Analysis: The aftermath when a police shooting victim is a white woman

Vox.com analyzes reactions throughout society and among the media in relation to a police shooting victim’s race. Here is an excerpt of a report by German Lopez: The reaction to a police shooting sure looks different when the victim is a white woman. There’s a typical story that plays out in the aftermath of police…

VIDEO: The murder of Malcolm X

Footage shared on The Final Call’s channel on Youtube: Minister Louis Farrakhan spoke on events leading up to and after the Murder of Malcolm X. The address took place at Malcolm X College in Chicago, IL on February 21, 1990.

Still in debate: Do school vouchers help or hurt students?

Do school vouchers ‘work’? As the debate heats up, here’s what research really says Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Matt Barnum on July 12, 2017 The heated national debate about whether families should get public money to send their kids to private schools is full of big questions. Do vouchers raise test scores or lower…

Report: Primer on why 2 black pastors are suing Coca-Cola

William Lamar, senior pastor at D.C.’s historic Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church, and Delman Coates, pastor at Maryland’s Mount Ennon Baptist Church, have filed suit against Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association, claiming soda manufacturers knowingly deceived customers about the health risks of sugar-sweetened beverages — at enormous cost to their communities. Their complaint was…

Faith and Beyond: Tom Ficklin and Rev. Brian Bellamy

In this edition of “The Tom Ficklin Show” host Tom Ficklin talks with Rev. Brian Bellamy, Senior Pastor of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Hamden about the church’s “Power of Influence” series and much more.  Listen in:

Tom Ficklin Show: New Haven’s Re-entry Initiative

Tom Ficklin talks with Clifton E. Graves Jr. and Chance Bentley Jackson about New Haven’s Project Fresh Start re-entry program, which connects ex-offenders with resources that help them make successful returns to their families and community. Click the red arrow to listen in: