Category Archives: Gun Violence

Marching Forward-By Brenda-Ms. Martin, If You’re Nasty!

The recent Women’s March on Washington  (Left Photo) – which included men, women and children- was categorized by some as, “one of the largest and most significant demonstrations for social justice in America’s 240-year history.”   Taking It to the Streets … Continue reading

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Innocent or Guilty of Killing Police?

The Mumia Abu-Jamal- Controversy Journalist Abu-Jamal had been a target of CoIntelPro. In 1980, at the age of 26, Mumia was elected president of the Philadelphia chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists. The following year, he was named one … Continue reading

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Veterans of “armed forces” for Equality

While we remember our veterans for whom we are deeply grateful, let us also take time to appreciate those “veterans of the city wars” fought for peace and freedom.  In addition to those fighting in the U. S. Armed Forces, … Continue reading

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Shooting Down Violence

Violence in Chicago has drawn national attention as many express concern over the grave gun violence, generally, and the mounting gun violence that has taken the lives of youth, specifically.  To address this growing concern, the national Congressional Black Caucus … Continue reading

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“The Grinch that Stole Christmas” and Stole LIVES

While many were shopping and counting down the days before Christmas, devastating news swept across America.  This news contained few of the answers to the myriad of questions we would quickly ask, but gave more information than we could digest.  … Continue reading

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Black Leaders Share Agenda with President Obama

During President Obama’s administration, many critics have accused Black Leaders of not stepping up to the plate in sharing major concerns of the black community with the president because he was a person of color. I appreciate Dr. Boyce Watkin’s … Continue reading

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