PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he got quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and that he gave the sedative to at least one woman and "other people," according to documents obtai ...
Posted Monday, July 6th 2015 at 6:56PM
At least eight people have died and 41 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago this Fourth of July weekend.
Among those who died was a 7-year-old boy who was shot while watching fireworks in Humboldt Park with his father just before ...
Posted Sunday, July 5th 2015 at 5:05PM
[Editor’s note: The following article contains excerpts from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan’s June 24, 2015 address at Metropolitan A.M.E. Church in Washington, D.C., during the press conference to officially announce &ldq ...
Posted Sunday, July 5th 2015 at 4:52PM
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
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
Minister Farrakhan discusses plans for a national tour for the 20th Anniversary of the Million Man March to be held on 10-10-15 in Washington, D.C. and much more. ...
Posted Friday, June 5th 2015 at 8:00PM
HOUSTON (FinalCall.com)- When a tornado ravaged Houston May 25, flooding streets, destroying property, and leaving drivers stranded, Malaika Muhammad, a Muslim in the Nation of Islam and a member of the Muslim Girls Training and General Civilization ...
Posted Wednesday, June 3rd 2015 at 7:29AM
The college student, a model of poise, pleads her case to Judge Judy:A neighbor trashed her apartment while she was away on summer break, knocking down the door, leaving cigarette burns on the walls, a "disgusting" mess in the bathtub.Judge Judy's ey ...
Posted Wednesday, May 27th 2015 at 3:38PM
Homicide detectives are investigating the death of legendary bluesman B.B. King after two of his daughters claimed he was poisoned.
An autopsy was performed on King’s body over the weekend and Las Vegas police confirmed Monday that homicide de ...
Posted Monday, May 25th 2015 at 6:44PM
NEW ORLEANS (WLOX News)--Liryca Neville Branch, the daughter of Cyril Neville and niece of Aaron Neville of the famous Neville Brothers musical family, was enjoying her lunch hour with a few co-workers — Branch, 33, works in the field of market ...
Posted Saturday, May 23rd 2015 at 5:30PM
Excerpted from Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves by Ira Berlin. Out now from Harvard University Press.
This article supplements Episode 1 of The History of American Slavery, our inaugural Slate Academy. Please join Sla ...
Posted Saturday, May 23rd 2015 at 5:20PM
4/23/2015, 2:50 p.m. Amsterdam News
"The value of the Black woman is worth more than the value of the Earth." This was the message of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, the national minister for the Nation of Islam, who addresse ...
Posted Friday, April 24th 2015 at 11:00AM
For every 100 black women not in jail, there are only 83 black men. The remaining men – 1.5 million of them – are, in a sense, missing.
Among cities with sizable black populations, the largest single gap is in Ferguson, Mo.
Posted Friday, April 24th 2015 at 10:54AM
UPDATE: Beyonce's mom is indeed a newly married woman.
People magazine confirms that Tina Knowles tied the knot with Richard Lawson, and notes that Beyonce even posted an image of the newlyweds looking glam in head-to-toe white on her ...
Posted Monday, April 13th 2015 at 6:29PM
From The Final Call Newspaper
By Starla Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Last updated: Apr 7, 2015 - 12:38:59 AM
“The Honorable Elijah Muhammad said, ‘Civilization is measured by the woman.’ If you want to ...
Posted Thursday, April 9th 2015 at 5:26PM
The bodies of Black people killed by police continue to pile up. This time, a Dekalb County, Georgia officer shot and killed Kevin Davis after he called them for help following an assault at his residence. Davis’s family, friends and colleagues ...
Posted Wednesday, April 8th 2015 at 9:54AM