Between all the performances, the BET Awards also found time to fit in one of the most remarkable acceptance speeches since Sacheen Littlefeather. Actor and activist Jesse Williams was this year’s recipient of the BET Humanitarian Award, joining th ...
Posted Monday, June 27th 2016 at 8:47PM
A woman filed a federal lawsuit in New York on Monday alleging that presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump raped her in 1994 before threatening to harm her and her family if she talked, the Gothamist reported.
According to the woman, id ...
Posted Wednesday, June 22nd 2016 at 11:44AM
MOBILE--Residents in Mobile, Ala. are looking for answers to a shooting that resulted in the death of 19-year-old by a police officer.
According to Fox 10, the incident happened on Monday (June 13,) when Michael Moore was pulled over for a routine ...
Posted Tuesday, June 21st 2016 at 2:42PM
TEXAS--The Dallas Cowboys lead attorney Levi McCathern will now represent the family of a sixth grade black girl who alleges to have been dragged by three white boys who placed a rope around her neck.
The $3 million lawsuit accuses Live Oak Classi ...
Posted Tuesday, June 21st 2016 at 2:36PM
Earlier this week, a lone hacker—self-dubbed Guccifer 2.0—breached DNC servers and reportedly obtained opposition research on the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump. The DNC confirmed the hack and hasn’t denied the authenticity ...
Posted Tuesday, June 21st 2016 at 2:33PM
June 07, 2016
In California, Black Lives Matter activist Jasmine Richards faces up to four years in prison at her sentencing today after she was convicted of a rarely used statute in California law known up until recentl ...
Posted Monday, June 13th 2016 at 6:05PM
Watch the short clip, notice how the interviewee is cut off when he mentions that more than one person was involved.
You surely noted that in the interview above, the man begins to reveal one of the most important details to surface in the Or ...
Posted Monday, June 13th 2016 at 5:56PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. ¡X Thousands mourned boxing legend and humanitarian Muhammad Ali, a man who held Islam close to his heart, in a hometown service Thursday honoring ¡§the people¡¦s champ.¡¨
The Muslim funeral service at Freedom Hall in the Kentucky ...
Posted Thursday, June 9th 2016 at 9:34PM
A Detroit man who was incarcerated after being wrongly convicted of four murders is walking free today, after serving nearly nine years of a sentence he received at the age of 15.
The murder convictions for Davontae Sanford, now 23, have been vac ...
Posted Thursday, June 9th 2016 at 9:25PM
In The Name Of Allah, The Beneficent, The Merciful
I bear witness there is no god but Allah
And I bear witness that Muhammad is His Messenger
Statement from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan on the passing of Muhammad Al ...
Posted Wednesday, June 8th 2016 at 1:34PM
In a commencement address on Friday at City College in New York City, First Lady Michelle Obama raised more than a few eyebrows when she referred to the White House as “a house that was built by slaves”.
Though she did not mention Republican front ...
Posted Sunday, June 5th 2016 at 6:46PM
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June 3, 2016 | 1:10 pm
Police in Chicago released more than 100 videos from pending investigations on Friday — including footage of police shootings and incidents of brutality — as part of a new effort by the embattled department to ...
Posted Sunday, June 5th 2016 at 6:36PM
It has been widely argued that the multiple head injuries Muhammad Ali sustained during his boxing career could have caused his Parkinson's disease. In reality, the science behind it is much more nuanced.
Experts' theories vary on whether head tr ...
Posted Sunday, June 5th 2016 at 6:32PM
LOS ANGELES--Donald Trump has been accused of “hypocrisy” for his tributes to Muhammad Ali, as Bernie Sanders criticised those who praise the boxing legend while being "prejudiced against Muslims in this country".
After publically calling for all ...
Posted Sunday, June 5th 2016 at 6:25PM
NEW YORK--Afeni Shakur Davis, mother of late rap legend Tupac Shakur who was the subject of one of his most iconic songs and who oversaw his posthumous legacy, has died. She was 69 years old.
Marin County deputies responded to Shakur’s home in Sau ...
Posted Tuesday, May 3rd 2016 at 9:23AM
Prince—The Essence Of Beauty
A tribute from Minister Louis Farrakhan
In everything that Allah (God) created, there are lessons to be learned. There is exquisite beauty in the flowers, in the rocks, in the birds, in the beasts, in the fish and th ...
Posted Friday, April 29th 2016 at 10:29PM
Twelve people have said they witnessed a local police department's fatal shooting of a black motorist over the weekend, but none has stepped forward to say what they saw, a Florida sheriff investigating the death said Monday.
St. Lucie County Sher ...
Posted Monday, April 25th 2016 at 9:44PM
Prince’s ex-fiancée, Sheila Escovedo, is determined to find out the cause of the legendary singer’s death. The star reportedly suffered with the flu several weeks before his death, but Shelia E., as she is better known, doesn’t think that’s how he di ...
Posted Monday, April 25th 2016 at 7:02PM
A few hundred South Dallas residents, mostly black, flooded Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to oppose a planned demonstration by a mostly white group that routinely protests outside mosques.
Both sides were armed.
Dallas police stood guard on ...
Posted Sunday, April 3rd 2016 at 8:53PM
DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN, NY — The recent arrest of an on-duty U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employee in Crown Heights was unjustified, racially motivated and “could have been another Eric Garner situation," Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams said at a ...
Posted Tuesday, March 29th 2016 at 10:48AM
On Saturday, a 25-year-old Virginia woman named India M. Beaty was shot and killed by local police officers in a parking lot, where cops were staking out an unrelated investigation. At 1:20 a.m., police witnessed an altercation between India and an u ...
Posted Thursday, March 24th 2016 at 7:00PM
Motivational speaker Eric Thomas’s speech to Vashon High School students in St. Louis last month has gone viral over his reaction to a group of students who kept interrupting him.
Thomas begins by telling the crowd his story.
He dropped out ...
Posted Friday, March 18th 2016 at 11:42AM
“Empire” star Taraji P. Henson will play mathematics genius Katherine Johnson in “Hidden Figures” for Fox 2000.
The studio has been developing the adaptation of the Margot Lee Shetterly book “Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women ...
Posted Wednesday, March 16th 2016 at 9:15PM
Decades before Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton, there was Shirley Chisholm. As the first black woman to run for president for a major political party she was years ahead of her time. So why don't more people know about her?
Forty-four years ago th ...
Posted Wednesday, March 16th 2016 at 9:01PM