HIV RATES REMAIN HIGH IN THE BLACK COMMUNITY

February 26, 2018 Mary Thatch 0

The disease has continued to cut a deadly swath through the Black community since 1981 when it was first discovered. By U.S. region, the South has the highest rate of recent HIV infections, accounting for the majority of Blacks newly diagnosed with the disease, which was 63 percent in 2016. […]

BLACK POLICE EXECUTIVES REJECT TRUMP ENCOURAGEMENT TO ROUGH UP SUSPECTS 

August 2, 2017 Mary Thatch 0

“As NOBLE convenes its 41st Annual Training Conference in Atlanta, it reminds the nation of one of the bedrock’s of our democracy, equal protection under the law. All law
enforcement officers play a critical role in determining the appropriate levels of use of force as they police communities across this nation,” Tarrant said. “As NOBLE continues its efforts to build one community (law enforcement is part of the community), we must always be vigilant in ensuring that the human rights of those in custody and/or suspected of crimes are protected.” […]