Despite what you read in some history books — such as the Biographical Dictionary of Congressional Women — Rep. Shirley Chisholm (D-NY) was not in 1972 the first African-American candidate to run for president of the United States.
In 1904, George ...
Posted Wednesday, October 26th 2016 at 7:33PM
Khoudia Diop is a 19-year-old Senegalese model who was once bullied about her color. But now the self-proclaimed “Melanin Goddess” is taking the internet by storm with her beautifully rich skin tone.
“I was teased a lot growing up, because of my s ...
Posted Wednesday, October 26th 2016 at 7:25PM
A high school football player in Mississippi allegedly had a noose placed around his neck and pulled back by one or more fellow students during a break in practice earlier this month.
The president of the Mississippi chapter of the NAACP is callin ...
Posted Wednesday, October 26th 2016 at 7:21PM
By Tom Slater
19 October 2016
'I don’t know what Black Lives Matter does, so I can’t tell you how it compares to what the Black Panther Party was. I know what the BPP was. I know the lives we lost, the struggle we put into place, the efforts we m ...
Posted Friday, October 21st 2016 at 11:22AM
ATLANTA (FinalCall.com)—Thousands packed into the historic Fox Theater in Atlanta for a keynote address, filled with guidance, warning and direct marching orders from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan culminating the 21st anniversary celebration ...
Posted Wednesday, October 19th 2016 at 7:24PM
A black Georgia teenager lost his leg about a month after a behavioral specialist working at his school threw him to the floor multiple times and then denied him medical treatment.
The 13-year-old student underwent amputation Tuesday, five weeks a ...
Posted Wednesday, October 19th 2016 at 7:15PM
NEW YORK -- The 66-year-old woman fatally shot by a cop after she charged at him with a baseball bat assailed gun violence and racism in tweets.
Deborah Danner, who identified herself on social media as a programming aficionado who studied compute ...
Posted Wednesday, October 19th 2016 at 7:06PM
About 2,000 Seattle educators wore Black Lives Matter shirts at their schools Wednesday to call for racial equity in education.
Schools across the district held “Black Lives Matter at School” rallies before classes began for the day. Students, par ...
Posted Wednesday, October 19th 2016 at 7:02PM
HOUSTON: Houston OBGYN Dr. Tamika Cross is kicking up a storm on Facebook with a maddening story of prejudice that will surely make you grit your teeth in frustration.
Cross was flying out of Detroit on a Delta Air Lines flight when a man became u ...
Posted Friday, October 14th 2016 at 1:14PM
A small group gathered today in a hotel suite on the outskirts of Gary, Indiana. The nine formally dressed guests joined hands while standing around a table containing only a white box. Reverend John Jackson of Trinity United Church of Christ started ...
Posted Sunday, October 9th 2016 at 5:56PM
Melanin is best known as the pigment that dictates our skin tones, but it is found just about everywhere—in our brains, in our hair. It is even found in cuttlefish. But as abundant as melanin is, its exact macromolecular chemical structure is surpris ...
Posted Sunday, October 9th 2016 at 5:38PM
JEREMIE, Haiti — Houses stood without tops, trees without leaves and the people without hope.
What Hurricane Matthew’s Category 4 winds didn’t tear a hole in during its assault on this city, it snapped in two like a pencil, turning a deforested Ha ...
Posted Friday, October 7th 2016 at 3:48PM
A company controlled by Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for president, secretly conducted business in Communist Cuba during Fidel Castro’s presidency despite strict American trade bans that made such undertakings illegal, according to interviews ...
Posted Saturday, October 1st 2016 at 3:41PM
Nine Philadelphia police officers fired a total of 109 shots Wednesday night at Christopher Sowell, killing him and ending a rampage in West Philadelphia in which he beat, choked or stabbed five people, including his son and daughter, Commissioner Ri ...
Posted Saturday, October 1st 2016 at 3:18PM
A third grade student in Texas was surprised with a $10,000 scholarship and early admittance to a Texas university after a video of her saying her daily motivational mantra caught the eyes of university administrators.
Jordin Phipps, 8, of Garland ...
Posted Saturday, October 1st 2016 at 3:12PM
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
Police in the San Diego, California, suburb of El Cajon shot and killed an unarmed African-American man Tuesday, after his sister called 911 to report her brother was having a mental health emergency. ...
Posted Wednesday, September 28th 2016 at 1:59PM
A little girl has made a desperate plea to Charlotte city council in a bid to end the deadly cop shootings of black people.
Nine-year-old Zianna Oliphant broke down in tears as she delivered the powerful message to politicians after nearly a w ...
Posted Wednesday, September 28th 2016 at 1:44PM
Serena Williams has spoken out against policing killings in America, vowing she “won't be silent”.
The tennis champion posted a public message on Facebook two weeks after the fatal police shooting of 40-year-old Terence Crutcher, saying there was ...
Posted Wednesday, September 28th 2016 at 1:29PM
Sunday at the Men’s Day program hosted at Union Temple Baptist Church in Washington, DC, Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan said to President Barack Obama, “Your people are suffering and dying in the streets of Chicago, so you failed ...
Posted Friday, September 23rd 2016 at 1:05PM
Steve Harvey used his TV show Thursday to give black viewers some soberingly useful advice.
The host held a town hall-style discussion on race and policing and, as part of the conversation, Harvey shared the tips he’s given his sons on how to ...
Posted Friday, September 23rd 2016 at 12:55PM
Maryland police today defended the restraining and pepper-spraying of a 15-year-old girl they said was not cooperating after a traffic accident, saying that the actions of officers involved an appropriate amount of force.
The Hagerstown Police ...
Posted Friday, September 23rd 2016 at 12:50PM
WARNING !! HOME INVASIONS USING RUBBER BANDS !!
We all want to assume that we’re safe inside our homes. But the truth is that criminals can and do go everywhere, and there’s no telling if your home is next on their list.
Recently, a highly di ...
Posted Friday, September 9th 2016 at 12:40PM
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 7:16
By Michael Synder
Could it be possible that Hillary Clinton is covering up a major illness that would make her unfit to serve as president? It has been my contention for a long time that Hillary Clinton would do or ...
Posted Thursday, September 8th 2016 at 1:53PM