Roland Martin reminded viewers that Cuban officials have stated they will not turn Assata Shakur over to their jurisdiction.
Huge racial disparities persist despite the drop in infant mortality rates in America. According to statistics, Black babies are dying at twice the rate of White babies in the United States. Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births, according to the CDC: Blacks 11.1% White 5.1% Hispanic 5% National Average 6% Pediatrician Dr. Marilyn McPherson-Corder joined Roland Martin […]
Statistics from the CDC indicate that in the last ten years, "from 2005 to 2014, the number of new HIV diagnoses among African American gay and bisexual men increased 22%. But that number stabilized in recent years, increasing less than 1% between 2010 and 2014."
“Where are y’all? This is a moment where you have literally less than a year of a Black president in the White House. We’ve had two Black men appointed to the Supreme Court, the President has appointed a Hispanic woman and a White woman to the Supreme Court. Why won’t these organizations, all of you, publicly call on this President to appoint a Black woman? How hard is it to send a tweet?
Over the past year or so, professional and college athletes alike have come out in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. This activism can be traced back to when Malcolm X pushed Muhammad Ali to change the way Black athletes engaged in civil rights politics. Their friendship was short-lived, powerful, and complex. Their bond is explored in […]
In a recent outbreak of law enforcement shootings in America, police have used lethal force to subdue and ultimately kill Nicholas Robertson in Los Angeles, Mario Woods in San Francisco, and Gilbert Flores in Texas. Each of these police killings were captured on video. Nicholas Robertson Over the weekend, Los Angeles police officers fired 33 shots at Nicholas […]
The Georgia Legislature is likely to review a proposal that would end some of the special privileges Georgia police harbor if they shoot and kill someone and the case goes to a grand jury for possible charges.
As a result of civilians using their mobile devices to record encounters with local law enforcement many police officers across the country are angry and…
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch told NBC’s Chuck Todd during the Washington Ideas Forum, hosted by AtlanticLIVE and the Aspen Institute, that the federal government should not require police…
Marquette, Fordham, and Brown University have stripped Bill Cosby of his honorary doctorate degrees as a result of the allegations that he drugged and raped…