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Los Angeles Schools Shut Down For the Day After Bomb Threat

Thousands of Los Angeles school children have been sent home after a threat was issued to the school district Tuesday morning. According to NBC News, the Los Angeles school board received a bomb threat through an unidentified e-mail, and superintendent Ramon Cortines immediately issued parents the directive to keep their children home or pick them up […]

Donald Trump Protester Assaulted During Rally Seeks to File “Hate Crime” Charges

An African-American man, who was assaulted during a Donald Trump rally, is seeking to file hate crime charges. Mercutio Southall attended Trump’s Presidential rally in Birmingham, Alabama on November 21 when he was violently escorted out after he shouted chants during the rally. Southall says that after he was violently escorted out of the rally, […]

Muslim Teen Dies After Badly Beaten Body Is Thrown Out of Sixth Floor Window

A 16-year-old Muslim teen’s death is being investigated after he was thrown out of a sixth-floor building Saturday [December 5]. The family of Hamza Warsame says the teen died from his injuries after being beaten and thrown out of a window in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. They also claim the people involved in […]

Alvin Ailey Productions Unveils First Multi Year Show, “Untitled America”

For the first time in Alvin Ailey history, there will be a multi year production. Untitled America, created by MacArthur and Kyle Abraham, will focus on the prison system and the lasting impact it has on individuals and their families. Abraham is best known for his fan favorite show, Another Night. Alvin Ailey shows are […]

Details Emerge About Laquan McDonald Shooting Aftermath

After the firing of Chicago Police Chief Garry McCarthy, more shocking details emerge concerning the tragic shooting of Laquan McDonald. On the night of the shooting, Pat Camden, Chicago Police Union Spokesperson gave a statement on what happened. According to Camden, McDonald lunged at Van Dyke causing him to defend himself and shoot McDonald once in […]

Pastor Condemns Black Clergy Who Met With Donald Trump

Hip-Hop artists are not the only ones with “beef” and extraordinary rhetoric. A Baltimore pastor has created a stir calling other pastors “pawns” and “prostitutes” after meeting with GOP candidate Donald Trump. Rev. Jamal Bryant, pastor at Empowerment Temple Church, declined an invitation to meet with Trump, but took verbal shots at those pastors who did meet with […]

Durex Calls For “Safe Sex Emoji” On World/AIDS Day

Today (December 1) is World AIDS Day, a day where people remember those lost to the HIV/AIDS but also promote awareness on how to prevent the spread of the disease. One condom company has come up with a solution to make safe sex more comfortable and not embarrassing to young people. According to Reuters, Durex […]

Rev. Jesse Jackson Questions The Death of Laquan McDonald

*Breaking News: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has just fired the city’s police chief, Garry F. McCarthy, after the city’s police department came under fire for resisting, for more than a year, release of a video showing officer Jason Van Dyke shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times. Since McDonald’s murder on October 14 last year, numerous […]

Police Officer Charged In Death Of Chicago Teen Laquan McDonald

A Chicago police officer accused of shooting and killing an African American teen last year has been charged in his murder. In a statement released by the State’s Attorney’s office, Officer Jason Van Dyke has been charged in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014. Since the shooting death of McDonald, family and […]

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity March in Snow To End Gang Violence in Chicago

Alpha Phi Alpha, one of the oldest African American fraternities in America, chose to take a stand against Chicago’s violence this past weekend and march for justice. Three hundred fraternity members marched the streets of the Chatham neighborhood in Chicago last Saturday [November 21] in rain and snow to show violence needs to cease in […]

Woman Dies After Receiving Botched Butt Injections

A Dallas woman has been charged in the death of a 22-year-old woman after giving her illegal butt injections in St. Louis. According to Black America Web, 44-year-old Nitica Deonte Lee has been charged with first degree involuntary manslaughter after she injected 22-year-old Daysha Phillips with illegal silicone in her buttocks, causing her death. Lee traveled […]

NAACP Creates Hotline For Mizzou Students To Report Discrimination On Campus

The NAACP has lent their hand to the University of Missouri student body in order to help them feel comfortable in reporting discrimination on campus. After many repeated failed efforts in reporting racism on campus, students took to social media to report the problems they were facing, which caught the attention of the President of the NAACP of Jefferson […]

7 Suspects Captured, 2 Killed and Woman Blows Self Up After Raid in Paris

Violence erupted again in Paris on Wednesday after authorities raided an apartment in the French suburb of Saint-Denis, France. Authorities were informed that the ring leader of the violent attacks in Paris, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was in an apartment in the neighborhood. Abaaoud is believed to to be the ring leader of ISIS in France, and […]

Texas Officials Say Sandra Bland Committed Suicide Due to Lack of Familial Support

Texas officials have revealed why they believe Sandra Bland committed suicide in her cell. According to Chicago Sun Times, Larry Simmons, the attorney for Waller County, says that Bland committed suicide after her family and friends refused to pay her bail of $515. In the appeal filed by the Waller County Sheriff’s office, they labeled Bland as […]

Man Shoots and Kills Partner in Sex Role Play

A Florida man is in jail after he shot and killed a woman while preparing to have sex  with her. According to HLN, 21-year-old Tyrone Fields shot and killed 18-year-old Christina Meagher while role playing before sex. Fields met Meagher two days prior to her death at a hotel, and planned a rendezvous with the teenager. […]

Rev. Jesse Jackson Commends #Mizzou Players For Protest

Reverend Jesse Jackson has praised the University of Missouri Football team for (peacefully) taking matters in their own hands regarding threats made to people of color on their campus. Black members of Mizzou’s “Tigers” football team announced they would not participate in team activities or games until University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe stepped down. […]

Google to Donate $2.35 Million to Bay Area For Racial Injustice

Google has decided to give back to the community in the biggest way to help fight racial injustice. According to Huffington Post, Google.org has decided to donate to three groups in support of helping the fight against racial injustice. Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, The Silicon Valley De-Bug and Oakland Unified School District’s African […]

Tyshawn Lee’s Mother Under Fire For Buying Car With Funeral Donations

America is still reeling from the death of nine-year-old Chicago resident Tyshawn Lee, who police say was lured to an alley and shot to death by warring gang members. After community members began donating money and showing support to the Lee family, Tyshawn’s mother Karla‘s recent actions are now making headlines. Karla is under fire […]