Jazz Hayden: If we are going to end the daily slaughter of black youth in this country we are going to have to hold the police civilly and criminally personally liable for all of their actions.
Joseph "Jazz" Hayden is the founder and CEO of Still Here Harlem Productions and its offshoot AllThingsHarlem.com. He is also the initiator of the Campaign To End The New Jim Crow, a campaign to build a national movement to end mass incarceration and to build caring communities.
Treva Brandon Scharf: Confident people don’t bash themselves; they don’t let negative thinking and self-loathing screw up a good workout or undermine their progress.
Sharon Kyle: Seconds into the report Kaste sets a tone that would lead a reasonable person to believe that Bland was in some way to blame for the series of events leading to her arrest.
Joe Mathews: From onscreen icons to tech stars, the state’s obsession With larger-than-life characters is a way to avoid inconvenient truths.