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History has been made yet again: Early this week, Compton teen Isaiah Cooper became the youngest African American pilot to fly over the continental US. The 16-year-old touched down Monday after his 8,000 mile journey after roughly 2 weeks (13 days), and was in no mood to rest. Already planning his next endeavor: To be the youngest pilot ever to travel around the world. Prepping to leave at 18, many will attest that he is more than equipped. A young professional,…Continue
On July 17, 2014 at around 3:30pm in Staten Island, New York City, Eric Garner, 43, was murdered by the New York City Police Department. Earlier that same day, before 8am in Rio, Brazil, Pedro Ivo, 19, was murdered by Military Police from the Riot Police Battalion...
By Fire Angelou*, AFROPUNK contributor…
My name is Terrance Thomas, I am a community organizer and film producer from Texas. I am 26 years young. I recently wrote a personal essay titled "we we never friends,we just grew up together" This personal essay chronicles my experiences growing up as an African American child in a predominantly white community.This piece takes you on my emotional journey of friendship and growth. Losing friends can be difficult, especially when you realize that your life…Continue
Prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson shut “All Lives Matter” all the way down while appearing in an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo this past Monday. Appearing on the show to discuss the recent police officer shootings in Dallas and Baton Rouge, McKesson doubled-down on the movement’s continuous call to end violence and dehumanizing law enforcement practices. When Cuomo brought up the unfortunate “All Lives“ argument, the former Baltimore mayoral candidate…Continue