A Year After Ferguson: Where is Black Leaders Political Plan?

Most agree that a full calendar year is sufficient time to evaluate political matters. It is with this thought in my mind that I began to examine what has the expiration of one year after Officer Darren Wilson murdered Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, on August 9, 2014, revealed about the African-American community’s political program…

HPD and Houstonians Discuss Body Cameras, Police Brutality, and Other Hot Button Issues

HPD’s Third Annual Citywide Town Hall Meeting Recently, the Houston Police Department hosted its Third Annual Townhall Meeting. Chief Charles McClelland and District Attorney Devon Anderson were present to talk about issues such as overcrowded prisons, police body cameras, and grand jury selections. Krishunda Goodman, the host of KTSU’s A Closer Look served as the…

Worth of the Black Life

[dropcap font=”0″]W[/dropcap].E.B. Dubois stated many years ago that,     “Some day the Awakening will come, when the pent-up vigor of ten million souls shall sweep irresistibly toward the Goal, out of the Valley of the Shadow of Death, where all that makes life worth living–Liberty, Justice, and Right–is marked ?For White People Only?.”  …

Are Black Folks Living in a Police State?

[dropcap color=”#000000″ font=”1″]I[/dropcap] was almost astonished when I read an article by a White evangelical theologian entitled, “Is America Becoming a Police State?” My astonishment was due to the fact that this is a question that I have been asking myself for years considering the ill-treatment and abuse of power and authority that members of…