The ability of the Parkland, Fla., school-shooting victims to organize nationwide gun control rallies less than six weeks after their school was attacked is nothing short of a political miracle. Even Byron Allen couldn’t have predicted the perfect storm of demographics, inept politicians, charismatic kids and engaged…
In 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans. Governmental neglect left majority-black wards destitute. Seventy-three percent of those displaced by Katrina were black, and more than one-third of them were estimated to have been poor.
In the wake of harsh criticism from alumni and across social media, Talladega College President Billy C. Hawkins was at one point “still weighing his options” with respect to accepting the invitation for the school’s marching band to take part in President-Elect Donald Trump’s inaugural parade.
One week after the presidential election, students from Woodrow Wilson Senior High School in Washington, D.C., walked out of class in protest of Donald Trump, CBS DC reports. Students from many other schools followed, and the protest went on to Trump's D.C. hotel and the Capitol on Tuesday.
At their weekly Wednesday meeting, members of the Congressional Black Caucus discussed the problem of police shootings and what to do about it.