The Briscoe Center at the University of Texas at Austin has acquired the photographic archive of Stephen Shames, who is best known for his role as the Black Panther Party’s photographer between 1967 and 1973.
New club celebrates African-American women As a new, rising club representing African-American women in the Case Western Reserve University’s community, The Sisterhood hopes to inspire, empower and unite women under a strong sense of belonging and bonding between club sisters on campus, and also to expand their impact on an even larger level. #thenewafricanamericanflag
Martin Luther King Jr and the dignity of the Black Lives Matter network
On this past Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, I traveled to a parish in a neighboring town to give a talk on Catholic teaching about racism in light of the racially motivated violence perpetrated on Aug. 12, 2017, in my town of Charlottesville, Va. The morning began with Mass, where the pastor in residence offered a beautiful homily reflecting on Dr. King’s compelling vision of human dignity and exhorting us to see the human person as Christ does: as irreducibly valuable and always worthy of respect. Basking in the warm glow of the homily, parishioners retreated afterward to the church cafeteria for a conversation about race and racism.
Protesters block NBA arena over fatal Sacramento police shooting Protests erupted in Sacramento four days after Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man, was shot by police in his grandmother's backyard. Demonstrators blocked the entrance to an arena where an NBA game was scheduled Thursday, chanting "Black Lives Matter" and the name of the 22-year-old who was killed.
Pop culture sensation Black Panther has set another record: most tweeted about film ever. Ryan Coogler's box office hit has been tweeted about more than 35 million times, Twitter said.
That pushes it ahead of the previous record holder, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The most recent Star Wars instalment, The Last Jedi, ranks third.
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