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100 Black Men of America, Inc. Responds To Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Decision Not To Prosecute In the Death of Alton Sterling. by Thomas W. Dortch, Jr. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced at a news conference today, almost 11 months after the United States Department of Justice declined to bring charges in the
When it comes to words and actions, America has always been at the center of our global stage. The World is Watching is an understatement because the whole world is watching America more closely than ever before. When it comes to words and actions, America has always been at the center of our global stage.
100 Black Men of America extends its condolences to the families, friends and community members of the slain officers in Dallas. These men and women of law enforcement were reverently and honorably performing their duties to serve and protect their community. There is no justification for these murders, as there is no justification for the
100 Black Men of America extends its condolences to the families of Tyre King, Terence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott who were fatally killed during encounters with police officers. Although the circumstances in each instance are different, the loss felt by these travesties is not. Human life is and must be sacred. Whenever anyone
100 Black Men of America supports the Constitutional right of Americans to peacefully demonstrate and call attention to the injustices happening across the country. Americans, including communities of color, have an expectation that law enforcement will afford them the same civil rights given to others. As we await the release of the facts, the
Over the past couple of days we have worked with our chapters on the ground and received constant updates regarding their efforts and actions surrounding the reprehensible tragedy of another father, husband, provider and community member stolen. That’s how we at the 100 Black Men of America Inc. feel about the killing of Alton Sterling