CBCF Town Hall Confronts Systemic Racism

September 21, 2016 Lauren M. Poteat 0

The causes and effects of the lack of accountability and trust between black citizens and white law enforcement officials loomed as the major topic Thursday at Congressional Black Caucus’s National Town Hall Meeting. The meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in northwest D.C. shed light on the unaccountable police brutality, extended prison sentences for nonviolent crimes, the need for current voters to be politically aware and issues concerning what may come during the next presidential administration.
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Watch Parties Highlight Museum’s Opening Week

September 14, 2016 Stacy Brown 0

The grand opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is upon the world and with anticipation now at a fever pitch for the Sept. 24 official unveiling, museum officials have launched “Lift Every Voice,” a global initiative that highlights organizations celebrating the opening worldwide. [read more…]

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