Trump Won, but White Supremacy Won’t Win Forever

November 17, 2016 Julianne Malvaux 0

I began election night with exuberance. I was among the many who forecast a Hillary win. The only disagreement among my circle was how big the Hillary rout would be. I thought she’d get at least 300 electoral college votes, and hoped that she’d thump Trump by getting as many as 340, holding him to less than 200 electoral college votes. [read more…]

MALVEAUX: Keith Lamont Scott Video Footage Too Little, Too Late

October 5, 2016 Dr. Julianne Malveaux 0

Keith Lamont Scott was killed by a police officer on Sept. 20, in Charlotte, North Carolina. The officer, dressed in civilian clothing, said that Mr. Scott had a gun and that he did not follow verbal orders to put his hands up. While there is video that documents the interaction between Scott and Officer Brentley Vinson, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney had initially declined to release the videos because there was “no compelling reason” to do so. But days of public protest along with a disturbing video released by Scott’s wife provided a compelling reason. Still, Chief Putney released just two short snippets of the shooting and indicated that more video was being withheld. [read more…]

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