By Ayanna Thompson Last night (May 17, 2017), Betty Shelby — the Tulsa, Oklahoma policewoman who killed unarmed Terrence Crutcher last year — was found not guilty of first-degree manslaughter. Last month, unarmed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards was shot and killed by police in Texas as he left a house party with his brothers and […]Read more
When History Repeats Itself, What Will You Do?
To be young and black in this country doesn’t seem to be safe at all. It’s like history’s repeating itself. Always remember the victims. Don’t let their deaths be in vain. Emmett Till, 14, was stalked and killed by a mob of white men in Mississippi in August of 1955 for supposedly whistling at a […]Read more