CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.– The fatal accident that killed five children in Chattanooga was actually the second time in two months driver Johnthony Walker crashed a school bus.
In September, Walker was driving around a blind curve in a residential area wh ...
Posted Wednesday, November 23rd 2016 at 6:42PM
A White man who shot a Black teenager for bumping into him has been charged with first-degree murder after telling police that he took “another piece of trash off the street”.
According to police in Charleston, West Virginia, 15-year-old James Mea ...
Posted Wednesday, November 23rd 2016 at 6:31PM
NEWARK—In a time of political and social wailing and gnashing of teeth, a much different tone echoed through a Robert Treat Hotel meeting room as Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan closed the State of the Black World Conference organized by Dr. ...
Posted Wednesday, November 23rd 2016 at 2:03PM
(CNN)— Roddy White, a former Atlanta Falcon who is an NFL free agent, used a series of tweets to describe a traffic stop Wednesday that he said had him concerned for his life.
When a DeKalb County, Georgia, police officer apparently put his hand ...
Posted Wednesday, November 23rd 2016 at 1:53PM
A new Black owned grocery store owned by former NFL superstar, Tyrone Legette, has been officially opened in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The grocery store is located in the exact spot where a Winn Dixie stood before it closed fifteen years ago.
As a c ...
Posted Wednesday, November 23rd 2016 at 1:46PM
Since Donald Trump won the presidential election last week there has been an alarming increase in racist behaviour in America. Many stories have been making rounds online about people’s experiences, especially ethnic minorities and Muslims, but t ...
Posted Wednesday, November 23rd 2016 at 1:42PM
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A white police officer in Alabama was indicted Friday on murder charges in the fatal shooting of a black man who died just yards from his front door.
A grand jury returned the indictment against Montgomery police Officer Aaron S ...
Posted Wednesday, November 23rd 2016 at 1:37PM
Whether Charlotte should protect one of the oldest African-American cemeteries of the post-slavery era is up for a vote Monday night before Charlotte City Council.
The Biddleville Cemetery, founded in 1873, is one of three properties nominated for ...
Posted Wednesday, November 23rd 2016 at 1:31PM
The white Arkansas school board member’s Halloween costume was extremely detailed — and deeply offensive.
In the pictures, every part of Ted Bonner’s face is painted black except his lips, which are a garish red, hiding imitation gapped teeth. He’ ...
Posted Wednesday, November 23rd 2016 at 1:24PM
DETROIT — An apparent noose was found in a third-floor boys' bathroom at Royal Oak Middle School on Friday, more than a week after a video of some students at the school chanting "build the wall" went viral.
Royal Oak Superintendent Shawn Lewis-La ...
Posted Wednesday, November 23rd 2016 at 1:20PM
An 8-year-old African American boy was hospitalized after bullies attacked him and his younger sister on November 14, the Atlanta Black Star reports. The incident occurred at the Spanish Lake Primary School in Geismar, Louisiana. Now, the family is s ...
Posted Tuesday, November 22nd 2016 at 10:37PM
(FinalCall.com) The presidential election for 2016 is unlike any in modern U.S. history and perhaps in the history of the United States as two widely unpopular, distrusted and polarizing candidates seek to lead the country. Neither seems particularly ...
Posted Thursday, November 10th 2016 at 6:07PM
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