History, Art & Culture Organizations

Amer

America’s prisoners of war: Changing U.S. norms on torture

August 30, 2017 - “Men who take up arms against one another in public war do not cease on this account to be moral beings, responsible to one another and to God.” Click here to read article.... Read more

Maxwell

2017 Tom Joyner Family Reunion Expo

The FREE Family Expo features star studded performances, celebrity appearences, fitness, games, seminars, shopping with local and national vendors and much, much more! There's Fun for the Whole Family at the Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion's SUPER-SIZED EXPO! For expo schedule Click Here. ... Read more

Freddie

Charges Dropped Against 6 Officers Involved In Arrest And Death Of Freddie Gray

September 14, 2017 - According to the Associated Press, the United States Department of Justice will not charge the 6 officers involved in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray. Charges were brought against the officers by state prosecutors when Gary’s neck was broken while riding in a police transport vehicle in April of 2015. At the time Grey was handcuffed and shackled to the... Read more

Impacttheme blackleadership

Effective Black Leadership More Important Than Ever

September 22, 2017 -  It is hard to imagine a more dangerously narcissistic President than Donald Trump. His decisions erode civil rights gains and further embolden racism and white privilege; his foreign policy is just as scary. Keep in mind, however, Trump represents the feelings of those who voted for him, which is even scarier. Slavery, Reconstruction, Jim Crow and Civil rights- each perio... Read more

Hater

Former NFL Player Who Reportedly Claimed He Didn't Date Black Women...

September 25, 2017 -  Former Tennessee Titans and Washington NFL team defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth is going to have a hard time finding any sympathy from black women now that he’s reportedly been domestically abused by his white ex-girlfriend, who also allegedly called him a nigger on several occasions. That’s because six years ago, when Haynesworth was playing for Washingto... Read more

Unnamed 15

MLK’s daughter: People didn’t like how my father protested either

September 26, 2017 - Bernice King, the last surviving daughter of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King, took to Twitter this weekend to blast those who were angry with the national anthem protests.
Twitter: “The real shame & disrespect is that, decades after the 1st photo, racism STILL kills people & corrupts systems. #America#TakeAKnee @POTUS,” Ki... Read more

Kaepernick vet takeaknee

97-year-old WWII vet takes a knee in solidarity with NFL players’ protests

September 27, 2017 - 97-year-old veteran of World War II from Missouri took a knee in tribute to NFL players’ protests during the national anthem, and his grandson took a picture of the gesture of solidarity that has since gone viral. “My grandpa is a 97 year-old WWII vet & Missouri farmer who wanted to join w/ those who #TakeaKnee,” Brennan Gilmore tweeted alon... Read more

Unnamed 48

25 Survivors, 25 Stories in honor of the 25th Anniversary of The Holocaust Museum

September 27, 2017 - 
Survivor #7
Holocaust Survivor: Judith Szentivanyi
 In honor of the 25th Anniversary of The Florida Holocaust Museum (The FHM), this oral history series shares the stories of twenty-five Holocaust Survivors. Each Survivor brings to the series an individual voice that enlivens our understanding of the Holocaust; the war’s effects on individuals, families, and... Read more

Black

Ex-NFL Player Named Head of Black College Initiative

October 3, 2017 - 
The White House announced Monday that former Cincinnati Bengals running back and tech entrepreneur Johnathan Holifield will lead its initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, a move that garnered praise from some who had expressed concern over the Trump administration's commitment to those schools. Speaking to a packed room of over 200 students, college pr... Read more

Black

Ex-NFL Player Named Head of Black College Initiative

October 3, 2017 - 
The White House announced Monday that former Cincinnati Bengals running back and tech entrepreneur Johnathan Holifield will lead its initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, a move that garnered praise from some who had expressed concern over the Trump administration's commitment to those schools. Speaking to a packed room of over 200 students, college pr... Read more