Columnist John W. Fountain III urges us not to forget about Kalief Browder, Sandra Bland, Philando Castile, Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Eric Garner. The conviction on Friday of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke in the shooting death of teen Laquan McDonald is no cause for celebration, Fountain writes.
As headlines about migrant children being separated from their families at the border continue to dominate the news, one truth remains evident: We are still numb to the plight of black lives, writes commentator John W. Fountain III.
Columnist John W. Fountain III says he – and we – must continue to fight racial injustice.
They share their experiences and views on several issues, including being profiled, black-on-black crime and white privilege.
West Side ministers urge West Siders to participate in next month’s reprise of MLK’s March on Washington.
Ministers urge all Chicagoans to attend the event noon Saturday at the Dirksen Federal Building.
The Trayvon Martin case doesn’t surprise, but it wounds, writes commentator John W. Fountain III.
You can join the group at 10 a.m. tomorrow to show young people and the community your support to end violence.
In the wake of Trayvon Martin’s killing, columnist John W. Fountain III writes about the crisis faced by young black men in America.