My friend, like any black mother, was alarmed. She couldn't figure out how her child got to that point in her thinking. After taking a moment, she responded, "Well, if you are going to insist on not having any black people at your party then technically that means you can't come to your own party, and neither can your other friends, your brother and your dad." Her daughter paused, weighed up the pros and cons and responded a little reluctantly with; "OK, I guess we can invite everyone then." … [Read more...] about Can the American-led Black Lives Matter movement trigger an African awakening?
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"My client and I are disappointed that the Attorney General's Office felt that the conduct at issue amounted to criminal behavior," Tyre said. "We disagree entirely with their assessment, but we have the utmost faith in the justice system, and we are confident that the correct result will be reached." … [Read more...] about Becerra charges Los Angeles DA’s husband for pulling gun on Black Lives Matter protesters
"to everyone reading this and to myself: keep researching, reading and educating yourself on how we can become better allies. I've been doing a lot of thinking these past few days and my heart has been so heavy. I'm angry and hurt just like so many. I will never personally understand the fear and pain that the black community go through on a daily basis, but I know that nobody should have to live in constant fear," she wrote on Instagram. … [Read more...] about Kendall Jenner responds to accusations she photoshopped Black Lives Matter pic
“But, also … we’re afraid for our rights,” she continued. “and what’s happening here in America. What’s very clear … is that we’ve got viewpoint discrimination happening within the city, where the mayor has painted with government speech ‘Black Lives Matter,’ then allowed a group of protesters, without a permit and with permanent paint, to paint ‘Defund the Police.’” … [Read more...] about Kristan Hawkins: Planned Parenthood Best Place to Discuss Value of Black Lives
Strengths: She would be a vice president who could get big things done for the administration. She is a quiet, determined and effective leader who has shown an ability to work across the aisle. When she was California Assembly speaker in 2008, she successfully worked with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and GOP lawmakers to address a budget shortfall of more than $40 billion. In 2015, she worked with former US House Speaker Paul Ryan and former US Rep. Ed Royce of California -- both Republicans -- to pass the African Growth and Opportunity Act. And today, she is organizing Congress around the Pandemic Protection Act (HR 6848). She also leads the Congressional Black Caucus, while maintaining constructive ties with Republican lawmakers. … [Read more...] about Biden should pick a Black woman for VP. Here are 6 great options