A community suspects foul play and a police cover-up after Alfred Wright -- a 28-year-old Black husband and father from Jasper, Texas -- went missing in Sabine County, an area of Texas notorious for racial violence directed against Black folks. Alfred’s body was found by a family-organized search party in a wooded area where police claimed they searched repeatedly with trained dogs.
Please join us in demanding the Department of Justice, Governor Rick Perry and Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott conduct a thorough investigation into both Alfred’s death and the Sheriff’s Department’s mishandling of the initial investigation. More »
A federal appeals court just gave Verizon and other Internet service providers the green light to start blocking, slowing down, and making it harder for you to find web content they don't like. The FCC has the authority to stop these predatory business practices, but it must act now. More »
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"ColorOfChange.org commends fight promoter Damon Feldman for making the right decision and canceling the 'celebrity' boxing match he had planned to take place between George Zimmerman and rapper DMX on March 15th.
It is appalling that Zimmerman would ever be considered a celebrity for killing a child, and the fight would have accomplished nothing beyond further victimizing the family of Trayvon Martin." More »