The Amadou Diallo Foundation hosted its second annual benefit gala in Harlem on the 18th anniversary of his death.
Dubbed “Heal our Communities,” the event was hosted by The Amadou Diallo Foundation, an initiative launched by his mother to focus on racial healing through education.
The 'Heal Our Communities' forum is a scholarship awareness reception aimed at bridging the educational gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students.
Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers and the recent shooting of Philando Castile, who was shot by Minnesota police during a routine traffic stop, are just two of many that fall into the same category ― Black people being assaulted and killed by police while performing normal, day-to-day tasks.
Washington, D.C. hosted the most high-profile and traditional of Saturday’s protests against racial bias in the legal system. The march and rally was organized by National Action Network, Black Women’s Round Table, NAACP and National Urban League. It was attended by the families of Black men and boys slain by police, including those of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Amadou Diallo, […]
Invoking the names of Michael Brown, Ramarley Graham, Amadou Diallo, and others who have been killed by law enforcement, a group of protesters defied police orders and marched in to Times Square Wednesday afternoon. The protest, organized by a group known as the October 22nd Coalition, called for an end to police brutality and mass […]
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