The real-life Django: black Wild West marshal Bass Reeves who arrested 3,000 outlaws and killed 14 men
Bass Reeves, one of the first African Americans to become a Deputy U.S. Marshal west of the Mississippi River, could have been an inspiration for Quentin Tarantino’s fictional character Django.
I, Too, Sing America - Langston Hughes
this was in an article in the Oregonian yesterday: blog.oregonlive.com/books/2009/01/poetry_langston_hughes_... westcoastcrafty.wordpress.com/2009/01/19/a-rare-and-neces...
Sean Bell is killed after cops blasted 50 bullets in 2006
Cops blasted 50 bullets at three unarmed men near a Queens strip club.
Black codes were restrictive laws designed to limit the freedom of African Americans and ensure their availability as a cheap labor force after slavery was abolished during the Civil War.
Rayshard Brooks was kicked, denied medical care: The stunning allegations against ex-Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe
In a detailed press conference Wednesday, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard presented his account of the death of Rayshard Brooks.
Shaun King on Instagram: “I’m a historian by training. My undergraduate and graduate degrees are in history. Let me teach you something. Every man with a red dot…”
85.1k Likes, 2,316 Comments - Shaun King (@shaunking) on Instagram: “I’m a historian by training. My undergraduate and graduate degrees are in history. Let me teach you…”
'Black lives don't matter' in the US: Floyd's brother to the UN — Al Jazeera
Philonise Floyd called on the UN to investigate systemic police violence against African Americans in the US.
DeAndre Arnold Proudly Wears His Locs To The Oscars After Being Banned From Graduation
DeAndre Arnold talks to Refinery29 about the significance of attending the Oscars with Matthew Cherry in his locs.