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Joy-Ann Reid Apologizes for Blog Posts—Again Joy-Ann Reid Apologizes for Blog Posts—Again

MSNBC host Joy-Ann Reid is apologizing (once again) for inflammatory posts unearthed from her now-defunct blog, the Reid Report.

Exclusive: Ida B. Wells’ Great-Granddaughter Discusses Her Legacy, Growing Monument Campaign Exclusive: Ida B. Wells’ Great-Granddaughter Discusses Her Legacy, Growing Monument Campaign

Ida Bell Wells-Barnett—abolitionist, suffragist, journalist and organizer—is a legend. She is the blueprint for black women journalists who write and report on white supremacy, sexual and state violence, and modern-day lynchings carried out by police officers across the country.

Dashcam Footage Appears to Clear Texas Officer Accused of Sexual Assault of Wrongdoing, Attorney Says [Updated] Dashcam Footage Appears to Clear Texas Officer Accused of Sexual Assault of Wrongdoing, Attorney Says [Updated]

Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 4:35 a.m. EDT: The Texas Department of Public Safety has released dashcam footage that appears to counter allegations made by Sherita Dixon-Cole that Officer Daniel Hubbard sexually assaulted her during a May 20 traffic stop, her attorney S. Lee Merritt said in a statement released…

‘Highly Offended’ White Teacher Kicked My 9-Year-Old Son Out of Class for Taking Knee During Pledge ‘Highly Offended’ White Teacher Kicked My 9-Year-Old Son Out of Class for Taking Knee During Pledge

When my 9-year-old son told me that he had been thrown out of his fourth-grade class for kneeling during the Pledge of Allegiance, I was mildly surprised by his actions, but furious with his teachers.

Al Sharpton Claims ‘White Male Supremacy’ Is ‘on Its Last Breath’ Because Harry Married Meghan, and I Need Him to Stop Talking  Al Sharpton Claims ‘White Male Supremacy’ Is ‘on Its Last Breath’ Because Harry Married Meghan, and I Need Him to Stop Talking 

During a National Action Network rally Saturday in Harlem, the Rev. Al Sharpton said that the marriage between His Royal Highness Prince Henry Charles Albert David, Duke of Sussex, Earl of Dumbarton and Baron Kilkeen, and Her Royal Highness Rachel Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Countess of Dumbarton and Baroness…

Malcolm X Matters: Icon’s Words Still Ring True Malcolm X Matters: Icon’s Words Still Ring True

As the #BlackLivesMatter movement continues to grow in strength like the perfect storm, the prescient words of Malcolm X (el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz) slice with laser-sharp precision through the rhetoric of politicians and pundits alike as if he still walked among us.

For the ‘But-But-But, What About Harvey Weinstein?!’ Brigade When Bill Cosby Being Found Guilty Is Too Much For the ‘But-But-But, What About Harvey Weinstein?!’ Brigade When Bill Cosby Being Found Guilty Is Too Much

Bill Cosby has finally been found guilty on three counts of aggravated indecent assault for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand inside his Philadelphia home in 2004.

Exclusive: Pastor Kenneth Glasgow, Beloved Voting-Rights Organizer, Speaks Out About Capital Murder Charges He Faces in Alabama: ‘I Am Innocent’ Exclusive: Pastor Kenneth Glasgow, Beloved Voting-Rights Organizer, Speaks Out About Capital Murder Charges He Faces in Alabama: ‘I Am Innocent’

The Rev. Kenneth Glasgow, 52, national president and founder of the Ordinary People Society, or TOPS, and a renowned voting-rights organizer and veteran criminal-justice and drug-policy-reform activist, is currently facing capital murder charges in Dothan, Ala., for allegedly being complicit in the shooting death of…

#DianteYarber: California Cops Gun Down Father of 3 in Hail of Bullets. His Crime? Sitting in Walmart’s Parking Lot #DianteYarber: California Cops Gun Down Father of 3 in Hail of Bullets. His Crime? Sitting in Walmart’s Parking Lot

Barstow, Calif., police officers fired what sounded like more than 30 bullets into a car in Walmart’s parking lot, killing Diante “Butchie” Yarber, 26, and shooting two other passengers, including 23-year-old Marian Tafoya, who was critically wounded.

Exclusive: R. Kelly Likes Women to Be Like ‘His Puppy, His Mother or His Daughter,’ Says His Latest Accuser Exclusive: R. Kelly Likes Women to Be Like ‘His Puppy, His Mother or His Daughter,’ Says His Latest Accuser

Another day, another young woman coming forward with allegations against alleged serial predator Robert Sylvester Kelly, 51.

Erica Garner Posthumously Wins Shorty Award for Social Media Activism Erica Garner Posthumously Wins Shorty Award for Social Media Activism

Erica Garner—activist, organizer, writer, comrade, sister, mother and daughter—is the recipient of the 2018 Shorty Award for social media activism.

Watch: ‘We’ve Gotta March Again.’ Sanitation Workers Remember Martin Luther King Jr.’s Last Battle Cry

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. returned to Memphis, Tenn., on April 3, 1968, one day after the funeral of Larry Payne—the 16-year-old boy killed by Memphis Police Officer Leslie Dean Jones.

Watch: Memphis Police Officer Guns Down 16-Year-Old #LarryPayne as Sanitation Strike Continues

Memphis, Tenn., exploded into chaos on March 28, 1968, as militarized police officers—armed with rifles, tear gas, billy clubs and the full authority of the state—terrorized black protesters who were out in full force to support Memphis sanitation strikers.

Officer Blane Salamoni, Alton Sterling’s Killer, Has Been Fired Officer Blane Salamoni, Alton Sterling’s Killer, Has Been Fired

Blane Salamoni—the Baton Rouge, La., police officer who killed 37-year-old Alton Sterling on July 5, 2016—has been fired, Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul announced Friday.

Watch: Police Officers Terrorize Black Memphis During MLK’s Final March

After speaking to a rapt crowd on March 18, 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. returned to Memphis, Tenn., as promised, to march in solidarity with Memphis sanitation strikers.

#AltonSterling: Officers Attempted ‘Lawful Arrest,’ Says Louisiana Attorney General; No Criminal Charges Will Be Filed #AltonSterling: Officers Attempted ‘Lawful Arrest,’ Says Louisiana Attorney General; No Criminal Charges Will Be Filed

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced Tuesday morning that two Baton Rouge police officers will not face any charges in the July 2016 state-sanctioned shooting death of Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old father of five who was selling CDs in front of a Baton Rouge convenience store when he was gunned down by…

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