: Trayvon Martin

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 08/09/2013

Are the Dream Defenders Keeping the Revolution Televised?

While the Dream Defenders have gained national media coverage and widespread support, how truly effective is their sit-in strategy?

By Rahiel Tesfamariam  |  12:02 PM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Sharpton, dream defenders, march on washington, Trayvon Martin

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Fruitvale Station: love, matriarchs and murdered black men

Ryan Coogler's movie has the capacity to redeem much of the damage that keeps being done to public perceptions about black men.

By Rahiel Tesfamariam  |  02:40 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Zimmerman, Oscar Grant, Trayvon Martin

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 07/29/2013

Don Lemon's bootstrap lecture disguised as 'tough love'

If CNN anchor Don Lemon really wanted to help the black community, he could start by adopting a deeper understanding of the history, sociology and psychology of his own people.

By Rahiel Tesfamariam  |  11:48 AM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill O'Reilly, Don Lemon, George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Why Jay-Z has no desire to be our generation's Harry Belafonte

By Rahiel Tesfamariam  |  02:39 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Sharpton, Beyonce, George Zimmerman, Harry Belafonte, Jay-Z, Stand Your Ground, Trayvon Martin