In response to recent events, there has been a community call-to-action for “8 Can’t Wait” — a project by Campaign Zero to bring transformative change to police departments nationwide that moves beyond policing as a key to public safety. CMPD supports this initiative and currently has policies in place that align with these 8 standards; […]
A new lawsuit from the American Civil Liberties Union says that Black residents are being racially profiled by police officers during traffic stops and searches in one majority-White county in Mississippi.
United Airlines is the latest brand to be blasted after a shocking video has gone viral of a man being forcibly lifted from his seat, dragged down the aisle and removed from a plane. The incident took place on Sunday night at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago as frightened passengers screamed and recorded on the […]
https://twitter.com/Blavity/status/847818466652454912 Mark Jimmerson lost his life too soon and a family is left heartbroken. The 21-year-old, who was arrested in February 2016 on felony charges that included robbery with a dangerous weapon, was pronounced dead in an Oklahoma County jail cell on Saturday. Jimmerson suffered from asthma and had placed several calls to his mother, complaining about trouble […]
Phoenix Police took things to a new level by pressuring 19-year-old Edgar Castro with marijuana consumption. Edgar says the officers gave him a choice of eating the marijuana he was caught with or going to jail.” The incident occurred back in September and the officers in question, Officers Richard Pina, Jason McFadden and Michael Carnicle, have […]
Brian Courtney Wilson talked with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about the inspiration for his new song.
Today marks the two-year anniversary of the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was fatally shot by a White Cleveland police officer while playing with a toy gun.
Updated 10:45 a.m.: CNN is reporting Iowa police have arrested Scott Michael Greene, 46, of Urbandale. He was taken into custody west of Des Moines. Two Police Officers in Des Moines, Iowa are dead at this hour. According to reports from CNN, two officers were apparently ambushed in separate incidences. The first officer with the Urbandale Police […]
Actor and activist Malik Yoba chatted with Erica Campbell & GRIFF from the makeup trailer at one of his many gigs. He discusses advocating for crime victims as the host of TVOne’s “Justice By Any Means.” Malik discusses what he loves most about the show, and how it’s actually extremely inspiring as well as powerful, […]
The popular player refused to answer questions, and instead gave everyone a racism reality check.
Protests erupted in North Carolina last night after an officer fatally shot a disabled man named Keith Lamont Scott, who was waiting for his kid to return from school. Protests escalated as they ran their course throughout the night, with people blocking off highways and setting things on fire. Meanwhile, Tulsa, Oklahoma, is going on […]