justice

As 2018 comes to a close, Merriam-Webster has provided us with the word that they feel like has been spot-on for our year: justice.

Stephon Clark was unarmed and was shot 20 times by officers in Sacramento in his backyard.

Rickey Smiley & Robert Glennen III on combatting police-lead violence on black bodies.

Rickey Smiley was on vacation, but the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castille compelled him to make an early return to the airwaves of his nationally syndicated program “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.” Sign Up For Our Newsletter! He speaks openly about why he’s disturbed by the latest police shootings, remembers how police helped […]

Grammy-nominated singer Andra Day lends her powerful vocals to ESPN’s “Rise Up: A SportsCenter Special.” The one-hour long special looks at prominent black athletes and their personal experiences with the social justice issues that have taken centerstage in the media. Taj Gibson, Misty Copeland, Ian Simon and James Blake open up about their specific journey through rising up […]

An Alabama man died in police custody after being pepper sprayed on Friday. According to Daily Mail: Anthony Dewayne Ware, 35, was pepper sprayed by Tuscaloosa…

Mike Brown was finally laid to rest, but the people in Ferguson and across the country continue to be outraged. Attorney Glennon Threatt says it could get worse. He talks to”The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” about the justice system, and the biggest fear this nation should have if justice isn’t served  in this exclusive interview. […]