From Time Magazine
March 20, 2017
Dear President Trump,
Representing the United States in the Olympic Games was the greatest honor of my life. I will never forget walking into Opening Ceremonies behind our American flag that I revere surrounde ...
Posted Tuesday, March 21st 2017 at 12:26PM
NORTH CAROLINA--Community leaders and customers of a west Charlotte beauty supply store showed up to the store Sunday, calling for a boycott after cell phone video showed the owner - an Asian man - kicking and choking an African American woman.
Posted Thursday, March 16th 2017 at 2:36PM
Schoolboy Matthew Smith said he first heard Johann Strauss' operetta Die Fledermaus at the age of seven.
Four years later he has committed it to memory in order to become the world's youngest orchestra conductor.
Matthew will make musical histo ...
Posted Thursday, March 16th 2017 at 2:27PM
Harlem’s been called “the Black Capital of America,” a haven for Blacks from around the nation (and the world). It has been the nexus of African American culture, and home to the largest black population outside Africa. All resulted from the ambiti ...
Posted Friday, February 3rd 2017 at 7:40PM
Police in Victoria, Texas are investigating a mysterious fire that burned down a mosque late Friday night, reports KTRK.
According to Victoria Fire Marshal Tom Legler, he has asked for additional help from the state as part of his investigatio ...
Posted Monday, January 30th 2017 at 3:24PM
Six people have reportedly been killed after gunmen opened fire in a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers
The mosque's president told reporters that the deaths had occurred after several gunmen apparently opened fire on up to 40 people. Witn ...
Posted Monday, January 30th 2017 at 3:13PM
The 23rd annual SAG Awards proved just one of the many ways art can be utilised as a platform for protest, with almost every winner utilising their time on stage to speak up about Donald Trump's abhorrent Muslim ban.
From David Harbour's rous ...
Posted Monday, January 30th 2017 at 3:06PM
(DISCLAIMER: This is not a political argument for or against Trump. This is a result of a strong series of thoughts that I can not shake and felt compelled to investigate and write.)
Brothers and Sisters we begin with the following verses from the ...
Posted Sunday, January 29th 2017 at 2:25PM
Oakland – At 4 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, a network of Oakland community members took over Marcus Garvey Park, a public plot of land at 36th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way in West Oakland, moving in small homes, a hot show ...
Posted Saturday, January 28th 2017 at 1:15PM
January 26, 2017
Today marks the first anniversary of President Obama ending juvenile solitary in the federal prison system. Obama took the action in response to the case of New York City teenager Kalief Browder, who committed suicide in 2015 at t ...
Posted Saturday, January 28th 2017 at 1:08PM
From Time Magazine
Jan 26, 2017
Five years after their son's death, the parents of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, reflect on grief, faith and their commitment to justice
Why did you write your new book, Rest in Power?
Posted Saturday, January 28th 2017 at 12:59PM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - By now you may have seen or at least heard of the new movie "Hidden Figures." It tells the story of three African American woman who helped engineer America's space program despite facing racial and gender biases back in th ...
Posted Saturday, January 28th 2017 at 12:40PM
The Mr. Clean we’ve come to know over the past 59 years is in need of a break. And for good reason — he’s been keeping our houses clean for a long time. So, for the next year, America’s favorite muscled cleaner will be taking a vacation.
In his pl ...
Posted Saturday, January 28th 2017 at 12:27PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Florida A&M University has announced plans that will move the university towards serving as the national headquarters for the nation’s only African-American news network.
In 2014, FAMU entered into an 11-year agreement ...
Posted Saturday, January 28th 2017 at 12:19PM
Paris Jackson has insisted she is an African-American because her father Michael always told her she was.
In a revealing interview, she opened up on speculation the King of Pop was not her biological father and how he told her to be proud of his ...
Posted Friday, January 27th 2017 at 7:12PM
Ava Roberts (23) is now the youngest first African-American female doctor in the world! Though word of his accomplishment are however minimal, French site Pelea reports in their site that “after a gifted childhood, Ava Robert ...
Posted Friday, January 27th 2017 at 6:39PM
January 25, 2017
As the Australian Open enters its final weekend, the first Grand Slam of the year brings with it a frustrating and perennial question in American tennis circles: Where’s the next great American player?
Posted Friday, January 27th 2017 at 6:31PM
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has been known to document and chronicle the stories of African, African American people, and those who wanted to know from where they came from. Now, in a bid to add color and context to our legacy, Skip Gates teamed up with P ...
Posted Friday, January 27th 2017 at 5:34PM
Origins of the Jamaican Maroons
The Jamaican Maroons are often described as enslaved Africans and persons of noticeable African descent who ran away or escaped from their masters or owners to acquire and preserve their freedom. The word ma ...
Posted Friday, January 6th 2017 at 9:10AM
Four people have been charged with hate crimes in connection with a video broadcast live on Facebook that showed a mentally disabled man being beaten and taunted, threatened with a knife and forced to drink from a toilet.
The assault went on f ...
Posted Friday, January 6th 2017 at 8:51AM