The Egalitarian

Is The Black Lives Matter Movement Only About Police Brutality? I Beg To Differ.

Latarsha Ellis

July 8, 2020

Background and History of BLM Movement #BlackLivesMatter started July 13, 2013, as a response to Trayvon Martin’s murder. It is a global organization whose goal was to end white supremacy and violence concerning the black communities. Currently on their website, the movement has now expanded to black...

HCC Hosts Juneteenth Event Series: “Free to Be. Free to Breathe.”

Taliah Richards

June 14, 2020

As we approach Juneteenth, the day that is commemorated as the end of slavery, people around the country are protesting inequality and police brutality against black Americans. The deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd have sparked much-needed dialogue about what it means to be black i...

The Beautiful Struggle: James Aaron

Jimmieka Mills, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2017

By all accounts, James Aaron had a happy childhood. Growing up in the segregated south for most blacks was a constant thought with the visible reminders of ‘Whites Only’ signs on all things that seemed humane. Though for Aaron growing up in Pleasantville, an all-black middle-class neighborhood...

White Lives Matter protest Anti-Defamation League

White Lives Matter protest Anti-Defamation League

Michael Garcia, Egalitarian Staff Writer

October 4, 2016

A swarm of protesters from various organizations and police officers surrounded The Anti-Defamation League located on 4635 Southwest Fwy on Saturday morning around 11 AM. An all white organization called White Lives Matter, who went national after they protested in front of the NAACP office back in...

Houston Black Lives Matter talks issues

From left to right are Dr. Anthony B. Pinn, Lovie Olivia, Pastor Rudy Rasmus, Pastor Juanita Rasmus , X’ene Sky, Robert Hodge and Darnell Moore.

Michael Garcia, Writer

September 30, 2015

The panel discussed the Black Lives Matters movement, as well as key issues. The BLM movement fights for social structure to prevent any social injustices towards the black community. It's not just a movement for specific issues. The movement does not fight for just black male lives, but also black women's lives, black trans lives and black queer lives.

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