The sister of a South Carolina man who was killed by police after a high-speed car chase claims in a lawsuit that three officers shot her unarmed brother 17 times in the back — as he lay on the ground.
Waltki Cermoun Williams "did not have a w ...
Posted Friday, March 31st 2017 at 6:05PM
March 22, 2017
By this time next year, the documentary Tell Them We Are Rising may have already aired on PBS, but even now there’s plenty of buzz around this eagerly awaited film.
Scheduled to broadcast nationally ...
Posted Friday, March 31st 2017 at 5:56PM
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia Randolph was an African American educator in Henrico in the late 1800’s.
Randolph taught her students woodworking, sewing, cooking, gardening and academics. Two schools were named in her honor.
Charles Ande ...
Posted Friday, March 31st 2017 at 5:48PM
Earlene Campbell-Coleman opened an email earlier this month and discovered a grainy old picture of "a very distinguished looking elderly gentleman with white hair and familiar facial features."
It was of her great-great-great grandfather, Frank Ca ...
Posted Friday, March 31st 2017 at 5:38PM
MARCH 22, 2017 —The creators of a new Fox TV series, “Shots Fired,” hope to explore topics including race and the justice system with their program, the latest broadcast series to look at contemporary issues following the critical success of, for one ...
Posted Friday, March 24th 2017 at 1:35PM
As over a dozen teens have gone missing in Washington D.C. since the beginning of the year, community leaders have become concerned that some of these girls may be victims of human trafficking.
Reports on the exact number of missing teens has vari ...
Posted Friday, March 24th 2017 at 12:42PM
Jordan Peele is a horror fanatic. That may come as a shock to some who only know him as half of the duo behind the Comedy Central series "Key & Peele," alongside Keegan-Michael Key, but Peele is showing off his darker side in his directorial debu ...
Posted Friday, March 24th 2017 at 12:15PM
A new study conducted by the University of California, Los Angeles, says that the city’s black community is in decline as a direct result of the lack of jobs available to black workers, who are more likely to remain unemployed or drop out of the work ...
Posted Friday, March 24th 2017 at 12:04PM
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigations is currently probing the shooting of Rodney James Hess by sheriff's deputies in Crockett County, Tennessee, on Thursday afternoon, CNN reported.
Hess, a 36-year-old New Orleans resident and father of ...
Posted Thursday, March 23rd 2017 at 2:36PM
NPR--Prosecutors in Miami-Dade County said that they found no evidence of a crime in the death of a prison inmate who was left for two hours in a hot shower.
Four years after Darren Rainey died at the Dade Correctional Institution, the state's inv ...
Posted Thursday, March 23rd 2017 at 2:24PM
Washington — The Environmental Protection Agency said Friday it is awarding a $100 million emergency grant to Michigan to fund infrastructure upgrades in Flint, where lead-contaminated water damaged service lines.
The state of Michigan is cont ...
Posted Thursday, March 23rd 2017 at 2:08PM
From Time Magazine
March 20, 2017
Dear President Trump,
Representing the United States in the Olympic Games was the greatest honor of my life. I will never forget walking into Opening Ceremonies behind our American flag that I revere surrounde ...
Posted Tuesday, March 21st 2017 at 12:26PM
NORTH CAROLINA--Community leaders and customers of a west Charlotte beauty supply store showed up to the store Sunday, calling for a boycott after cell phone video showed the owner - an Asian man - kicking and choking an African American woman.
Posted Thursday, March 16th 2017 at 2:36PM
Schoolboy Matthew Smith said he first heard Johann Strauss' operetta Die Fledermaus at the age of seven.
Four years later he has committed it to memory in order to become the world's youngest orchestra conductor.
Matthew will make musical histo ...
Posted Thursday, March 16th 2017 at 2:27PM
Harlem’s been called “the Black Capital of America,” a haven for Blacks from around the nation (and the world). It has been the nexus of African American culture, and home to the largest black population outside Africa. All resulted from the ambiti ...
Posted Friday, February 3rd 2017 at 7:40PM
Police in Victoria, Texas are investigating a mysterious fire that burned down a mosque late Friday night, reports KTRK.
According to Victoria Fire Marshal Tom Legler, he has asked for additional help from the state as part of his investigatio ...
Posted Monday, January 30th 2017 at 3:24PM
Six people have reportedly been killed after gunmen opened fire in a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers
The mosque's president told reporters that the deaths had occurred after several gunmen apparently opened fire on up to 40 people. Witn ...
Posted Monday, January 30th 2017 at 3:13PM
The 23rd annual SAG Awards proved just one of the many ways art can be utilised as a platform for protest, with almost every winner utilising their time on stage to speak up about Donald Trump's abhorrent Muslim ban.
From David Harbour's rous ...
Posted Monday, January 30th 2017 at 3:06PM
(DISCLAIMER: This is not a political argument for or against Trump. This is a result of a strong series of thoughts that I can not shake and felt compelled to investigate and write.)
Brothers and Sisters we begin with the following verses from the ...
Posted Sunday, January 29th 2017 at 2:25PM
Oakland – At 4 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, a network of Oakland community members took over Marcus Garvey Park, a public plot of land at 36th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way in West Oakland, moving in small homes, a hot show ...
Posted Saturday, January 28th 2017 at 1:15PM