Category Archive: Arrested

May 10

Necessary Blackness Ep. 18 – They Told Me Not To Tell: A Tale of Modern Day Slavery

In this week on Necessary Blackness Podcast, we sit down with Antoinette Harrell a genealogist, activist and peonage detective to discuss the brutal treatment, rape and dehumanizing conditions at the now closed, Arthur G. Dozier Reform School in Marianna, Florida. Antoinette, details the harrowing and ugly truth of a school now existing in obscurity in …

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Mar 25

Necessary Blackness Podcast Ep. 12

    In the latest episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast Episode 12, Rahiem Shabazz talks about the missing girls crisis happening in Washington, D.C. and the lack of coverage from mainstream media. Shabazz, also gives his opinion on Donald Trump’s intentional interference with contractual relations between the NFL and Colin Kaepernick and why we must …

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Mar 01

Elementary Genocide 3: Academic Holocaust 1st Look Trailer

  Elementary Genocide 3: Academic Holocaust is the latest installment in the award winning documentary series. We seek to explore how the “Murder In The Streets, Same As Intellectual Murder In The Classroom”. The documentary features notables such as Prof. James Small, Kaba Keme, David Banner, Shahrazad Ali, Michael Imhotep and many more.     …

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Sep 16

Family Sues After 7-Year-Old Gets Handcuffed At School For Crying

Kaylb with his mother, Tomesha Primm What is taking place in the educational system in America is symbolic to the wrenching condition and racist views of society. For as far back as we can remember, education was used as a weapon of oppression to subjugate Blacks. The racial educational barriers erected by systemic racism, is …

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Aug 29

Kindergartners are Being Suspended for Calling Out Answers During Class

Annually, approximately 3 million students, most of whom are in high school, receive out-of-school suspensions. However, more and more children in preschool or kindergarten are being sent home as punishment for infractions that would make you raise your eyebrows. In a PBS NewsHour Special, John Merrow discusses suspensions within the Success Charter School Network in New …

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Aug 29

School Calls Police on Girl Using 2 Dollar Bill to Buy Her Chicken Nuggets! It Gets Worse!

    When 13-year-old eighth grader, Danesiah Neal, tried to spend a 2 Dollar Bill at lunch at Christa McAuliffe Middle School, she was detained and threatened with a felony! It gets worse! The 2 Dollar Bill investigation had to go all the way to the bank to get solved!

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Apr 18

National Re-Entry Month In Atlanta (JUNE 2016)

  Dear Community Servants, Supporters & Activists, The month of June is recognized nationally as Re-Entry Month. Re-Entry organizations from across the country have banded together to change the narrative on Re-Entry. Each respective state will simultaneous kick-off their events on Saturday, June 4th  2016. During the month of June, we acknowledge all returning citizens, …

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Apr 10

Texas Teacher Arrested After Video Shows Her Repeatedly Hitting Student

BEAUMONT, Texas —A high school math teacher is facing an assault charge after video surfaced of her hitting a student at least five times in class. CBS affiliate KFDM reported Mary A. Hastings, a 63-year-old geometry teacher at Ozen High School, was arrested and has been placed on paid leave. The cellphone video, recorded by …

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Apr 06

Texas School Threatens To Arrest Parents Who Walk Children Home

Parents in Houston, Texas are in an uproar over a new policy that prohibits them from picking up their children. Those who disregard the policy are told they will be subjected to trespassing charges or truancy classes. Bear Branch Elementary School Principal Holly Ray changed the afterschool pickup policy this year. In September, Houston’s KPRC 2 News (NBC) reported the new rule prohibited …

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Feb 11

Upcoming Screenings And Lectures

  The following screening or appearance are confirmed: 2/13 Georgia State University 2/20 Street Academy (Rochester, N.Y.) 2/21 Al-Salaam Masjid (Jacksonville, FL) 2/25 Miles College (Fairfax, Alabama) 3/12 Shape Community Center (Houston, TX) 3/23 The University of Tenn. (Knoxville, TN) 5/12 Princeton Library Princeton, NJ Screening & panel discussion. ***More Dates To Be Confirmed***

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