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Clarke Resigns

Former Sheriff David Clarke Locked Out of Twitter After Posting Violent, Threatening Tweets

Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke was temporarily blocked from his Twitter account this week after posting a series of violent and threatening tweets against liberals and the news media. Clarke, an outspoken supporter of President...
Dana Gresham

Doug Jones to Become Sole Senate Democrat with African-American Chief of Staff

Sen.-elect Doug Jones of Alabama has hired former congressional aide Dana Gresham as his new chief of staff, making him the only Senate Democrat to have an African-American serving in that position. Jones made the...
Nasheed Johnson Feud

Tariq Nasheed, Umar Johnson Are In a Verbal Feud and Folks Are Torn

Friends-turned-frenemies? It looks like 2017 ended with a feud between Dr. Umar Johnson and film producer Tariq Nasheed, a public squabble that already has some folks choosing sides. Their bickering reportedly began after Johnson, a...
Dollar Tree Rant

Georgia Woman Goes Into Complete Racist Rage at Dollar Tree Store, Then Claims She’s...

A Georgia woman at the center of an explosive, racially charged rant at a Dollar Tree store this week says she isn't a racist, despite the offensive slurs she hurled at a Black employee. "I...
Rhian Brewster

17-Year-Old Soccer Star Says He ‘Just Wants to Be Left Alone’ After Repeatedly Suffering...

An up-and-coming English soccer star is speaking out after what he calls several incidents of "racial abuse" from fellow players both on and off the pitch. In an exclusive interview with The Guardian, Liverpool's Rhian...
Racist Snapchat Rant

‘Black People Are Trash’: California Teen’s Racist Snapchat Rant Sparks District Investigation

A California school district is investigating after a video of student hurling racist remarks against African-Americans went viral on social media this week, sparking backlash from those in the community. Officials with the Elk Grove...
Recy Taylor

Recy Taylor, A ‘Brave Woman’ Who Rallied for Justice After Her 1944 Gang Rape, Dies...

Recy Taylor, an African-American woman from Abbeville, Ala. who was kidnapped and gang-raped by four white men in 1944, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, according to a family member. She's survived by a brother,...
White Power Sign

‘OK’ or ‘White Power’? White House Intern Seemingly Flashes White Power Sign During Photo...

A recent photo of President Donald Trump and a group of White House interns has sparked concern after one of the interns appeared to flash a "white power" hand symbol picked up by alt-right...
Alabama Teen

Alabama Teen Suffers Brain Trauma, Cracked Eye Socket After Encounter with Police

The Alabama State Bureau of Investigation is probing a local police department after grisly photos of a battered and bloodied teen made its rounds on social media this week. Parents of 17-year-old Ulysses Wilkerson posted...
Ann Coulter Kwanzaa

How Ann Coulter and Other Folks Are Trying to Tear Down Kwanzaa

'Tis the season for giving and cheer as people across the world celebrate the holidays. The day after Christmas marks the first day of Kwanzaa, but it looks like staunch critics of the pan-African...
Amanda Davis stroke

Fans, Colleagues Remember Veteran Anchor Amanda Davis After Her Untimely Death 

Family, friends and colleagues are mourning the loss of Atlanta news anchor Amanda Davis, who passed away after suffering a massive spontaneous stroke earlier this week. Davis, who's been a staple in the Atlanta TV...
Joy Villa liar

Joy Villa Gets No Love From Conservatives After Sexual Assault Claims Against Lewandowski

Singer and longtime Trump supporter Joy Villa filed a police report this week accusing ex–Trump campaign manager Cory Lewandowski of sexually assaulting her at a party late last month. Conservatives aren't offering the pop...
Guidance Letters

AG Jeff Sessions Repeals 25 Anti-Discrimination Guidance Letters, Calls Them ‘Unnecessary’

Contested Attorney General Jeff Sessions wiped a number of Obama-era "guidance letters" off the books last week, including one warning state and city courts of legality concerns on the fees and fines levied against...
Congresswoman Shiela Jackson Lee

Congresswoman Claims She Was Targeted In United Airlines Incident Because Of Her Race

A Texas congresswoman claims she was targeted by a passenger who accused her of taking her first-class seat on a United Airlines flight out of Texas earlier this month because "she's an African-American woman." "I...
Ben Carson

Ben Carson Tried to Block Poor People’s Access to ‘High-Opportunity’ Communities — And Failed

Come January 1, 2018, low-income Americans will have better access to affordable housing in affluent neighborhoods as well as quality schools, thanks to a judge's recent ruling. A federal judge on Saturday, Dec. 23, ordered...
R. Kelly

8 Black Folk Who Are No Longer Invited to the Cookout, Pt. 2

Tina Campbell: The Holy-Roller Who Supported Trump's "Christian Values" Tina Campbell, one-half of the successful gospel duo Mary Mary, is yet another celeb who drew the ire of fans after stumping for then President-elect Donald...
black board games

7 Trivia, Board Games That Will Test Your Knowledge of Black History and Culture

Republic & Co.'s "Cards for the Culture" Trivia: Think you know every line of "Martin?" Seen every episode of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air?" Republic and Co.'s "Cards for the Culture" trivia tests players' knowledge...
racist cop

Florida Cop Caught Sending Racist Texts About Black People Cites His Church As Reason...

Screenshots of a group text chat containing racist language toward African-Americans led to the immediate resignations of two Florida law enforcement officers earlier this year, an internal affairs investigation has revealed. Ex-Edgewater Police Sgt. Matthew...
Michigan Officers

Michigan Officers Who Pulled Gun on 11-Year-Old Girl Won’t Be Disciplined

The Michigan police officers who handcuffed and pulled a gun on an 11-year-old girl earlier this month won't face disciplinary action. Instead, the department has set forth new rules for dealing with children called...
Dr. Johnson fights back against educational racism

Dr. Umar Johnson Ordered to Stand Trial, Accuses State of Trying to Strip His...

Author and Pan-Afrikan psychologist Dr. Umar Johnson has reportedly been called to stand trial before the Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology amid concerns over his credentials as a psychologist and efforts to fund a...
Ghana back to Africa

Ghana Tourism Authority Inks Deal with U.S. Based Adinkra Group to Foster Tours, Investments...

The Ghana Tourism Authority and Washington, D.C.-based Adinkra Group have teamed up in an effort to attract more Black American tourists to the West African nation. The organizations inked a memorandum of understanding, or MOU,...

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