As part of the 2013 Community MLK Celebration, Julian Bond -- named "A Living Legend" by the Library of Congress in 2008 - was honored at the Paramount Theater by the University of Virginia in Charlottesville on January 30, 2013.
Watch: Rapist Daniel Holtzclaw's Guilty Verdicts Read in OKC Court
From OKC Fox: Former Oklahoma City Police Department officer Daniel Holtzclaw has been found guilty on 18 charges, including rape and sexual battery.
The verdict came back Thursday evening in Oklahoma County Court. Holtzclaw was found guilty of 18 of his 36 charges, the ranging from first degree rape to sexual battery. Holtzclaw was found guilty on four counts of first degree rape, one count of second degree rape, six counts of sexual battery, four counts of forcible oral sodomy and three co...
Texas Teen Girl Interview after Cops Crash Pool Party
15-year-old Dajerria Becton: 'Him getting fired is not enough' SHOCKING VIDEO: white police officer Patrol Supervisor Cpl. Eric Casebolt in McKinney takes down 15-year-old Dajerria Becton: He grabbed me, twisted my arm on my back and shoved me in the grass and started pulling the back of my braids, 'Him getting fired is not enough' in shocking video shows the officer manhandling, arresting and drawing his gun on a group of black children outside a pool party, according to news reports.
Meet the Vodou Priestess Summoning Healing Spirits in Post-Earthquake Haiti
Broadly teams up with Academy Award-winning director, Lucy Walker in search of healing in Haiti. We travel to the heart of Port-au-Prince, Haiti to join Priestess Manbo Katy as she summons the spirits to help heal her community. (Vice)
Brazilian Badminton Sways to Samba | The New York Times
The favela of Chacrinha in Rio de Janeiro is home to Brazil's first Olympic badminton player. His father, Sebastião Dias de Oliveira, explains how he introduced badminton to the community using samba. (The New York Times)
Elon James White of This Week in Blackness TV:"This was at 5:45 yesterday (8/13/14). The police had locked down Ferguson so we had to get in on foot..we cut across backyards to get inside the police line...there were children playing basketball and just folks on the street talking. But once we turned the corner of the block, thats when we hit the wall of police again but this time we were with the protestors. At a certain point as opposed to just containing the area they started marching to...
Graphic Warning: John Crawford III Shot While Holding Toy Gun
John Crawford III holds a toy gun in an Ohio Wal-Mart. The surveillance video shows him moments before the shooting and his killing by police. An Ohio grand jury has declined to indict any officers in his death.
Nigeria: Released Chibok Girls in Emotional Family Reunions
Some of the schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram have been reunited with their families. Twenty-one girls were freed on Thursday, more than two and a half years after they were kidnapped by the armed group. Some families have taken days to reach the capital Abuja to be reunited with their girls. (Al Jazeera English)
John Crawford III Moments Before Shooting by Ohio Law Enforcement
John Crawford III enters a Wal-Mart, picks up a toy rifle and walks around the store. This video, shown to the media in Ohio, is surveillance footage from the store which captures Crawford's movements around the story.
Philadelphia Cops Beat and Tase Black Man While He Screams for His Grandma
A new video out of Philadelphia shows a young Black man being severely beaten and tased by Philadelphia officers in what can only remind you of Rodney King. On April 3 at approximately 7:30 p.m. Tyree Carroll, 22, was riding his bike on Locust Avenue in Germantown--near his home where he lives with his grandmother Nancy Carroll.