Eric Garner and Knowing Your Rights

So, my news feeds have been ablaze with the story about Eric Garner. He died because he was put in a choke hold by...

A White Guy Says the War On Drugs is Racist, And…

So, let's talk about the racist War On Drugs, shall we? Yes, for the unpteenth time in recent years, let's talk about how our...

Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal

Maria Chappelle-Nadal Addressing the State Legislature in MO regarding events in #Ferguson

Highland Park, Michigan Mayor Shot at Detroit Nighclub

Since the shooting death of Renisha McBride, all eyes have been on Detroit. While many are discussing her death and the subsequent arrest of...

Baltimore Protests Turn Rowdy Helping No One

Woke up to the news that the Baltimore Protests took a bad turn yesterday and that there was looting and violence and several people...

Mortuary Buries Wrong Woman After Husband’s Complaint

There's nothing funny about death. When someone dies there's very little that can be said to grieving relatives and friends to make light of...

Jasper, Texas Police Officers Brutally Assault Black Woman

I have never been to Jasper, Texas; but, like Milwaukee, Wisconsin please remind me to never get arrested there. If you know anything about...

Black Boys Lost and the Knockout Game

Editor's Note: Pictured to your left is 17-year-old Marvell Weaver. He was shot twice in the leg and once  within an inch of his...

Otis Byrd: Strange Fruit 2015?

"Strange Fruit" is the title of a song performed by the legendary singer Billie Holiday. The theme of the song was a lyrical protest...

Obama’s Cabinet Appointments Highlight Larger Black Communiitiy Issues

President Obama made history again with his re-election. But his second term has been scrutinized by the left and the right. In his second term, his first round of nominees for his cabinet was white males. This caused some to question his loyalty to the millions of minorities, women, and members of the GLBTs who elected him.

So you say “Stand Your Ground” is Inherently Racist because Marissa...

Last Monday, sadly, the big news was George Zimmerman being booked into jail once again. Fortunately, this time he wasn't booked for shooting and...

Ice Cube Talks Superpredators, Clinton, & Not “Feeling The Bern”

Ice Cube recently sat with John Heilemann of Bloomberg TV where he discussed a range of topics. They discussed the induction of his former pioneering...

Post-Racial Update: NOPD Cleared of Killing Suicidal Black Man Laying in...

Last Friday saw the NOPD cleared of killing a suicidal Black man laying in bed. Brian Harris was shot and killed by a member...

Post-Racial Update: Black Nurse “Banned” from Caring for White Baby Because...

It appears that once again, not everyone here in the America has received the memo. Of course as a reader you may not be...

Moise Morancy is a Black Superhero

From first glance, it seems as if Moise Morancy was raised right. The humble and engaging hip hop artist/activist/actor is also a man on...