Dr. King nurtured visions of a movement that could restore a deep and abiding love for all of humanity; a world where the restoration of democracy and full citizenship, of an economic system that could provide for everyone, and an end to war and militarization.
#BlackLivesMatter has been shouted and mentioned across the country from the The White House to the the front lines of marches to every single social media outlet.
“In 2015 I want to see our communities continue to rise up to challenge the criminalization of our people. At the national and local level my organization BAJI and the national network we coordinate, the Black Immigration Network, will be campaigning to end mass incarceration, detention and deportation.”
This is a challenging moment, but we must maintain the integrity of our message and moral movement. We still have the moral high ground, and we cannot allow for it to be undermined.
A family in Connecticut is suing the school district for banning their daughter from class after she got back from Nigeria. In the Bronx, two middle school boys originally from Senegal, Africa, said students have been harassing them with Ebola taunts.
Nearly 40 years ago, Micheline Charles left her native Haiti in search of a better life for her family in the United States. After six years, she secured visas and other documentation that allowed her to bring her little boy and girl to Southern Florida. Life was better but not without some struggle.