According to a Black Mamas Bail Out press release, nearly 70 percent of women who are in jail because they can’t afford money bail are mothers of children under 16.
“What’s more, over 80 percent of women who are incarcerated have experienced sexual or physical abuse,” said Marbre Stahly-Butts, executive director of the Law of Black Lives and one of the founders of Black Mama’s Bail Out. “We’re on the frontlines and navigating the bowels of the system as we conduct these bailouts.”
Imagine the outrage if there was a White Mamas Bail Out.
Unapologetic senator says she’s being punished for exercising free speech.
A private university in North Carolina will hold segregated meetings for “faculty and staff of color” amid racial tension on campus, according to a Wednesday report.
In yet another example of the total contempt the entrenched Liberal elites have for the Canadian People, the former National Director of the Liberal Party is calling on Justin Trudeau to kill the TransMountain Pipeline expansion in order to win the next election.
Jamie Carroll made that call in a recent article for National Newswatch, an article that is stunning in terms of how insulting, condescending, and out of touch it is.
The city of Montreal is no stranger to social justice, especially on campus. Having lived in the city for close to three years now, I have learned to keep quiet in just about any conversation that has to do with politics or culture, especially around students.
Winnipeg is a diverse city that rallies around its beloved hockey team. The Winnipeg Jets have fans of all genders, all ethnicities, all political views, and all religions. The Winnipeg Whiteout is a tradition that dates back to 1987, in which fans create a virtual blizzard in response to the Calgary Flames’ “C of Red” by wearing all-white clothing during games, while also flooding the streets in support of their team.
Waitrose has apologised for selling ‘racist’ chocolate Easter ducklings after they received complaints about the dark brown one being labelled as ‘ugly’.
Last week Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel’s law chief sent the Empire actor a letter demanding he cover the probe costs after the 16 felony disorderly conduct charges against him were dropped.
Police investigated the claims made by Lamar Mayor Darnell Byrd McPherson, who reported that someone sprayed her 2017 Symphony Silver Hyundai Elantra Sport with a residue outside their home on February 7.
The Mayor of the South Carolina town also claimed her husband’s soft-top 1998 Buick Roadmaster had been sprayed with a substance which ‘got in all of the grooves’ of the gray sedan.
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) said Tuesday that it would place CNN on a “special media monitoring list,” citing a lack of black representation among the network’s leadership ranks.
Three “POC Ski Days” are scheduled this term, inviting “self-identified” students of color to ski for free.
‘I have thought a lot about the level of damage having a highly transient, mostly white population does to Nunavut,’ writes Sandra Inutiq.
Esquire magazine just debuted its March 2019 issue, and the cover shines a spotlight on what it’s like for “an American boy” to grow up “white, middle class, and male in the era of social media, school shootings, toxic masculinity, #MeToo, and a divided country.”
Arthur Mackey Jr, a pastor at Mount Sinai Baptist Church Cathedral in Roosevelt, shared the offensive image showing a pair of nooses jokingly dubbed ‘back-to-school necklaces’ on his Facebook page last week.
Adidas is pulling a shoe it designed to commemorate Black History Month after customers and social media users expressed confusion and disappointment in the design. The running shoe is an all-white edition of their existing Ultraboost Uncaged collection. And while the website doesn’t specify what materials were used to make the shoe, one Twitter user said a store employee told her they were made of cotton.