A male student armed with two knives went on a slashing and stabbing rampage at a high school in Murrysville, Pa., Wednesday, injuring at least 19 students before he was subdued and handcuffed, police said.
At least 8 people were hospitalized with ...
Posted Wednesday, April 9th 2014 at 12:58PM
CHICAGO (FinalCall.com) - Students, faculty and community members packed the Bruce Cherry Theater at Olive-Harvey College on the city’s south side to share views on the importance of education, and to hear solutions to the problems of crime and viole ...
Posted Wednesday, April 9th 2014 at 12:54PM
A video of police bullying at its finest has gone viral on Facebook. The video shows the victim’s, Donrell Breaux (pictured), home seemingly invaded by a Sheriff’s Office deputy who is seen trying to forcibly cuff him without following protocol.
Posted Saturday, April 5th 2014 at 4:14PM
44 Years After the Murder of Lil' Bobby Hutton, The Struggle Continues
Uhuru Solidarity Movement
This article is shared from the official blog of the Uhuru Solidarity Movement, the orgnanization of white people and other allies working under the ...
Posted Saturday, April 5th 2014 at 4:00PM
(FinalCall.com) - Human rights activists are calling on the government to grant amnesty and unconditional freedom to all political prisoners incarcerated because of COINTELPRO, a secret federal law enforcement program that destroyed Black and disside ...
Posted Saturday, April 5th 2014 at 3:56PM
April 1, 2014
Outrage is growing in Albuquerque, New Mexico, after the latest incident in a spate of police shootings. Video footage captured by a police helmet camera shows officers killing James Boyd, a homeless man who ap ...
Posted Wednesday, April 2nd 2014 at 6:31PM
"Hurry up, please.”
Like most busy New York City 5-year-olds, Kinsey Saleh is in a rush.
Instead of playing outside with her friends after school, the spunky kindergartner is hooked up to a dialysis machine three long afternoons a week to stay ...
Posted Wednesday, April 2nd 2014 at 5:12PM
Spike Lee is on rant mode once again and this time his discontent is directed at New York Times film critic A.O. Scott who wrote a column discussing the director’s gentrification remarks from February. Thing is, Lee attacked Scott for critiques that ...
Posted Wednesday, April 2nd 2014 at 4:56PM
Yityish “Titi” Aynaw, First Black Miss Isreal
WASHINGTON — The first black woman to win the crown of Miss Israel says she believes the country has real problems with its treatment of refugees and immigrants from Africa but that the situation is im ...
Posted Wednesday, April 2nd 2014 at 2:54PM
Barbara Ross-Lee, the sister of legendary singer and actress Diana Ross, has worked in private practice, for the U.S. Public Health Service, and on numerous committees, and in 1993 was the first African American woman to be appointed dean of a United ...
Posted Monday, March 31st 2014 at 6:54PM
Lisa Fritsch is the first African-American woman to run for Texas governor, a seventh-generation Texan who grew up in Tyler and now resides in Austin. Although she did not win enough votes to force a runoff for the Republican nomination against Attor ...
Posted Monday, March 31st 2014 at 6:47PM
Headaches seem to be a common human condition. Some of us get them more frequently and more intensely. We also find relief in different ways. Some hit the meds, and some meditate or find other stress relieving techniques.
How many people find rel ...
Posted Thursday, March 27th 2014 at 1:02PM
Marjorie Stewart Joyner (October 24, 1896 – December 27, 1994) was an American businesswoman. She was born in 1896, in Monterey, Virginia. She was the granddaughter of a slave owner and a slave. In 1912, she moved to Chicago and began studying cosmet ...
Posted Thursday, March 27th 2014 at 11:25AM
By Reverend Al Sharpton
Posted: 03/24/2014 4:10 pm EDT Updated: 03/24/2014 4:59 pm EDT
It's been 60 years since the groundbreaking Brown v. Board of Education decision, which unanimously held that racial segregation of children in public schools ...
Posted Thursday, March 27th 2014 at 10:54AM
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 370's pilot was devastated over his wife's decision to move out and could have taken the plane on a "last joyride," according to a long-term friend.
The unnamed ...
Posted Thursday, March 27th 2014 at 10:48AM
Over the span of Kobe Bryant‘s career….we’ve seen him do and say some very smug, cavalier and even cornball things at times but the comments that he made regarding the Miami Heat‘s support after Trayvon Martin was killed…by far takes the cake! Accord ...
Posted Thursday, March 27th 2014 at 10:42AM
Shirley Ajayi-Carroll was the first African American woman given a part on a television show as a psychic.
Shirley Ajayi-Carroll was born in 1959 to a Caucasian father (an Air Force veteran) and an African American mother. Her early life was very ...
Posted Wednesday, March 26th 2014 at 11:03AM
LOS ANGELES--A 74-year-old woman was released from prison late Monday night after her conviction in a 1981 double murder was set aside and her sentence was reduced.
Family and friends greeted Mary Virginia Jones with hugs and flowers as she walked ...
Posted Tuesday, March 25th 2014 at 4:30PM
Oh no, Judge Joe! Former TV court Judge Joe Brown was arrested and jailed in Memphis, Tenn., on Monday, March 24 on a contempt of court charge.
Brown, 66, was sentenced by Juvenile Court Magistrate Harold "Hal" Horne to five days in jail after ...
Posted Tuesday, March 25th 2014 at 4:05PM
The following article contains a distillation of the five-part lecture series by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan titled “How to Give Birth to a God,” delivered at The Final Call Administration Building in Chicago, Illinois from July-August, 19 ...
Posted Tuesday, March 25th 2014 at 3:30PM