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Baseball Coach Learns Sex Of His Baby With Fitting 'Gender Reveal'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.13.2017 | Parents

When it came time to learn the sex of his unborn baby, this college baseball coach found a fitting way to announce the news. Mike Brown is a camps coo...

UNSOLVED: The Murder of Ferguson Activist Darren Seals

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 09.29.2016 | Black Voices
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Darren Seals at the 2014 funeral of Michael Brown in St. Louis, Mo. Photo: Brett Myers/Youth Radio By Brett Myers, Senior Producer It's been...

'What About Black-on-Black Crime?' What About Pink Polka Dotted Unicorns?

Torri Stuckey | Posted 07.19.2016 | Black Voices
Torri Stuckey

To the misguided folks, who use legalized murder of black men as an opportunity to publicly chastise the black community, shame on you! Valid concerns or not, the timing of your crusade will never be appropriate.

From Dallas To The B.E.T. Awards: Was The Revolution Televised?

Kanene Holder | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics
Kanene Holder

"Fellow great Americans, hello This is heritage for my medicine" - Kendrick Lamar The greatest tragedy of human existence is the illusion of separate...

Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes: The Necessity Of Police Accountability In The Wake Of Tragedy

Michael Darer | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics
Michael Darer

In the wake of the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Falcon Heights, Minnesota, respectively, the American public and its institutions have once more entered into the necessary and painful conversation about police brutality.

Advice For White Folks In The Wake Of The Police Killing Of A Black Person

Justin Cohen | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics
Justin Cohen

As a White person, I will never know the extent of this sort of pain. I can, however, offer some modest advice to other White folks who are trying to figure out how to be good allies on a day like today.

Being Black and the Caribbean's Self Identity

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 04.29.2016 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

Self identity is a personal issue. How a person self identifies is really a matter of their own concern. I, myself, have self identified a number of...

Exposing and Challenging the Subtler Dynamics of Modern Racism

Jesse Benn | Posted 04.15.2017 | Politics
Jesse Benn

When you benefit from your race in some of these serious situations, as white people do, it's easy to take those privileges for granted, or to assume they exist for everyone. They don't. The world is not just.

DOJ Agreement Would Crack Down On Ferguson Police, Court Abuses

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics

ST. LOUIS -- A sweeping proposed agreement between the Justice Department and Ferguson, Missouri, would bring big changes to way the city’s police d...

Why Tone Policing Protests Isn't Helping America

Rini Sampath | Posted 12.28.2016 | Politics
Rini Sampath

When America is more outraged by the protesters who stop traffic than by the deaths of unarmed black men and women, we've got a bigger problem on our hands.

A Weekend in Central Mass: Revelations

Gabriel James Bump | Posted 09.24.2016 | Travel
Gabriel James Bump

Photos courtesy of Kevin Ksen This is the final installment of a three-part series. You can read the first two parts here and here. I first thought ...

'Provocative' Police Tactics Inflamed Ferguson Protests, Experts Find

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 09.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Law enforcement officials responding to demonstrations and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, following the death of Michael Brown last Augus...

Being an 18-Year-Old Black Man a Year After Mike Brown

Malcolm Musoni | Posted 08.19.2016 | Black Voices
Malcolm Musoni

Long gone are the childlike days when I viewed the police as heroes. The notion that I could mind my own business and not be persecuted in the streets from a policeman was stripped away from me on August 9th 2014.

Considering Motherhood in the Era of Tamir Rice and Rekia Boyd

EBONY.com | Posted 08.18.2016 | Parents
EBONY.com

What is it to be a Black woman in this country and to contemplate being a parent? It is having so many hopes and dreams, but also nightmares fueled by the daily reminder of the fact that hate and a criminal justice system warped by racism would put my child at risk.

One Year After Mike Brown Was Killed, St. Louis County Still Doesn't Know How to Handle Protests

The Huffington Post | Mariah Stewart | Posted 08.14.2015 | Politics

ST. LOUIS -- One year ago, the world watched as militarized police aimed their weapons at civilians protesting the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguso...

Police killings of Latinos spark less outrage than when victims are black

Al Jazeera America | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 08.14.2015 | Latino Voices

ANAHEIM, California — On July 21, 2012, police here killed Manuel Angel Diaz, an unarmed, 25-year-old man, when he ran away as officers approached. ...

State Of Emergency Ends In Ferguson

Reuters | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.14.2015 | Politics

Aug 14 (Reuters) - St. Louis County on Friday ended the state of emergency it had put in effect earlier this week for Ferguson, Missouri, and surround...

Ferguson Forward: Resistance is Black Tradition

EBONY.com | Posted 08.14.2016 | Black Voices
EBONY.com

This year, since August 9th , 2014, has deepened my understanding of our collective responsibility to resist. Resistance is Black tradition. I will be forever indebted to Michael Brown, Jr. for reviving my spirit and revealing our strength.

Ferguson Forward: Words On My Son, Mike Brown

EBONY.com | Posted 08.12.2016 | Black Voices
EBONY.com

I want the world to be inspired by the impact of Mike-Mike's death, which has awakened this country not only to the disparities in our justice system and communities, but also the need for us to pay attention to the younger generation.

Michael Brown and the "Judge Dredd System" Exemplify America's Police Brutality Issue

Caslee Sims | Posted 08.11.2016 | College
Caslee Sims

"As Judge Dredd would say, 'I AM THE LAW', well, me too!" -- An American cop. It has been time for reform. Judge Dredd does not exist in the memories of moviegoers and its message should not exist in American society.

Washington Post Reporter Wesley Lowery Reflects on Covering the Death of Mike Brown

EBONY.com | Posted 08.11.2016 | Black Voices
EBONY.com

Wesley Lowery found himself inserted into the story of Ferguson during last year's protests when he was arrested by St. Louis Country Sheriffs' officers. The young reporter speaks on how the death of Mike Brown has impacted his work and how the moment changed things for him on the ground.

Yankees Affiliate: Timing Of Blue Lives Matter Day An 'Unfortunate Coincidence'

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.11.2015 | Sports

On Sunday, one year to the day after 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, people from ...

Ferguson Remembers The Death That Launched A Movement

The Huffington Post | Mariah Stewart | Posted 08.10.2015 | Politics

FERGUSON, Mo. -- Hundreds of people gathered in the middle of a quiet street in this suburb of St. Louis to pay respect to Michael Brown, the 18-year-...

11 Striking Photos That Show A Forever-Changed Ferguson

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 08.09.2015 | Black Voices

In the early days of August 2014, the city of Ferguson, Missouri was a community divided by race and inequality. Later that month, the death of unarme...

Watch The Ferguson Protests Unfold On Social Media, Again

The Huffington Post | Dhyana Taylor | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The early news of Michael Brown's death trickled out of Ferguson, Missouri, on a stream of tweets. There was gunfire and a 19-year-old l...