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In a Landscape Where Black Farmers are Scarce, This Family is Finding Huge Success...

Black-owned farms are few and far between, comprising just 1 percent of the industry. However, one family farm is working to become a leading produce supplier to some of America's major food corporations. In 2004,...

State Department Audit Reveals Hillary Clinton Broke Federal Rules with E-Mail Server — What...

Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton and her private e-mails are back in the news, after the State Department released the results of their audit concerning the former Secretary of State's private e-mails. According to CNN.com, an...

Feds Seek the Death Penalty for Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof

The man responsible for murdering nine parishioners at a historically Black church in Charleston, South Carolina last June could face execution. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Tuesday that the Justice Department is now seeking the...

38-Year-Old Man Found Hanged in Tree in Ohio, Authorities Call It a Suicide

Authorities in Beachwood, Ohio suspect no foul play in the death of a man found hanging in a tree. According to a news release from the Beachwood Police Department, the man's body was discovered May...

Black Dad Charged with Murder for Leaving Baby in Hot Car, Lawyer Claims ‘Blatant...

A Mississippi father has been charged with murder after his 8-month-old daughter died in a hot car Thursday. According to the Clarion-Ledger, Joshua Lewis Blunt left his infant daughter, Shania Rihanna Caradine, in his car for...

Family of Samuel DuBose ‘Starts the Healing Process,’  Judge Awards Each of His 13...

The family of a Black man fatally shot by a University of Cincinnati police officer can finally begin the healing process after a judge awarded them $4.8 million in a wrongful death settlement. According to...

Fraudulent Tutoring Programs Stole Nearly $1.275M from Detroit Public School Students

Amid a severe debt crisis and teacher "sickout," the Detroit Public School system is facing yet another case of alleged corruption. According to The Detroit News, criminal charges were filed Monday against a former DPS...

Clarence Thomas Cast Single Dissenting Vote Against Black Inmate Seeking New Trial in Racial...

Thirty years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the elimination of potential jurors solely on the basis of race unconstitutional. Yet, the justice system still grapples with the issue of racial discrimination in the...

Zimmerman Reneges on Lower Deal with First Bidder For Woman Offering $250K to Purchase...

The owner of a bar in Daytona Beach, Florida isn't too happy after he says George Zimmerman dumped his original bid for the pistol that killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin back in February 2012. Denny Honeycutt...

Teen Mom Graduates Debt Free from Ohio State University with Big Plans to Overhaul...

An Ohio mother who found herself pregnant at age 15 has defeated all odds and graduated from Ohio State University. She doesn't owe a penny either. According to NBC News, 23-year-old Janel Lanae of Columbus...

Hundreds Make Pilgrimage to Malcolm X Grave Site to Commemorate His Birthday

On what would have been Malcolm X's 91st birthday, droves of supporters boarded a bus Thursday headed for the Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, New York to honor the late civil rights icon. Each year, a...

White House On Lock Down After Reports of A Shooting Nearby, Obama Not At...

The White House has been placed on lock down after reports of a shooting near west side of the complex, NBC News reports. Per D.C. police, the shooting happened on 17th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW around...

How Did This Young Black Girl Return from a Camping Trip with Severe Rope...

A Waco mother is demanding answers after her 12-year-old daughter came home from an overnight school trip with severe rope burns around her neck. Sandy Rougely said her daughter returned from the April 28 camping...

Donald Trump Just Named This Predominately Black City as One of the ‘Most Dangerous...

Once again, presumptive GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump is showing his lack of international knowledge and experience. During an interview with The New York Times, Trump named Oakland, California, and Ferguson, Missouri, as the...

Yet Another SAE Fraternity Suspended for Using Racial Slurs

The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity is back in the news again after one of its members reported the organization for using racist and bigoted slurs. According to WKOW, the University of Wisconsin-Madison suspended the SAE...

Football Player Retires at Peak of Career to Head to Silicon Valley, Encourages Kids...

NFL superstar Patrick Willis shocked the football world when he announced his retirement in March 2015. The top-ranked linebacker was at the height of his career and dominated the league, so fans  couldn't understand...

12 African-Americans Who Adopted the ‘New Black’ Mentality

Pharrell Williams: Singer, Rapper & Record Prodcuer In a 2014 interview with Oprah Winfrey, the Neptunes producer defined the phrase "new Black," which he coined himself. "The 'new black' doesn’t blame other races for our...

Chicago Cop Who Shot and Killed Rekia Boyd Conveniently Resigns Before Being Fired, Gets...

The Chicago police officer who shot and killed 22-year-old Rekia Boyd coincidentally resigned from his job Tuesday, thus preserving his pension and other retirement benefits. Dante Servin quit the police force two days before an...

Heart Condition to Blame Not Bathroom Fight in Death of Delaware Teen, Parents Challenge...

One week following the announcement of criminal charges filed against three girls involved in the death of Amy Joyner-Francis, the teen's family is disputing the autopsy results that ultimately led to the lenient criminal...

‘They Didn’t Raise Their Son Right:’ George Zimmerman Taunts Trayvon Martin’s Parents, Racist Trolls...

George Zimmerman is at it again. It wasn't enough for him to fatally shoot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin and then attempt to auction off the gun with which he shot him. Now, Zimmerman is going...

Man Who Gave Up His Home to Help Others Graduates from Miles College: ‘Homeless Does...

https://youtu.be/1JoaYCMulq4 Titus Battles went from being a homeless man who lived in a one-room shed to a graduate of Miles College in Fairfield, Alabama. Battle earned a degree in childhood development from the institution. "I'm just...

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