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Thomas L. Scott

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Atlanta native and graduate of Morehouse College. Earned a Master's degree in Magazine, Newspaper and Online Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
NYPD officer punches Black teen

NYPD Officer Suspended After Punching Handcuffed Black Teen

The New York police officer who was caught on camera punching a Black teenager who was already in police custody has been suspended while the New York Police Department Internal Affairs Bureau investigates the...
Muhammad Ali

‘The Greatest,’ Muhammad Ali, Hospitalized With Pneumonia Over The Weekend

Legendary world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali was admitted into a hospital on Sunday with a “mild” case of pneumonia, according to his spokesman Bob Gunnell. The 72-year-old, who has been battling Parkinson’s disease since 1984,...
Joshua Colas

At Age 16, Joshua Colas Is On His Way to Chess Grandmaster

While some Black children dream of one day reaching the NFL or the NBA, 16-year-old Joshua Colas desires to be a chess grandmaster. The young chess star has been playing since he was seven years...
Whoopi Goldberg on Racism

Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O’Donnell Argue About Racism on ‘The View’

Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O’Donnell went at it again on “The View” over a discussion about racism in America. Goldberg wouldn't accept the blanketed statement that all of America is racist. The two argued with...
Ferguson School District

ACLU Lawsuit: Ferguson School District Systematically Diluting Black Vote

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Thursday claiming that the electoral system in Missouri’s Ferguson-Florissant School District excludes Blacks from the political process. Even though the overwhelming majority of the school district’s...
Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby Responds To Critics, Not His Newest Accuser

Bill Cosby continues to be silent on the ever increasing list of accusers coming forward claiming that the famous comedian sexually molested or abused them. What Cosby did choose to address, through his lawyer, was...

8 Young African Millionaires of 2014

Ken Njoroge -- Kenya As a partner with Goke Akinboro, a Nigerian man, Njoroge, 38, co-founded a mobile technology company called Cellulant. The company has clients across eight African countries including: MTN, Standard Chartered Bank and Barclays.   Bethlehem...
NYPD police brutality

In Another Case of Repulsive Excessive Force, NYPD Officer Punches Handcuffed Black Child

A video recording of New York City police officers handcuffing two young Black males shows a plainclothes cop throwing at least two body punches into one of the suspects who was already pinned against...

After Justice Dept. Intervention, East Haven, Conn., Police Dept. Makes Changes That Could Serve...

Police in East Haven, Conn., have instituted new measures to improve their poor relationship with the Latino community after a damaging report from the Department of Justice. The success of the new measures could...
Cheyney University

Threatened by Financial Crisis, Cheyney University, Nation’s Oldest HBCU, Has ‘Bleak’ Future

At the top of Cheyney University's website, a banner proudly proclaims, "A National Treasure for 175 years," but this national treasure—the nation's oldest HBCU—is in danger of being taken down by financial struggles. Founded in...

Black Pastor Tells Fox News Host That ‘Someone White Would Make That Argument’

In an interview on Thursday’s Fox & Friends show, a Black pastor told Fox News host Elisabeth Hasselbeck that her argument that President Barack Obama is making life worse for Black people was one...

70 Years After His Execution, 14-Year-Old George Stinney Jr. Has Been Cleared in Egregious...

George Stinney Jr., a Black 14-year-old child who was unjustly executed in South Carolina 70 years ago, was cleared by a S.C. circuit judge on Wednesday. It's a disquieting end for one of the most...

10 Racist Bands You Won’t Believe Are On iTunes

According to an investigation by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Apple's iTunes service, along with Amazon and Spotify, sell music produced by hate groups. Even though Apple is the only company to report taking...

Poll: For Black and White Americans, Race Relations in the U.S. Are Not Looking...

A majority of Americans say that race relations in the US are bad, according to a recent NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. The racial unrest and protests rippling across the nation after recent police killings and controversial grand...

Obama and Michelle Reveal Instances Where He Was Racially Profiled Before He Became President

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama in a recent interview with People magazine spoke about how the president felt the sting of racism on many occasions before he became president. “I think people forget that we’ve...

US Research Firm Reports Multinational Companies Robbed $860M From Kenya

Tax evasion and corruption resulted in Kenya being robbed for more than Sh78 billion ($863 million), according to Global Financial Integrity (GFI). The US- based research firm found that the losses were larger than the...

3 White Officers In S.C. Indicted For Shooting Unarmed Black Men

While outrage over the police's use of fatal force continues to gain momentum, grand juries in three separate cases in South Carolina have gone against the national trend, indicting three white police officers in...

Sen. Cory Booker Opposes ‘Wall Street Giveaway’ Written by ‘Armies of High Paid Lobbyists’

It appears that if Congress doesn’t agree to a government funding bill by the 11:59 p.m. Thursday deadline, there will be another government shutdown. Over the weekend, Congress approved what some Democrats are calling the...

After Days of Outrage, Protesters in NYC Are Making The City Pay…Literally

The numerous protesters in New York City crying out against police brutality are actually making a noticeable difference in their city. The multiple demonstrations over the last few weeks has hit the city where...

Protesters In Oakland Blockade Police Headquarters As Part of Ongoing Cry for Justice

Demonstrators in Oakland, Calif., chained themselves together in front of the police headquarters on Monday in protest of the recent police killings of unarmed Black men. One protester climbed a pole to hang a...

Camille Cosby Issues Statement Standing By Her Husband After the Flood of Allegations

Camille Cosby, who has previously held her tongue about the more than 20 allegations that have arisen against comedian Bill Cosby, finally issued a statement of support for her husband. Camille, a highly educated philanthropist,...

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