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The Death Of Erica Garner Teaches Why Violence Against The Black Community Still Needs Our Attention

Today we continue to mourn for the Garner family. Erica Garner, who was 27-years-old, died on Saturday after suffering a massive heart attack. She is survived by her two children, the youngest (who was born in August), named after her father, Eric Garner. Unfortunately, a name alone was not the only legacy that would follow his progeny. Following the delivery of her baby boy, Garner...

How The Death Of Sgt. La David T. Johnson Is Evidence That Patriotism Is Not Color Blind

Like most black households across America, at my great-grandparents' house, you will find a printed portrait of President Obama tucked crookedly in a frame and nestled between a dreaded, black Jesus and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. There might be a bible placed beside them. The one that is just for decoration, as grandma's real bible is older than me and coming apart from fanning...

Why Trump Pulling Out of The Paris Climate Deal Will Worsen Environmental Racism

What is the Paris Climate Deal?In 2015, the leaders of most of the world's nations, with the exception of Syria and Nicaragua, met in Paris, France and agreed to enact legislation that would limit their emissions of greenhouse gases. Even the world's largest polluters, like The United States and China, agreed to lower their levels of pollution. The overall goal was to fight...