpton are opportunist. Get The Latest Music and Entertainment […]
We opened the phone lines to get Baltimore's reaction and the first person who called in was a black Baltimore police officer...