Tag Archives: injustice

  • The Tatum Talks: The Unnoticeable Death of Mike Brown

    Aug 12, 14 by tatumtalks 15 Comments

    *Is it just me, or is the death of 18 year-old Mike Brown getting lost in your newsfeed? Confession:  I have to force myself to keep up with the current situation in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.   Although I could blame the attention-grabbing headlines of Robin Williams’ death, or the onslaught of airstrikes, cease-fires and Ebola […]

  • Travyon’s Parents and Lawyer Respond to New Zimmerman Bond

    Jul 6, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *New controversy has emerged in the murder case of Trayvon Martin. After George Zimmerman’s original bond had been revoked, Judge Kenneth Lester, Jr. re-granted bail to Trayvon’s killer for $1 million. Martin’s family was shocked by the decision. Their family attorney, Benjamin Crump responded to the situation saying: “Understand that this isn’t a sprint to […]

  • Rinku Sen: There May Be Bias, But Wal-Mart Can’t Be Blamed, Says Supreme Court

    Jun 21, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(From Color Lines)The Supreme Court issued its decision in the Dukes v. Wal-Mart sex discrimination case yesterday, a frustrating ruling that doesn’t challenge the existence of bias, but that exempts the company from accountability. The case highlights the difficulty of addressing discrimination at a time when intentional bias is both illegal and socially unacceptable, and […]

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Crying Wolf and Perpetuating a Lie

    Sep 21, 10 by riversteff 2 Comments

    *For every white person who says racism died the day they helped elect America’s first Black president, I say don’t flatter yourselves. I direct my statement to white Americans because I would be hard pressed to find a person of color who would argue that racism is dead. Yet there are plenty of white people […]