Two black men were handcuffed and paraded out the door of a Philadelphia Starbucks for allegedly refusing to leave when asked by staffers and police in an incident captured in a video that went viral and prompted the chief executive officer of the coffee company […]
On a fall evening in 2015, Owen Diaz went to drop off food for his 20-year-old son Demetric, whom he’d helped find a job at the same Tesla Inc. factory where Owen operated elevators. As he turned the corner, the two African-American men allege in […]
The chief executive of Starbucks has apologized after a video of two black men being arrested at a Philadelphia location went viral. Starbucks’ CEO Kevin Johnson issued a statement saying the situation had a “reprehensible outcome.” He promised the company has “immediately begun a thorough […]
by Raphael Warnock Fifty years ago this Monday (April 9), Ebenezer Baptist Church hosted the funeral of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., its famed co-pastor and the greatest civil rights leader of the 20th century.
The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, author letter of support for the release of Dr. Mutulu Shakur.