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Ronald Moon Jr., Man Beaten While Defending Community Center, Receives Amazing Support

An Ohio man badly beaten after confronting robbers stealing from his community center has received a tidal wave of support online.

Ronald Moon Jr., of Cincinnati, posted aheart-wrenching video Wednesday describing the events that led to his face and body getting covered in cuts and welts.

For more information on how to help fund the community center go here. 

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Poet Aja Monet Confronts Police Brutality Against Black Women With #SayHerName

“Melissa Williams,” Aja Monet reads, “Darnisha Harris.” Her voice is strong; it marches along, but it shakes a little, although not from nerves. She’s performing a poem that includes the forgotten names of girls and women who’ve been injured or killed by the police. She finishes forcefully, then pauses, exhales. “Can I do that again?” she asks. “It’s my first time reading it out loud, and … ” she trails off.

Listen to the full poem here.