Coalition expresses support for NFL players, urges NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to engage

  A broad coalition of national racial and social justice organizations, led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, recently sent a letter to National Football League(NFL) Commissioner Roger Goodell requesting a meeting to address how the League can meaningfully respond to the police shooting crisis and other racial disparities infecting the criminal justice system. The request … Continue reading Coalition expresses support for NFL players, urges NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to engage

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MOBB United mom encourages dialogue, aims to change perception of black boys and men | HuffPost

According to mappingpoliceviolence.org, police throughout America have killed 883 people this year, with 207 of those fatalities being black people. Only 6 officers have been charged with a crime resulting from these deaths. In 2016, police killed at least 309 black people. This is one of a multitude of issues that concern Kara L. Higgins, a … Continue reading MOBB United mom encourages dialogue, aims to change perception of black boys and men | HuffPost

African & American Leaders of The 4th Industrial Revolution: Scott Eisner

“We hope to extend our economic partnerships with countries who are committed to self-reliance and to fostering opportunities for job creation in both Africa and the United States,” U.S. president, Donald Trump, said last week after a working luncheon in New York with the leaders of Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, and Uganda. Trump led … Continue reading African & American Leaders of The 4th Industrial Revolution: Scott Eisner

HBCU-9 United Sesquicentennial Celebration set as Trump recognizes’extraordinary contributions’

Later today the president of the United States, Donald Trump, will “recognize the extraordinary contributions that HBCUs have made and continue to make to the general welfare and prosperity of our country,” according to Omarosa Manigault Newman, communications director for the Office of Public Liaison. “At complete capacity with a waiting list,” the White House Initiative on … Continue reading HBCU-9 United Sesquicentennial Celebration set as Trump recognizes’extraordinary contributions’