Bree Newsome

Bree Newsome has a message for her detractors. Two years ago, Newsome scaled a flagpole to remove the Confederate flag outside of the South Carolina capitol building 10 days after Emanuel AME Church shooting.

  9/23/16- Jacque Reid talks to Bree Newsome, the woman who scaled the pole in Columbia, SC to take down the Confederate flag. She lives in North Carolina and works as a field organizer for a local organization helping undeserved communities in the Charlotte area. “Right in the wake of police brutality, the first reaction that […]

Much has changed, but a lot has stayed the same since tragedy unfolded a year ago at "Mother" Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

It’s time to bid farewell to 2015 and while it may have been tumultuous, one thing is for sure: this was an EPIC year for Black women.

When Bree Newsome removed the Confederate flag from a flagpole in South Carolina, it was the duty of an activist who was tired of the rhetoric…

In the bloody aftermath of a bitter debate sparked by a racially motivated massacre at Emanuel AME Church last month, the Confederate flag will no…

They say if you want something done, get a (black) woman to do it. Just after dawn this morning, activist and North Carolina educator Bree…