Jesse Williams’s speech on BET last weekend wasn’t just for black people — it was the speech America needed to hear and act on, including LGBT Americans.
That one word in a speech to a crowd of mostly white supporters in Westchester, N.Y., by the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, lit up Twitter: "our."
"This is really the system's lynching of Jasmine Richards," says fellow Black Lives Matter organizer and scholar Dr. Malina Abdullah.
A Black Lives Matter protester was convicted of "attempted lynching" after she confronted police. Was her punishment related to her appearance?
Informative, sexy, outrageous, spiritual, and affirmative — D.C. Black pride is a full-spectrum experience.