Over the past week, the nation witnessed first-hand what many African-Americans have already experienced as a result of systemic racism and police brutality. Alton Sterling and Philando Castile were killed by law enforcement officers while in the midst of what most Americans would consider routine non-threatening activities. Castile was shot multiple times during a traffic […]
In the wake of an extremely violent week, which saw two Black men killed at the hands of police, as well as five police officers in a mass shooting in Dallas, Texas, thousands of protesters took to the streets in support of Black Lives Matter. But one image stood out to many on social media […]
In the wake of the senseless deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, protests have erupted all over the country. While I do feel that uniting in times of crisis as well as taking our demands to the streets is important and embodies the true power of the #BlackLivesMatter movement; protests shouldn’t be our only […]
She posted a lengthy manifesto to her personal website, making a powerful, brave, and emotional statement.
Many Blacks feel they don’t receive enough support for racially charged issues. White coworkers can be left feeling unsure of what to say or do to provide comfort and avoid confrontation. Here’s what our White coworkers can do to be an ally without stirring the pot.
It seems impossible to scroll through your Facebook timeline, Twitter feed, and news alerts without being bombarded with images of Black and brown men, women and even children being murdered in cold blood at the hands of police all over the country.