Up with Radical Hope…

This is going to be the OBS rallying call as we stay optimistic in the face of ugly anti-Black attitudes and actions with our Freedom Movement. These two concepts came separately from OBS members Sistah Jennifer and Baba Kalimu. It made sense to put them together for the political grounding we’ll need in 2018.

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January 19, 2018

Fake Adidas Contract to Kaepernick

The offer Adidas made to former NFL quarter Colin Kaepernick includes a condition that makes it appear that the company is all talk about supporting activist athletes. Check out Nigel Roberts’ article from News One. Take a Knee Shared by Ned Massey, an OBS Supporter

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April 17, 2018

Subpoena Power Strengthens COB

The Coalition Against Police Crimes and Repression thanked BB233 sponsor Ald. Terry Kennedy after the historic vote for give the Civilian Oversight Board subpoena power.

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April 16, 2018

Atty Hope Whitehead to Facilitate BJM Teach In

Attorney Hope Whitehead will facilitate a teach-in on jury education on Tuesday, April 17, 2017 from 6:00-7:30 pm. The teach-in is part of OBS’s “Black Jurors Matter” Campaign to increase the numbers of informed and willing African American jurors. The session will be held at the Rowan Community Center, 1401 Rowan Avenue. The teach-in is free and open […]

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April 10, 2018

We remember Dr. King

Jamala, Virvus Jones and Mike Jones had a conversation about where they were on April 4, 1968, and where the King legacy is 50 years later. Listen here St. Louis Public Radio.

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April 6, 2018