David A. Love: Apparently, it matters little even as Black people do the right thing, stay calm and comply with the authorities, when the police already have anticipated and planned their killing.
David A. Love: One in three Black males and one in six Latino males can expect to go to prison in their lifetime – and we know this was no accident. War on Drugs Targeted Blacks
David Love: Malcolm X believed the black struggle for civil rights must be expanded to the level of human rights, a message which the Black Lives Matter movement should incorporate into the current public discussion on race in order to move it forward. Malcolm X Black Lives Matter
David Love: One Tennessee sheriff even blamed Beyoncé for a shooting outside his home and the deaths of seven law enforcers. Cops Afraid of Beyonce
David A. Love: Kanye—who recently dropped his new album The Life of Pablo, asked Facebook mogul Mark Zuckerberg for a $1 billion investment to help with his financial issues. The prolific tweeter claimed he is $53 million in debt.
David Love: As people remember the newly deceased Antonin Scalia and reflect on his life and career, there will be the temptation among Scalia’s supporters to rewrite history and give his legacy a makeover. Justice Scalia Passed
David A. Love: Did you ever think you’d see so much blackness, or so many Black Panthers in Afros at a halftime show?
David Love: You know it’s true that Dash is the former half-term Alaska governor and the Supreme Court justice wrapped in one. Better yet, she is the worst of the two conservative figures: anti-black and anti-intellectual.
David Love: The predominantly black children of Flint are inflicted with Third World problems in the wealthiest nation on earth, in a region surrounded by water from the Great Lakes.
David Love: And while the media are all too eager to cover a terrorism story, in this case, not so much. Some media outlets painted the ongoing armed standoff as an innocuous event, more like a campfire gathering of guys roasting marshmallows in the woods.
David A. Love: We’ve been angry by the steady stream of injustice for so long that we often must find solace from the frustrations and disappointments that eat at the hope we had in America and for our children.
David Love: Police chief is fired, community activists call for resignation of Chicago Mayor and Sate’s Attorney in light of Laquan McDonald Murder.
David Love: The city of Chicago released the video on Tuesday evening, over a year after the killing. And as the father of a black son, I don’t want to see another video such as this ever again. And neither should you.