I’ve raised them to be confident and to advocate for themselves. Now here I was saying, don’t do it with the police.
With the pandemic still raging amid the aftermath of George Floyd’s tragic death and subsequent nationwide protests, this summer will stand in the history books as one of definitive change. Continue reading Letter from the Editor—The Summer of Change
By Jovane Marie
George Floyd: Life and Death
Floyd’s last moments – recorded for the world to witness – set off a series of events that have further propelled the conversation of police brutality and systemic racism to the forefront of the national conversation.
What were your thoughts when you first heard what happened to George Floyd?
Emotion overwhelmed me. Anger, sadness, and a sense of disbelief. Even though we know Black men are disproportionally brutalized by police, it still was a shock to see these officers, fully aware that they were being recorded, to treat a human life with such casual disregard.Continue reading Interview with Marc Morial, Civic Leader and President of the National Urban League
Black Lives Matter protests are being held in cities and suburbs across the country and world in response to the death of George Floyd. At the same time, thousands of new cases of COVID-19 are reported daily Continue reading 14 ways to support Black Lives Matter protests if you can’t be there in person
When it comes to encouraging diversity, especially during the Black Lives Matter movement, here are some of the companies that are supporting racial equality. Continue reading These Companies are Stepping Up in the Fight for Racial Equality