Moving Forward

MSNBC is getting a new president, the first Black person to run a major cable news network

Phil Griffin, the president of MSNBC for the past twelve years, will step down shortly after President-elect Biden's inauguration in January.
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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris picks Tina Flournoy as her chief of staff

Tina Flournoy, who is currently serving as chief of staff to former President Bill Clinton, has been chosen to be Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' chief of staff, according to a source with knowledge of the decision.
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A second Breonna Taylor grand juror says panel wasn't given a chance to consider homicide charges

The Breonna Taylor grand jury was not given an opportunity to consider homicide charges in the case against police officers who served a no-knock warrant at her home the night she was killed, an anonymous member of the panel said ...
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Be Fearless and Fierce in the Face of Breast Cancer

We all know that life can throw some twists and turns then there are a few times life throws a curve that almost takes our breath away.
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'Driving While Black' ties mobility restrictions of the past directly to the present

"Driving While Black" has a specific modern meaning. "Driving While Black: Space, Race and Mobility in America" turns out to be an extremely rich and detailed PBS documentary, exploring the long history of restrictions on Black movement, from slavery through ...
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Kentucky AG criticizes Megan Thee Stallion and Ben Crump after Breonna Taylor case reaction

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron dismissed calls for a special prosecutor to investigate Breonna Taylor's death and rebuked his critics in an interview with "Fox and Friends" on Tuesday morning.
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Soledad O’Brien hosts Oct. 8 conversation about race across Hearst outlets

On Thursday, October 8 at 7 p.m. ET, the urgent conversation about race, equality and justice will be the focus of a live, multimedia, interactive forum across many of America’s most familiar media brands with the debut of “The Hard ...
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Second grand juror in Breonna Taylor case interested in speaking out, Louisville activist says

A Louisville activist says he's been contacted by a second grand juror who asked for advice on how to speak out about deliberations in the Breonna Taylor case.
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Inspired by Black Lives Matter, attorney quits job to open civil rights law firm

As Des Moines Black Lives Matter renews its commitment to the community at an event Friday evening, the movement is inspiring others to step up. KCCI's Tommie Clark has how a local attorney quit his job in an attempt to ...
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Al Sharpton Talks Misconceptions About His Place at the Center of Civil Rights

For many Black Americans, he is next to a Messiah. For many non-Black Americans, he is thought to be an agitator, riling up already uncomfortable societal quagmires that are better left swept under the rug. Media image aside, Reverend Al ...
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An officer was indicted for endangering neighbors, but not Breonna Taylor, with his bullets. This may be why

After months of anticipation that a Kentucky grand jury would deliver justice in Breonna Taylor's killing, the indictment of a single Louisville policeman involved in the fruitless drug raid yielded confusion and more anger.
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Breonna Taylor case grand juror 'wants to make sure the truth gets out,' lawyer says

A grand juror in the Breonna Taylor case has suggested the Kentucky attorney general may have misrepresented to the public the case presented to the panel, a lawyer for the juror said Tuesday.

Body cam industry is under pressure after deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor

Police body cameras have come under renewed scrutiny in the aftermath of the killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, putting pressure on manufacturers to do more to convince wary law enforcement officers to embrace the technology -- as well ...
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Breonna Taylor's mother writes she's 'reassured of why I have no faith in the legal system'

Breonna Taylor's mother says this week's announcement that no officer is being charged with her daughter's killing "reassured" her of why she has no faith in the legal system.
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