Posts Tagged ‘News’

Black images, issues, events, history, facts, figures, news…synthesized. Speak your peace.

According to the San Francisco Bay View, a Black newspaper, “BARTing while BLACK” is dangerous. See clip from yesterday’s edition: “RIP Oscar Grant III. You, unarmed, pleading for your life as a young father, at the tender age of 22, while a rogue Bay Area Rapid Transit cop Tony Pirone punches you, then crushes your […]

  — Larry Elder to Larry King on CNN’s Larry King Live, Wednesday, 2/4/09 Is Larry Elder one of God’s special children? Speak your peace.

Recently, we received an e-mail that summarized which automakers made donations to 9/11 relief efforts in 2001. The e-mail purported to reveal which auto companies really care about American consumers and, as such, which ones deserve our hard-earned dollars. As we all know, most victims of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath were African American. So, […]

Speak your peace. Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old African-American man, was shot dead while on the ground facedown and unarmed on a train platform by BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) police officer Johannes Mehserle, who has been charged with murder. Mehserle’s attorney says the officer accidentally shot Grant while intending to restrain him with a stun […]