Takiyah Fatima Thompson, the 22 year old woman who climbed the confederate statue in Durham, slipped a noose around the neck and helped toppled it, has been arrested by Durham deputies and charged with two misdemeanors and two felonies, CBS North Carolina reports.

Remember when President Barack Obama won in 2008 and pundits started asking if the United States was post-racial because we had a Black man in the White House? Well, people like Dr. Yaba Blay (pictured) knew better. Blay, an assistant teaching professor of Africana Studies at Drexel University, explores Black racial identity and the politics […]