Being selected a Rhodes scholar is one of the highest academic honors for college students in the U.S. And TNJ.com is delighted to learn that five of the 2015 selected scholars are high-achieving, African American students.
Today, news reports cited that a Staten Island grand jury decided
indict the police officer who placed an illegal chokehold on Staten
Island resident Eric Garner who later died. Here, we've posted a
statement that Terrie M. Williams - communications strategist, mental
health activist and author of Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We're Not Hurting - released on the subject of police brutality involving Black men back in August.
The father of black teenager Michael Brown, shot dead by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, in August, said on Wednesday he and the boy's mother had come to the United Nations in Geneva to seek justice for their son.
Black Americans old enough to recall the shock of seeing and hearing
what had happened to Emmett Till in Mississippi in 1955 are sure to get a
fresh whiff of the atrocity in learning about the tragedy of Lennon
Lacy in Bladenboro, North Carolina.