Hours after Micah Xavier Johnson, 25, loaded a high-powered rifle and meticulously shot 12 Dallas police officers –killing five — a lawyer friend sent me an email saying: “Sooner or later, someone was going to shoot back.” He was right. My friend was not condoning the shootings — and cold-blooded murders — of the Dallas […]
"We'll see how much her life matters soon... better be careful leaving your info in the open where she can be found. Hold her close tonight, it'll be the last time," Rodney Lee Wilson wrote.
At this point, the tension between the African American community and law enforcement cannot be ignored.
(Silver Spring, MD – July 8, 2016) – Radio One, Inc. is deeply saddened and troubled by the recent events in our country. There is no doubt, this is a critical moment in our history. From Baton Rouge, LA and Minneapolis, MN to Dallas, TX, the outcry of Black people is reverberating throughout this country. […]
This week has been a whirlwind of emotions, to say the least. Over the past 24 hours, the Internet has become a never-ending stream of the senseless, disturbing murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castille. In addition to grieving over the continued attacks on people of color at the hands of the police, the recent […]
In March 2009, Johnson joined an Army Reserve unit in Seagoville, Texas, and served four and a half years. He was sent to Afghanistan in 2013 and served eight months with the 420th Engineer Brigade.