Prison, Profits And The Black Community — Mosi-Blog

As major cities move towards decarceration and are closing jails and prisons, smaller cities and rural communities are incarcerating people at higher rates. Image: MMG Incarceration can cost an average of $60K per inmate in some states In 2017, there were 1,549 black prisoners for every 100K black adults On any given day, U.S. jails […]Prison, … Continue reading Prison, Profits And The Black Community — Mosi-Blog

US city to pay reparations to African-American community with tax on marijuana sales — Nappy Newz

A city in Illinois has announced it will create a reparations fund for its African American community through a new tax on marijuana sales. Recreational use of the drug will become legal in the state from January and officials in Evanston, which is 12 miles north of Chicago, have voted to approve a 3 per […]US … Continue reading US city to pay reparations to African-American community with tax on marijuana sales — Nappy Newz

Opinion: Here’s why black families have struggled for decades to gain wealth — Nappy Newz

Long history of government policies that facilitated wealth for white Americans but not for blacks A mother and son in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward. Black History Month has become the time to reflect on all the progress black Americans have made, but the sobering reality is that when it comes to wealth — the […]Opinion: … Continue reading Opinion: Here’s why black families have struggled for decades to gain wealth — Nappy Newz

McKinney, Texas Council Member Faces Possible Recall Over Police Remarks — BCNN1 WP

After the high-profile deaths of two North Texas residents at the hands of police officers, the lone black city council member in a conservative suburb north of Dallas pushed his colleagues to declare a “black state of emergency” this fall. Now that effort could play a role in costing him his job. During Tuesday’s McKinney […]McKinney, … Continue reading McKinney, Texas Council Member Faces Possible Recall Over Police Remarks — BCNN1 WP

Little Known Black History Fact: 1921 Tulsa Race Riots — Black America Web

The 1921 destruction of Tulsa, Okla.’s “Black Wall Street” district, also known as the “Tulsa Race Riot,” remains one of the most explosive racial incidents of the early 20th Century. 520 more wordsLittle Known Black History Fact: 1921 Tulsa Race Riots — Black America Web

Gov. Cuomo Comes for the New York Times, Drops N-Word While Defending Italian-Americans — The Root

In the latest installment of white people whitepeopling, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said a very stupid thing. Read more...Gov. Cuomo Comes for the New York Times, Drops N-Word While Defending Italian-Americans — The Root They will find any reason to say "nigger" publicly. When they say it publicly, they know they're being brave for millions … Continue reading Gov. Cuomo Comes for the New York Times, Drops N-Word While Defending Italian-Americans — The Root

‘Who Will Protect Her?’: Concerns Grow for Safety of Black Female Witness In Amber Guyger Murder Case After Key Witness Joshua Brown Was Shot Dead — Atlanta Black Star

https://www.youtube.com/embed/gzoRbl4JkgA?feature=oembed Concerns have resurfaced about the safety of a young woman who filmed the moments after a white ex-Dallas cop shot Black PwC associate Botham Jean… 1,152 more words‘Who Will Protect Her?’: Concerns Grow for Safety of Black Female Witness In Amber Guyger Murder Case After Key Witness Joshua Brown Was Shot Dead — Atlanta Black … Continue reading ‘Who Will Protect Her?’: Concerns Grow for Safety of Black Female Witness In Amber Guyger Murder Case After Key Witness Joshua Brown Was Shot Dead — Atlanta Black Star