Tag: Rayshard Brooks

Necessary Blackness Ep: 108 – Defunding The Police vs Decentralize The Police



Necessary Blackness Podcast sat with community activist and 3rd generation freedom fighter Kalonji Changa, to discuss the difference between defunding the police vs decentralizing the police. We spoke about the need for a residency clause and instituting an autonomous community public safety council to control everything from the fire department and EMS.

Rapper T.I. Speaks on Racial Injustice & Police Brutality


Amid the continuing national outcry over the police killing of George Floyd, the police are still killing unarmed black people. Most recently, Rayshard Brooks was murdered by an Atlanta police officer. Civil Right Activist, Students, Mothers of slain children, and concerned citizens took to the streets to bring awareness to unsolved cases of police murders in Atlanta.

Activist Marcus Coleman and a host of young social justice warriors lead the protest to seek justice for Kendrick Johnson, Jamarion Robinson, Shali Tilson, Anthony Hill, Oscar Cain and so many more victims murdered by Atlanta Police. Rapper T.I. joined the march to the Capitol and spoke about the need to keep the pressure on the establishment and how we forced them to acknowledge the pain and suffering we experienced for years. He ended with advising the protestors of their consumer power and to no longer spend money outside of the community. Rapper T.I was joined on stage by Mysonne and Tamika Mallory of Until Freedom.


Kimberly Latrice Jones: The Contract Is Broken


The young social justice warriors are amplifying their voices while demanding justice against rogue police officers and their executive shields that isolate them from being charged in the killing of unarmed citizens.

The case of Jamarion Robinson is one of many elected officials, prosecutors, and law enforcement is trying to sweep under the rug. Jamarion Robinson was shot at over 100 times and 76 bullets hit his body by US Marshals on August 5, 2016. We now know that his hands were up due to injuries that he sustained. He had 20 plus bullets in the back, someone stood over him and fired directly into him while he was down. DA Paul Howard’s office has been working on the case since his death. The US Marshals refused to talk. Best selling author and community activist Kimberly Jones speaks on how our contract with America is broken and why we must continue to fight against a system seeking to oppress and imprison us.