"Susie King Taylor (1848-1912) was the first Black Army nurse. She tended to an all Black army troop named the First South Carolina Volunteers, 33rd Regiment, where her husband served, for four years during the Civil War. Despite her service, like ma ...
Posted Tuesday, February 2nd 2016 at 4:47PM
Mordecai Wyatt Johnson (January 4, 1890 – September 10, 1976) was an American educator. He served as the first black president of Howard University, from 1926 until 1960.
Johnson received his B.A. from Morehouse College in 1911, and second bache ...
Posted Tuesday, February 2nd 2016 at 4:45PM
Google’s honoring of Frederick Douglass through a doodle on its search page Monday highlights one of America's most prominent abolitionists.
Douglass’ life story and his oral and literary work still stand as defining items in the saga of slavery a ...
Posted Monday, February 1st 2016 at 6:31PM
The case of a former Ku Klux Klan leader convicted of killing a 16-year-old black girl with a crossbow is being reviewed by the North Carolina Parole Commission, according to the Charlotte Observer.
Russell Hinson, the “Exalted Cyclops” leader of ...
Posted Sunday, January 31st 2016 at 4:02PM
FLINT, Michigan—Arthur Woodson, a longtime resident, sees great irony in the state’s “Pure Michigan” slogan in efforts to draw visitors in light of the pure hell residents are facing with an unhealthy water supply.
In interviews and in writing, he ...
Posted Sunday, January 31st 2016 at 3:46PM
In a very honest and informative session, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan sat down for an interview and a dialogue with Alex Jones of Infowars.com (January 20, 2016) ...
Posted Sunday, January 31st 2016 at 3:39PM
One is a straight-talking, no-nonsense reality TV star who is not a fan of political correctness - and the other is Donald Trump.
Today Judy Sheindlin, who is more commonly known as TV's Judge Judy, has given her verdict on the Republican frontrun ...
Posted Tuesday, December 15th 2015 at 4:19PM
CHICAGO—America’s corrupt criminal justice system cannot be reformed and faces divine destruction, said the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam on the Cliff Kelley Show, a popular Black talk program.
And everyone connected wi ...
Posted Tuesday, December 15th 2015 at 11:53AM
A 28-year-old man who was shot dead by Los Angeles sheriff's deputies had fired rounds into the air in a neighborhood and sparked multiple calls to police in the minutes leading up to his death, police said Sunday after protests.
Two Los Angeles ...
Posted Tuesday, December 15th 2015 at 11:49AM
A 31-year-old man has died in North Carolina after an arrest attempt involving pepper spray, police said on Thursday, prompting a state investigation and the placement of four officers on administrative duty.
Travis Nevelle Page was pronounced dea ...
Posted Thursday, December 10th 2015 at 7:03PM
Morgan Freeman introduces Jill Scott's full performance of Billie Holiday's "Strange Fruit" from Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America, presented by A&E Networks and iHeartMedia. ...
Posted Thursday, December 10th 2015 at 11:45AM
Muhammad Ali hit out against Islamic extremists and Donald Trump’s plan to bar Muslims from entering the United States on Wednesday.
“I am a Muslim and there is nothing Islamic about killing innocent people in Paris, San Bernardino, or anywhere el ...
Posted Thursday, December 10th 2015 at 10:16AM
Former Black Panther Party Chief of Staff David Hilliard and award-winning filmmaker Dante James discuss their forthcoming film on the Black Panther Party and Huey Newton.
December 1, 2015 By The Real News Network
Huey P. Newton ...
Posted Monday, December 7th 2015 at 2:46PM
CONCORD, NORTH CAROLINA - The stories of our region’s larger mills from the early 20th century and their redevelopment are well documented—the Atherton Mill in south Charlotte; the Loray Mill in Gastonia; the Cannon Mills in Kannapolis.
But the h ...
Posted Monday, December 7th 2015 at 2:33PM
These videos prove without a doubt that the Media’s story doesn’t add up.
On December 2, America experienced its 63rd “Mass Shooting” THIS YEAR. Just over a month ago I wrote an article about Obama and his false flags. Using a Stanford Study to s ...
Posted Monday, December 7th 2015 at 2:17PM
Amateur video of San Francisco police surrounding a suspected knifeman and gunning him down in a hail of bullets went viral on social media and provoked outrage.
The short clip is the latest video posted online showing US police using what appears ...
Posted Monday, December 7th 2015 at 2:08PM
Dr Umar Johnson speaks on his trips to the UK, Paris & Azania and the situation with Chinese influence in Africa, homosexuality, and abortions with radio host Carl Nelson of WOL 1450 AM in Washington, D.C. (November 12, 2015) ...
Posted Wednesday, December 2nd 2015 at 12:18PM
Dr. Frances Cress Welsing speaks on campus uprisings and Black Activism live with radio host Carl Nelson of WOL 1450 AM in Washington, D.C. (November 17, 2015). ...
Posted Wednesday, December 2nd 2015 at 12:05PM
Greetings to you. I am Minister Louis Farrakhan, National Representative of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and The Nation of Islam. I wanted to bring to you, my beloved brothers and sisters, particularly those who visited Washington on 10.10.15 to s ...
Posted Wednesday, December 2nd 2015 at 11:46AM
In September of this year, Siza Mzimela became the first black woman to start her own airline.
Fly Blu Crane started up its business in O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg as a low-cost airline offering flights domestically within Sou ...
Posted Wednesday, December 2nd 2015 at 11:38AM
CHICAGO (WLS) -- Lawyers for the family of a 25-year-old African American man killed by police in October 2014 are pushing for dash-cam video of the shooting to be released.
"The police department and the city are still covering this up. And that' ...
Posted Wednesday, December 2nd 2015 at 11:33AM
(Before It's News) Decoding Obama’s speech reveals some startling revelations.
“And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.” Genesis 12:3
In one press conferenc ...
Posted Tuesday, November 24th 2015 at 5:57PM
Will Smith’s upcoming film is stirring up some controversy, and it hasn’t even hit theaters yet. The movie is called Concussion, and it’s reportedly causing the NFL a bit of a headache.
The Sony biopic tells the story of Nigerian forensic patholog ...
Posted Tuesday, November 24th 2015 at 5:36PM
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson told a group of African-American civic leaders on Saturday that he is still waiting to see evidence of racial bias by law enforcement agencies in the U.S.
The only major White House ho ...
Posted Tuesday, November 24th 2015 at 5:09PM