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#BlackLivesMatter

The police threat to black America

When stopped by police, blacks are as likely to be killed as whites. But they're more likely to be stopped in the first place, handcuffed, manhandled and tased.

#BlackLivesMatter–a hashtag bandaid over the gaping wound of Black problems

LOS ANGELES, December 5, 2014—Just as the Twitter hashtag #BringBackOurGirls did absolutely nothing to affect the fate of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram (most were married off or sold into slavery where they remain), the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter is another emotion-based, factually void outcry that will do little to resolve anything. This hashtag gained traction ...