Guest writer Amanda Brown visited with Deanna Bowen to learn about her popular exhibition, Traces In The Dark. Bowen’s work is an exploration/study of the Klu Klux Klan’s prevalence in American history. In exhibitions throughout North Eastern region making stops in prominent cities including Philadelphia and New York city, the work was foreign to me until Amanda shared she […]
On April 20th, Cook County judge Dennis Porter found Chicago Police Officer Set. Dante Servin who shot his weapon into a crowd in 2012, killing Rekia Boyd, not guilty of all charges. The trial began April 9th and Servin faced charges of involuntary manslaughter, reckless discharge of a firearm, and reckless conduct. He was found […]
Marissa Alexander spoke in an exclusive interview to Essence magazine writer Jeannine Amber (@Jamberstar) about heading to prison after an act of defense of her three children on July 31, 2010. A then 29-year old Alexander was in an abusive relationship with estranged-husband Rico Wade, but firing a warning shot landed her in prison for […]
Marissa Alexander, the woman unjustly sentenced for firing a warning shot against her estranged and abusive husband, Rico Gray, back in 2010, was recently released from Florida prison.
Just when you thought it could get no worse, new video footage was released showing officers brutally restraining the sister of Tamir Rice, moments after killing the unarmed child. In the extended video released Wednesday, Cleveland police officers are shown violently restraining Rice’s older sister just after she witnessed them killing Tamir. The cops forced […]