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Obama Doesn’t Owe This Country Sh*t | The Root Barack Obama is not your Magical Negro. I know y’all want him to be, but you have to give the man a break. He just got out of one of the most abusive eight-year relationships imaginable. I’m sure he needs some time to decompress.

Barack Obama is not your Magical Negro. I know y’all want him to be, but you have to give the man a break. He just got out of one of the most abusive eight-year relationships imaginable. I’m sure he needs some time to decompress.

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Unseen photographs of civil rights conflict in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963 | The Guardian The Observer dispatched photographer Colin Jones to cover the story and capture the activism centred around the 16th Street Baptist church.

The Observer dispatched photographer Colin Jones to cover the story and capture the activism centred around the 16th Street Baptist church.

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‘In the Dark’ Podcast Examines the 6 Trials of Curtis Flowers | Colorlines The Black Mississippian maintained his innocence through six trials for capital murder. The Peabody Award-winning crime podcast revisits the case that put Flowers on death row.

The Black Mississippian maintained his innocence through six trials for capital murder. The Peabody Award-winning crime podcast revisits the case that put Flowers on death row.

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Tribeca Film Festival hosts screening and Q&A for ‘Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story’ | New York Amsterdam News Martin’s extrajudicial killing seemed to reopen a portal to history many had fought to shut tight—a time when the Klu Klux Klan routinely and with impunity killed Blacks in the South and across rural America in the 100 years from Reconstruction through the civil rights era.

Martin’s extrajudicial killing seemed to reopen a portal to history many had fought to shut tight—a time when the Klu Klux Klan routinely and with impunity killed Blacks in the South and across rural America in the 100 years from Reconstruction through the civil rights era.

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