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Recap: A Father’s Heart – Kehinde Wiley Speaker Series The second installment of the “Archaeology of Silence” Speaker series, "A Father's Heart," was held at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. It brought together Black men who had lost their children to state violence and spotlighted their national efforts to support the healing of other fathers and loved ones who had experienced similar trauma. The esteemed speakers confirmed [...]

2023-07-03T12:37:52-04:00July 3rd, 2023|Art, Events, Interviews, News|0 Comments

Remembering George Floyd

Today we pause to honor the memory of George Floyd, whose life was senselessly stolen three years ago today. Our hearts, thoughts, and prayers continue to accompany his family, friends, and community. May his legacy forever stand as a testament to the power of unity serving as a rallying cry for justice, peace, and love. --------------------------

2023-05-25T13:16:04-04:00May 25th, 2023|Justice, Police Brutality, Racism|0 Comments

Community Advocates and Law Enforcement Officials Unite at Gun Violence Prevention Summit in Central Florida

On Monday, May 8, 2023, a significant event took place in Central Florida as community advocates, politicians, and law enforcement officials gathered for a Gun Violence Prevention Summit. With recent incidents of gun violence sparking debates across the nation, the summit aimed to address this critical issue. Hosted by State Attorney Monique Worrell, the event emphasized the importance of collaboration between [...]

2023-05-23T16:27:57-04:00May 18th, 2023|Justice, News, Partners|0 Comments

Disrupt Mindsets and Create Opportunities: Toni Mcneil on Community Organizing for Youth Listen to Toni McNeil of Faith In the Valley San Joaquin share how community organizing can help youth create opportunity to disrupt their mindsets and make decisions while thinking of the bigger picture.   My name is Toni McNeil. I was born and raised in Stockton, California. I was raised, trained, cultivated, developed and well kept by the Concrete. I [...]

2023-06-05T10:33:05-04:00May 3rd, 2023|Interviews, News|0 Comments

Justice for Julius Jones – Racial Prejudice in the Criminal Justice System: the Case of Julius Jones Julius Jones remains incarcerated in Oklahoma, without the possibility of parole, despite maintaining his innocence and being TWICE recommended for commutation by the Oklahoma Pardon & Parole Board for a sentence with the possibility of parole.  In a case riddled with odious racial discrimination — including a police officer’s use of a racial slur during Mr. Jones’ arrest and [...]

2023-04-13T12:39:49-04:00April 13th, 2023|Death Penalty, News, Partners|0 Comments

Florida’s Latino Evangelical Church Unites to Speak Up Against Immigration Bill |

In Florida, Latino churches are organizing en masse to push back against a cruel anti-immigrant bill being proposed by the governor’s office. Bus loads of Latino pastors and ministry leaders assembled at the state Capitol in Tallahassee to pray, meet with legislators, and to ask the governor and state lawmakers to consider the damage that this bill will do [...]

2023-04-12T09:49:14-04:00April 12th, 2023|Justice, News, Partners|0 Comments

Autopsy Report Confirms Sinzae Reed’s Shooting Death As Homicide, but Charges Dropped Against Shooter Claiming Self-defense

Shooting death of Sinzae Reed, Ohio teen killed by man claiming self-defense, now ruled a homicide ABC News - Abby Cruz January 18, 2023   Charges against the shooter were dropped in October. The fatal shooting of a Black teenager by a white man in Columbus, Ohio, who claimed self-defense was officially ruled a homicide in an autopsy report. According to [...]

2023-04-08T10:19:33-04:00April 8th, 2023|Gun Violence, News|0 Comments

White House Gun Violence Program With Philanthropies Ends

White House Gun Violence Program With Philanthropies Ends Author: Thalia Beaty, Associated Press Summary The impact of the Community Violence Intervention Collaborative (CVIC), though, may yet be larger, both in the fight to slow the growth of gun violence and in the way philanthropy and government work together. Aqeela Sherrills, the adviser for the initiative at Hyphen, thinks many more officials [...]

2023-03-10T10:09:02-05:00March 1st, 2023|Gun Violence, News|0 Comments

Women at the Cross – Abolishing the death penalty with Rev. Cece Jones-Davis

Rev. Cece Jones-Davis leads a powerful discussion with Joia Erin Thornton, Furonda Brasfield & Antoinette Jones. Join in on the conversation with three of the leading women at the forefront of abolishing the death penalty. Live Stream starts March 31st @noon est. #livestream #deathpenalty #panel #conversation #death #friday #interview

2023-06-05T10:33:41-04:00February 28th, 2023|Death Penalty, Events, News|0 Comments

25-year-old Jaylen Lewis dies after shooting involving Capitol Police officers

25-year-old Jaylen Lewis dies after shooting involving Capitol Police officers Publication: WAPT News Author: Ross Adams Date: September 30, 2022 Summary/Takeaway: Capitol Police officers involved in a shooting that killed a 25-year-old man are on administrative leave, according to officials with the Mississippi Department of Public Safety. Jackson City Councilman Kenneth Stokes said he wants to ease what he called growing [...]

2023-02-17T10:39:23-05:00February 17th, 2023|News, Police Brutality|0 Comments
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