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North Carolina Congressman Just Said Black Protesters in Charlotte ‘Hate White People’ and You...

https://twitter.com/BBCNewsnight/status/779074944881741824 Following push back from the video, congressman Robert Pittenger stated he responded to reporter's question in a way he regrets. Pittenger has since apologized while appearing on CNN with Don Lemon.

Bahamas Issues Traveling Advisory to Citizens Visiting to the U.S. in Wake of Deadly...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration has taken a note of the recent tensions in some American cities over shootings of young black males by police officers. At the commencement of the Independence holiday...

Piedmont Park Hanging Case Turned Over to FBI, Atlanta Mayor Promises ‘Robust Investigation’

A startling scene at Atlanta's Piedmont park unfolded this morning when a young Black man was discovered hanging from a tree. “There were no discernible signs of a struggle or foul play,” read a...

Raw Video Captures Shootout, Chaos Outside Gay Orlando Nightclub Massacre That Left At Least...

A less than 40 second video captured by a bystander shows moments outside a gay Orlando Nightclub where a deadly shooting took place. A gunman stormed a nightclub around 2 a.m. in the morning...

#BlackGirlMagic: 9-Year Old Anaya Lee Willabus is Youngest Female Author to Publish a Chapter...

In an interview with PIX11, the 9-year old Brooklyn-based author stated: "It's just so inspirational, not only for me but for younger kids and that's good." Source: PIX11

Trump’s Silent Majority Says ‘I Am Angry… How Do We Deal With These Thugs’

MSNBC's Kate Snow interviews Donald Trump supporters in southern Florida and unveils the presidential candidate's secret weapon: the "silent majority." Source: MSNBC

President Obama and Misty Copeland Talk Race, Body Shaming and Black Women’s Curves in...

President Obama and ballerina Misty Copeland--the first African-American principal dancer at the American Ballet Theater--sat down for a joint interview published by TIME magazine.

Crab Shack Offers Black Patrons ‘Free Meal’ After They Discover Sickening Image of Lynching...

"Black patrons of a Joe's Crab Shack restaurant in Roseville, Minn., were alarmed to see an image of a Black man being publicly hanged in the artwork on their table. At a press conference...

Mission Accomplished: Ghana President Says Country Has Fulfilled Nkrumah’s Vision to ‘Lay Its Own...

After 59 years of independence, Ghana has demonstrated Kwame Nkrumah’s vision, President John Dramani Mahama has said. Addressing the nation at the Black Stars Square to mark Ghana’s 59th Independence Anniversary, the president said the...

Barbados Throws Support Behind Young Entrepreneurs: ‘Think of Your Business in 2060’

The future of Barbados' economy rests in the hands of local entrepreneurs. And the Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme has been hailed as a critical entity in the advancement of local business building. Last night, in celebration...

Breaking Video: R. Kelly Just Walked Out of ‘Disrespectful’ Interview in New York City

Multi-platinum selling artist R. Kelly sat down with Huffington Post Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss his new album, The Buffet. However things took a turn for the worst when Modarressy-Tehrani asked a few...

Breaking: Judge Declares Mistrial in Case of Officer Charged in #FreddieGray Death, Prosecutor Mosby...

BREAKING: Judge declares mistrial in case of officer charged in Freddie Gray case. On Wednesday afternoon, Judge Barry G. Williams, residing over the case of William Porter, declared a mistrial. Jurors deliberated more than 16...

Bahamas Attempts to Make History by Becoming the First English-Speaking Caribbean Country on United...

The Bahamas will tomorrow try to make history by becoming the first English-speaking Caribbean country to sit on the United Nations Human Rights Council. “There is the Latin American and Caribbean group but no one...

Can Africa Find Its Place in the World Economy?

By: Nadia Takyiwaa-Mensah Merely eight years ago, economists and investors had crowned Africa as the "final frontier", noting the continent had potential which involved high risk yet high returns. Africa had become a global conversation while China was aggressively growing its economy and the...

6 Books From President Obama’s Summer Reading List

President Obama kicked off his annual summer vacation with a promise to dedicate 52 hours towards reading. With that promise and two weeks to spare on Martha's Vineyard, the White House has released his...

How the Black Community Failed Sandra Bland

By: James Clingman Sandra Bland is dead. While many are concentrating on “how” she died, we must also face the reality of “why” she died. All of the circumstances surrounding her death notwithstanding, Sandra is still...

Malcolm X, the University of California, Berkeley, and a Prophecy Unfulfilled

By Donnell Suggs More and more examples of the precognitive powers of the words of the late Malcolm X display themselves today throughout the country. A prime episode of his clairvoyance came during a debate...

Misty Copeland: From ‘Unlikely Ballerina’ to Standing Ovations

By Demetria Irwin “She’s dancing for all of us.” A tall Black woman, a retired ballerina, uttered those words to her friend as they stood in line to see Misty Copeland make her Swan Lake debut...

Assimilation: Black America’s Elusive Goal

By Akilah Richards Assimilate verb as·sim·i·late: to adopt the ways of another culture; to fully become part of a different society, country, etc. Anti-Black racism in America has consistently compromised the physical, emotional, legal and economic rights...

History of Cartagena, Colombia: Spanish America’s Biggest Slave Port

Cartagena, Colombia: Spanish America’s Biggest Slave Port Far too many people are unaware that the Spanish Americas received countless millions of chained African men, women and children during the Maafa. Too often when we think...

Ava DuVernay Speaks Passionately on Ageism in the Film Industry in Support of ‘Sankofa’...

By Sonia Montalvo On Monday, Selma director Ava DuVernay sprang into a noteworthy Twitter rant. DuVernay entered Twitter with the intent to show her support for independent filmmaker, Haile Gerima. The critically-acclaimed filmmaker is currently...

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