New Faces in the Pantheon of Black Martyrs

With the recent shooting of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, another face added to the pantheon of black martyrs. At one time this pantheon included icons such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Emmit Till, Medgar Evers, and even John and Robert Kennedy. The aforementioned individuals were assassinated for the cause racial inequality […]

22 Powerful Images From the Ferguson Protests

Originally posted on The Urban Daily:
As more details unfold about the Mike Brown killing in Ferguson, it’s still hard to believe the turmoil that happened in Missouri. Here are 22 images of what’s been going on in the Midwestern town. [ione_embed src=http://player.theplatform.com/p/BCY3OC/FdyDRHtFeBqI/select/TeQj5UlHzmH5?form=html service=tvone.com width=612 height=467] Like TheUrbanDaily.com on Facebook! [ione_facebook_like_box url_segment=theurbandaily height=”260”] MORE LINKS…

How Segregated Is Your City?

Originally posted on The Urban Daily:
What you see above is a map of Detroit. The small colorful dots represent people, plotted to show where they live and their race. Whites are represented by blue dots, Blacks with green dots, Asians with red and Latinos with orange. All others are represented using the color brown. Again, what…