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Members of Online Community Use Forum to Report Minorities ‘Walking By Too Slowly,’ Changes...

A popular social networking site has recently come under fire after complaints of members using the online forum to racially profile their neighbors. Nextdoor.com is a private social network that connects residents in different neighborhoods,...

Meet Dr. Foyekemi Ikyaator, the 32-Year-old Doctor Who Opened Her Own Full-Service Emergency Room...

At just 32 years old, Dr. Foyekemi Ikyaator is revolutionizing emergency room service. Ikyaator and her husband opened the Life Savers Emergency Room in December 2015 to satisfy the medical need in Houston, KUT. org reports....

‘Very Nice’ White Barber Refuses to Cut Black Man’s Hair, Pulls Gun Because He...

A South Carolina man stopped by a barbershop for a quick shave on his way to work but was taken aback when he was denied service because of his race. That was Arthur Hill's first...

State Laws Created to Catch Drivers Impaired by Marijuana Are Based on ‘Junk Science,’...

The road to the legalization of marijuana just took another turn, as states will now have an even tougher time policing recreational and medicinal use of the drug. According to a new analysis completed...

Nigeria’s President Says His ‘Fantastically Corrupt’ Country Wants Its Stolen Assets Back from the...

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron is in hot water over comments he made concerning corruption in the African nation of Nigeria. In a videotaped conversation with Queen Elizabeth Tuesday, Cameron can be heard calling Nigeria...

Michigan Cop Sues Police Department, Says He Was Pressured to Find Black Athlete Guilty...

A Mundy Township police officer has filed a lawsuit against the township and police department, claiming that they pressured him to paint a former Michigan State basketball star as guilty of an alleged sexual...

Justice for Walter Scott: Officer Indicted in Shooting Death of Unarmed Black Man Faces...

Justice may be served in South Carolina as a federal grand jury decided to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed Black man. Former North Charleston police officer Micheal Slager,...

President Obama Scheduled to Visit Hiroshima, Has No Plans to Apologize for the World War...

In the final days of World War Two, the U.S. attacked the Japanese city of Hiroshima on Aug. 9, 1945 by dropping an atomic bomb that killed over 140,000 people. Now, 71 years later, President...

South Carolina Man Who Killed, ‘Slow Cooked’ the Bodies of 2 Men Is Now...

It was a typical Saturday night for taxi cab driver Guma Oz Dubar, 46, as he picked up passengers in need of a ride home after a long night of partying. With his friend James...

Charges Brought Against Three Girls Who Fatally Beat Delaware Teen in School Bathroom

On April 21, 16-year-old Amy Inita Joyner-Francis was brutally beaten by three girls in the bathroom of a Wilmington, Delaware high school. Suffering multiple blows to the face and chest, Amy was hurriedly transported...

Russian Company Creates ‘Little Obama’ Chocolate Covered Ice Cream Treats, Denies Any Racial or...

A company in Russia has a debuted a new ice cream treat that has many Americans shaking their heads in disbelief and disapproval. The 'Obamka' or 'Little Obama" ice cream bar hit shelves in the city...

Emanuel A.M.E. Church Faces Criticism for Improperly Divvying Up Donations to Family of Victims

On June 17, 2015, self-professed racist Dylann Roof entered the church of Mother Emanuel A.M.E in Charleston, South Carolina and opened fire on parishioners who were there for Bible study. He took the lives...

Michigan Official Denies Link Between Flint Water and Legionnaires’ But Advised City 13 Months...

The city of Flint's decision to switch its main water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River resulted in a contaminated water supply and the poisoning of an entire city. Elevated lead levels...

Black State Troopers Win Lawsuit Against Department for Racial Discrimination, Return to Work and...

Two Black police troopers from Michigan were awarded $5.2 million in a racial discrimination lawsuit against their department. Now they're suing once again, claiming they faced retaliation from co-workers for filing a lawsuit in...

‘Kare Bags’: Young California Girl Creates, Supplies Toiletry Kits for Homeless People in Her...

A 9-year-old girl from Southern California is paying it forward by creating bags full of toiletries for the homeless people in her community. Little Khloe Thompson began her philanthropic initiative after encountering a number of...

‘Circle of Mothers Project’ Honors Those Who Have Lost Their Black Sons to Police...

  The blood of innocent Black men and women unlawfully killed at the hands of police has stained the landscape of America for years. From the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Travyon Martin in...

Rapper Snoop Dogg Offers Head-Scratching Explanation For His Resistance to Creating a Will

Music legend Prince passed away suddenly on April 21, leaving behind an estate valued at nearly $300 million. A vault of unreleased songs, royalties, his likeness and other assets are now up for grabs,...

9 Internationally Acclaimed Black Dance Companies Besides Alvin Ailey

Deeply Rooted Dance Theater (Chicago) According to their official website, DRDT is Chicago's premier contemporary dance theater rooted in the African-American aesthetic. The company performs pieces from esteemed choreographers, tours nationally and internationally, and produces...

The Numbers Don’t Add up for Sanders, but Clinton Won’t Push Him Out Either...

The 2016 presidential race is heating up as Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders face off against lone GOP candidate and potential nominee Donald Trump. Trump's sweeping victory in Indiana's primary Tuesday prompted...

One Percent of Students Get a Perfect Score on the ACT; a 15-Year-Old Just...

At just 15 years old, a high-school student in Memphis passed the ultimate test, receiving a perfect score on the ACT college entrance exam. Christian Brothers High School sophomore Dwight Moore scored a maximum score...

Photo of Black Army Cadets with Their Fists in The Air Draws Criticism, Accused of...

The raised fist has long been a symbol of resistance, whether it be along the lines of race, gender, or socioeconomic status. A number of groups throughout history have used it to express their...

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