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Over the course of the last week pro athletes have taken the court and the field wearing “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts and walking out with their hands up. Their gestures are a sign of solidarity and support of all of the protests against police brutality taking place across America. On Friday, NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas and […]
Podcast: Download The Democratic-led Senate panel says the CIA tortured people. Do you have a problem with enhanced interrogation techniques? Saturday was a Nat’l Day of Resistance tied to the #BlackLivesMatter #HandsUpDontShoot #ICantBreathe movement. Did you go out to protest? The GOP always talks states’ rights/local control. So why did they pass a bill preventing DC from legalizing marijuana? Beverly […]
While NBA players will not be fined for wearing now-ubiquitous #ICantBreathe Protest T-Shirts to games instead of their warm-up uniforms, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said he would like for them to adhere to “on-court attire rules.” SEE ALSO: Most Americans Believe Officer Daniel Pantaleo Should Have Been Indicted: Poll “I respect [Chicago Bulls] Derrick Rose […]
We have seen the protests spreading across the country in response to the killings of Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, Michael Brown and other African Americans at the hands of police officers. Dante Barry of MillionHoodies.org has been on the front lines in the current battle for social justice. He spoke with Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” about how millennials […]
NewsOne Now Podcast: Will #BlackLivesMatter Protests & Social Media Activism Force Policymakers Into Action?
Podcast: Download There are over two dozen major cities in America that will have mayoral elections in 2015. Three states will have gubernatorial elections and there are huge implications for who will be selected as police chiefs in many of these cities. Will the protests taking place across the nation impact the upcoming political contests or […]
Guest host Jeff Johnson and “NewsOne Now” look at how millennials in the #BlackLivesMatter, #ICantBreathe and #HandsUpDontShoot movements are using social media to let their voices be heard around the nation. Can the call for change eventually effect policy change? Dante Barry, Director of MillionHoodies.org, Danielle Belton, Paris Dennard and Chanelle Hardy joined Johnson on “NewsOne Now” to […]
In the aftermath of a Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict a New York Police Department officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed Black man, protesters took to Twitter to express outrage. RELATED: WATCH LIVE: Eric Garner’s Mother And Widow Speak About Grand Jury’s “No Bill” Decision The hashtag #ICantBreathe was trending on […]
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