LA Times: ‘Why the deaths of Latinos at the hands of police haven’t drawn as much attention’


Excerpt from the Los Angeles Times: The Ramirez family marched in front of the Paramount sheriff’s station and held vigils, but they struggled to find wider support for their More...

Dash-Cam Video of Sandra Bland Arrest


Dash-cam video of Sandra Bland’s arrest by a Waller County, Texas Police Officer. Ms. Bland was stopped for a moving violation. She was not a convicted criminal or felon More...

“Between the World and Me”: Ta-Nehisi Coates Interview on Being Black in America


Democracy Now interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates. The president has a tendency, when it’s convenient for him, to emphasize that he is the president of all America, and then, when More...

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(Video) Origins of Nina Simone’s ‘To Be Young, Gifted and Black’

A lasting treasure, “To Be Young Gifted and Black,” arranged and performed by Nina Simone. A special dedication to Black and Brown youth of yesterday, tomorrow and More...

‘Close Up Baltimore’ Tells Stories Of The City, One Portrait At A Time

Inspired by the photo-blog, Humans of New York, photographer Joe Rubino launches similar capture of the human experience in Baltimore. Read more at Photograph by Joe More...

[Must Watch]: City Of Baltimore Has Paid Out $5.7 Million In Police Brutality Settlements Since 2011

Barbara Floyd gazes out her window at the spot on North Montford Avenue where she says a detective ground her face into the concrete in 2009. She reached a $30,000 settlement 2011. (Image via Screengrab)

Special Report by the Baltimore Sun – “The city of Baltimore has paid about $5.7 million since 2011 over lawsuits More...

Univ. of Alabama student brings peers to Serbia to give them the world

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By Rose Foran Aaron Brazelton talks about his first time going abroad as if it were a religious experience: as More...

Britains_Slave_Owners (Watch) BBC Doc: Britains Forgotten Slave Owners (Pt 1)

Britains Forgotten Slave Owners – “Profit and Loss,” the first of a two-part documentary. Historian David...

Image via Sonia Pierre and Dominicans of Haitian Descent: “We are being erased as human beings”

Sonia Pierre, before her death in 2011, at 48-years-old, dedicated her life to fighting for the...

DR Haitians Dominican Republic’s ‘Ethnic Purging': Edwidge Danticat on Mass Deportation of Haitian Families

Via Democracy Now – “In the Dominican Republic half a million legally stateless people could be...

(Watch) BBC Doc: Britains Forgotten Slave Owners (Pt 1)


Britains Forgotten Slave Owners – “Profit and Loss,” the first of a two-part documentary. Historian More...

(Video) The History of Cuba and the United States

Via The Daily Conversation on YouTube – “The modern history of Cuba: from the Fidel Castro-led revolution of 1959, to US..

(Trailer) The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, by award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson. Via PBS: The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution..

(Audio) Dr. Phyllis Hubbard on Naturopathy Medicine

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BBN contributor Dr. Phyllis Hubbard and founder of Radiant Health Strategies discusses alternative and holistic More...

The Fire Inside: A Reflection on the Charleston Tragedy

As a Qigong Instructor, I often teach a special version of The Eight Pieces of Brocade that I refined which is a..

For Travelers: List of Relaxed Travel Restrictions to Cuba

In January, the United States relaxed travel restrictions to Cuba, as a result of talks, in 2014, between President Obama and..
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