Tag Archives: Trayvon Martin

Panelists Cephus "Uncle Bobby" Johnson, Paul Henderson, John Burris and Adante Pointer address questions during the Save Our Sons event.

“It Is Critical That We All Become Our Brother’s Keeper,” Say Speakers at Covenant Worship Center

On the day set aside to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., nearly 400 people packed into the sanctuary of Covenant Worship Center in Berkeley to both celebrate the day and to talk about securing [...]
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OP-ED: Choked Out 

  By Ron Busby, Sr., President of U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce   This one is different. We didn’t see George Zimmerman kill Trayvon Martin or Darren Wilson murder Michael Brown. Having only the perpetrators’ [...]
Civil Rights Attorney John Burris

John Burris Discusses “Race and Criminal Justice”

Well-known Oakland civil rights attorney John Burris, who has gained a national reputation for representing, victims of police abuse, spoke recently to local students and educators about the persistent and systemic injustices that young Black [...]
Sybrina Fulton with Congresswoman Lee at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington in Washington, D.C. August 28, 2013.

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Reflects on the 1963 March on Washington

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Reflects on the 50th Celebration of the March on Washington and its significance in todays society. “As we celebrate and remember the great moment in our history that was the March on [...]