My father, who is now a defense lawyer, is not watching the miniseries. Around the time of the show's launch and Sandra Bland's birthday, I asked him how he felt race relations evolved since the trial.
Although Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hails from Queens, NY, his politics mirrors the Southern strategy where Republican Party candidates leveraged racism against African Americans to gain political support.
Many of us have been conditioned to believe love is supposed to hurt. I'm not sure where that philosophy came from, but it's alive, well and heavily practiced in relationships all over the world. We stay with people who neglect us, take us for granted and mistreat us. We mask such actions as "growing pains" of the relationship and attribute them to being "just how love is." But love is not pain; it isn't constant disappointment or abuse of any kind. Love is actually the exact opposite.
Relief from big names and big business is rolling into Flint amid the city's man-made water disaster.
A native of South Central Los Angeles, John Hope Bryant was always a business-savvy kid. Now, the CEO and Founder of Operation HOPE, a non-profit that brings financial literacy to low-wealth communities, Bryant just wrapped the organization's 2016 HOPE Global Forums Annual Meeting.
While this was playing out in the courtroom, outside protesters converged to make it known their displeasure. Chants could
I don't know what it's like to be an average Black student at the Mizzou in 2015, though I imagine it's not very different from what it was like when I studied there in the early '90s.
Unpaid family members in the United States provide more than $470 billion worth of at-home care every year. Among these caregivers are the families of America's wounded warriors.
With an increasing number of Black parents being open to exploring the second option, here is some affirming and practical advice from everyday people and LGBT experts on how your family can best support a young person who likely needs it now more than ever.
Regardless of the screams and cries for help, Black parents alone cannot save their children. In most cases, if they tried to intervene, they would become victims of the same fate.