Social Justice

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U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, who was convicted on June 21 of 29 counts of Federal racketeering and corruption charges, has resigned his office.

By popular demand: click to enjoy Reelblack’s exclusive conversations with activist, author and comedian Baba Dick Gregory, hosted by Mike D. – over two dozen videos!

On a recent episode of The MOJO, host Stef Renee interviewed New Orleans Judge Desiree Charbonnet about Diversion Court — an approach to criminal justice that avoids incarcerating people charged with nonviolent offenses.

In this episode of WURD Backstage, MOJO host Stef Renée interviews actor Omari Hardwick.

We had a capacity crowd for WURD Speaks: Sisters in the Struggle – The Women of the Black Panther Party at the African American Museum in Philadelphia and we have loved all the calls, emails and other accolades letting us know that this was one of your favorite WURD events yet!

Last week, NYC Lens published an in-depth story about the important role women played in the Black Panther Party. The article is a great preview of WURD Speaks: Sisters in the Struggle – The Women of the Black Panther Party. Get your tickets today!

As we begin this new year, we must take steps to ensure that unjust killings of innocent brothers and sisters come to an end.

Solomon Jones writes that the shooting of Police Officer Jesse Hartnett must be investigated thoroughly to determine if mental illness played a role in the actions of Edward Archer, 30, who claimed he shot the officer out of allegiance to ISIS.

On January 5, President Barack Obama announced steps that his administration is putting in place to reduce gun violence in America.


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