Article originally appeared on the Associated Press More than 1,700 Flint-area residents and property owners are seeking more...
Flint Residents Sue EPA for $700M Over Water Crisis
Women Rising: Thousands Gathered Across The Nation to Protest the Inauguration of Donald Trump
Empowerment, Featured, Newsticker, Political Power
Massive Crowds Gathered Across The Nation To March In Unison But There's Still A Great Divide Within
Donald Trump officially took office on January 20th and the majority of the nation mourned. The uncertainty and the...
[VIDEO]: Anti-Trump Message is the New Theme of America
Newsticker, Political Power
Activist/Comedian Kerry Coddett Records Video Message America Needs Right Now
This article originally appeared on the Huffington Post In an accurate portrayal of the collective frustrations over President Donald...
James Baldwin’s “I Am Not Your Negro” Hit Theaters in Time for Black History
Arts & Entertainment, Newsticker
Baldwin was a Liberal Social Activist Before His Time and Sheds Light on an America Finally Ready for His Point of View
James Baldwin’s, “I Am Not Your Nego” hits theaters February 3rd. In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter...
10 Times Asian Americans Took On Systemic Racism in 2016
Newsticker, Political Power, Power Players
From Buzzfeed to Vulture, folks are counting down the ways Asian Americans spoke truth to power
This article originally appeared on Medium.com These days, nothing screams December quite like the end of the year listicles — and...
Solange’s ‘Seat at the Table’ Gives Voice to Black America’s Anguish
Arts & Entertainment
Now, critically acclaimed, Solange's vocals and talent finally gets her due
From the moment I heard the beat and chords in “Cranes in the Sky,” I rushed to my iPhone...
White Lives Matter Protest In Houston Exemplifies Our Nation’s Misunderstandings About Racial Discord
Newsticker, Political Power
The accusation that the NAACP is a racist institution and the catalyst for police killings reflects a deeply ingrained racial ignorance.
Just when we thought we’d seen it all, a group of White Lives Matter Activists in Houston, Texas proved us...
Vanderbilt University Sends $1.2MM Back to Donor to Remove “Confederate” Inscription
Newsticker, RYSE News
The Tennessee Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy Paid for the naming rights in 1933
Vanderbilt University will remove the word “Confederate” from the name of one of its buildings on campus, the school...
Why Police Brutality Families Don’t Need to Forgive
The families of police brutality victims are wrongly asked if they forgive the officer who killed their family
We have seen a common thread in the countless murders of police brutality victims in the hours, weeks, and...
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