Tag: African-American

Nooses outside Mississippi Capitol spark discussion

Photo by Creative Director, Ramapo News Nooses, accompanied with signs painted in red, black and green, coincidentally the colors of the Pan-African flag, were found outside the Mississippi State Capitol the day before the state’s special Senate election. This state’s election, which featured Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith and African-American Democrat Mike […]

Controversial arrest sparks outrage in Philadelphia

Courtesy of AKS.9955, Wikipedia Starbucks faces backlash after two black men were arrested for standing in the establishment for two minutes. Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson arrived at Starbucks for a real estate business meeting at a Philadelphia Starbucks. After arriving Nelson asked to use the restroom and the manager said […]