“It Came Across My Desk”
Gregory V. Boulware
...Just Thought That I'd Let Ya Know:
It came across my desk the other day, news of a few “Hot Job Ann ...
Posted Saturday, July 4th 2015 at 7:41PM
Posted: 06/23/2015 2:34 pm EDT Updated: 06/23/2015 2:59 pm EDT
We wait in the line of thousands of people at the Recreation Center in East Long Beach, California. Young men, women, children, the elderly and disabled stand in a queue in t ...
Posted Wednesday, June 24th 2015 at 11:44AM
Classic Southern Pralines Adapted from The New Orleans School of Cooking Makes 20-50 pralines, depending on how large or small you drop them
1 1/2 cups (12 oz) granulated white sugar3/4 cup (6 oz) light brown sugar, packed1/2 cup (4 oz) milk - whole ...
Posted Wednesday, June 24th 2015 at 11:11AM
A million and a half handwritten records from the 1860s about newly-freed slaves will no doubt be invaluable for black people trying to trace their family history.
From the Guardian:
The records belong to the Freedmen’s Bureau, an administ ...
Posted Wednesday, June 24th 2015 at 11:03AM
DES MOINES, IOWA--A former police officer convicted of violating the civil rights of a man he kicked in the head during an arrest in 2013 was sentenced to more than five years in federal prison Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.
Posted Wednesday, June 24th 2015 at 10:49AM
CONVERSE, Texas — A well-kept family secret about racial identity has given a Texas woman a unique perspective on the uproar surrounding Rachel Dolezal.
The mere mention of Dolezal's name sets Verda Byrd off like a stick of dynamite.
"She lie ...
Posted Wednesday, June 24th 2015 at 10:41AM
The following article is a continuation of edited excerpts from the Thursday, June 11, 2015 interview with the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan on Cliff Kelley’s The Talk of Chicago program at WVON Studios in Chicago, Illinois. This int ...
Posted Wednesday, June 24th 2015 at 10:36AM
There has been a lot of talk concerning former NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal ousted for pretending to be a black woman and whether or not her actions are appropriate. First, white people and Jewish people have always owned the NAACP. Th ...
Posted Wednesday, June 17th 2015 at 2:21PM
We all know how important outdoor activities are for girls' development. The leadership and decision-making skills girls learn while engaged in outdoor activities through Girl Scouts help foster their resiliency, problem solving ski ...
Posted Saturday, June 13th 2015 at 9:16AM
Adrian Martin, 18, was the only teen arrested at last weekend’s McKinney pool party confrontation and wants to debunk accusations that he interfered with police. He describes the scene accompanied by his attorney, Heath Harris.
Posted Wednesday, June 10th 2015 at 8:47PM
The above clip features three excerpts from the series, “Blacks, Blues, Black!” including, Maya Angelou reciting the poem, “A Letter to an Aspiring Junkie,” a performance and interview she did with legendary blues guitarist B. ...
Posted Tuesday, June 9th 2015 at 9:01AM
Jahi Bakari, the father of a girl who was present at a pool party in McKinney, Texas, that was broken up by police on Friday, demanded the officer who pulled a gun on the teens be fired.
“This guy was just out of control,” ...
Posted Tuesday, June 9th 2015 at 7:25AM