TRU STORY EXCLUSIVE: If Flags Could Talk

Tru Story Exclusive: About Elbert Williams   If Flags Could Talk: Written and Curated by Leslie McGraw     Thank you for tuning into the Tru Story blog series: About Elbert Williams. Beginning in June, I began to address circumstances surrounding related to one of the nation’s forgotten heroes, Elbert Williams. June 20 marked the 75th anniversary of… Read More

TRU STORY EXCLUSIVE: THE STOLEN LEGACY OF ELBERT WILLIAMS

Tru Story Exclusive: About Elbert Williams The Stolen Legacy of Elbert Williams by Leslie McGraw Elbert Williams is shown on the top row. On the bottom  (l to r) are Medgar Evers, James Chaney, and Emmet Till. Thank you for tuning into the Tru Story blog series: About Elbert Williams. For the next few weeks leading… Read More

Ann Arbor Speaks Out

05/18/2015 (Repost) Open Letter to the Ann Arbor Human Rights Commission On Nov. 10, 2014 Aura Rosser, a local African American artist and mother of three, was shot and killed by AAPD. Her death, and the nation-wide pattern of state violence directed at Black Americans, continues to push our group, Ann Arbor to Ferguson, to act… Read More

Trayvon: Social Injustice or Racial Injustice?

Clipped from: news.gather.com (share this clip) Social injustice versus Racial injustice? That’s the question that I keep trying to answer in my head. In fact, as more and more evidence, news, and views emerge about the Trayvon Martin case – I find myself with more questions each day.   Question 1. Is this a black… Read More