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Daughter of a Violent Schizophrenic Bipolar Woman Awarded Silver Medal of Excellence for #1 Top-Rated E-book on Amazon

Yassin Hall, author of Journey Untold

Miami, FL — Journey Untold: My Mother’s Struggle with Mental Illness written by Yassin Hall and co-authored by Lo’an Sewer recently won the 2017 Readers’ Favorite Silver Medal of Excellence […]

Girlfriend of Philando Castile Awarded $800K Settlement -- But the Police Officer Who Killed Him Has Been Acquitted!

Diamond Reynolds

Nationwide — Diamond Reynolds, the woman who live-streamed on Facebook the bloody aftermath of last year’s police shooting of her boyfriend, Philando Castile, will receive an $800,000 settlement from the […]

Activist/ Entrepreneur Launches New "Stop! Mad Cop Disease!!" T-Shirts

Stop Mad Cop Disease T-Shirt

— Shirt creator Errol Sanders’ t-shirts aim to stop the seemingly, unending and unjust shootings and killings of unarmed black and brown men by “trigger happy white cops” — Tampa, […]

How One Powerful Businesswoman is Fighting to End The Silent Terrorist: Cyber Rape

Darieth Chisolm

Imagine waking up one day to find nude pictures and videos of you online. Images that you weren’t aware existed, did not approve of and have no control of removing. […]

3 Ohio Pastors Get Charged With Child Sex Trafficking

Three pastors from Ohio charged

Nationwide — Three pastors from Toledo, Ohio have officially been indicted on federal sex trafficking charges. Prosecutors say that they all worked together to entice underage girls with money in […]

25 Black-Owned Businesses to Support on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Founders of Black-owned businesses

Every year, Americans spend billions of dollars on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but very little of this sales revenue goes to Black and minority-owned businesses. In fact, according to […]

N'COBRA to Hold Press Conference to Deliver Open Letter to Univ. of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, Barack and Michelle Obama Demanding Reparatory Justice

Reparations enforcers

Nationwide — On November 28, 2017, N’COBRA, the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America will hold a press conference at Chicago’s City Hall, LaSalle and Randolph, at 11am, […]

"A Purse With a Purpose" Initiative Pays Tribute to Women Veterans

Purse With a Purpose

Nationwide — What do you get when you put the leading retail store TJ Maxx, an award-winning nonprofit organization Jackets for Jobs (JFJ), and Michigan women veterans together? You get […]

Controversial New Book Tackles Race, Protests and Patriotism -- Then and Now!

My God, My Country, My Son by Peter Ford

New York, NY — Assailing the patriotism of Black NFL players, slandering an African-American Congresswoman by falsely accusing her of disparaging slain FBI agents, defending confederate statues, normalizing neo-Nazis and […]

New Fingerprint Test Can Tell If a Person is Using Cocaine (and Other Drugs Too!)

Fingerprint test that detects cocaine

Researchers at a company called Intelligent Fingerprinting have developed a new fingerprint technology that can confirm within seconds if someone has used cocaine. The system works by analyzing fingerprint sweat, […]

Trump Says His Proposed Child Tax Credit Will "Help" Families -- But It Really Excludes Millions of Children

President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump’s proposal of expanding the Child Tax Credit (CTC) from $1,000 to $1,600 will exclude all families with two children who are making less than $16,333 a year. […]

It Has Finally Happened -- Some States Have No More Places For Low Income People to Live!

Homeless people

They call it the housing crisis, and with good reason. Providing affordable housing to low income families has become so severe that in some states, there is no longer a […]

All Charges Dismissed Against 15 Black Men Who Were Framed By Chicago Police

15 Black men exonerated in Chicago after being framed by police

Chicago, IL — The Cook County State’s Attorney in Illinois has dropped all charges against 15 men who combined had 18 convictions. All of them were convicted in 2003 to […]

CNN Says Childbirth is Killing Black Women in the U.S.

Black woman pregnant checkup

Nationwide — According to CNN and a documentary series called Giving Birth in America, every year about 700 to 1,200 women die from pregnancy or childbirth complications in the United […]

Jesse Jackson Not Giving Up Despite Having Parkinson's Disease -- Says, "I Will Need Your Prayers" and "Keep Hope Alive"

Jesse Jackson with MLK

Nationwide — Jesse Jackson, long-time civil rights activist and the founder of the Rainbow Push Coalition, has publicly announced that he is battling Parkinson’s Disease. He is currently 76 years […]

President Trump on Black UCLA Players: "I Should Have Left Them in Prison in China"

President Donald Trump with UCLA basketball players

Nationwide — President Donald Trump, who arrogantly boasted about helping free the three UCLA players who were detained in China for shoplifting, is now saying that he should have left […]

President Trump Rescues Three UCLA Players in China -- Then Arrogantly Tweets About It!

UCLA basketball players who shoplifted in China

Nationwide — President Donald Trump was in Asia last week, and during his stop in China, he asked the country’s General Secretary to release three UCLA basketball players who had […]

High Blood Pressure Redefined For First Time in 14 Years: 130 is the New High

American Heart Association

Most African-American men and women will have high blood pressure under new American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Guidelines Highlights: * High blood pressure is now defined as readings of […]

J.Crew Apologizes For Ad Featuring "All-Natural" Black Model With Uncombed Hair

Model Marihenny featured in a J Crew ad with uncombed hair

Nationwide — A recent ad from J. Crew that featured Black Dominican model, Marihenny Rivera, with unkempt hair was heavily criticized on Black Twitter. The comments were basically saying that […]

Alpha Phi Alpha Gamma Lambda Chapter Partners with Jackets for Jobs for Veteran’s Day to Support Men in Need

Jackets for Jobs and Alpha Phi Alpha

— Detroit area men seeking employment to benefit from the suits donated by the Detroit chapter fraternity. — Detroit, MI — Jackets for Jobs proudly partnered with Alpha Phi Alpha […]

Trailblazing Real Estate Expert Melanie Gamble’s New Book Reveals the Great Recession’s Impact on Communities of Color

Melanie Gamble, author of Unintended Consequences

Nationwide — Home is where the heart is, but you have to use your head. That’s the simple, but sound advice from trailblazing real estate expert and broker Melanie Gamble, […]

Here's What Really Cuts Black Lives Short!

Black man getting blood pressure checked

The American Heart Association just released new information that explains why black people do not live as long as white people. Their life expectancy is 3 years shorter than for […]

Mom Charged With Hitting Her Daughter's Teacher With a Brick After School

Daishonta Williams, Pittsburgh mom who attacked daughter's teacher with a brick

Nationwide — 29-year old Daishonta Williams from Pittsburgh is being charged after she allegedly followed her daughter’s 4th grade teacher, hit her with a brick, dragged her out of her […]

Overt Racism and Shaming Linked to Fear of “Not Being Enough,” Says Empowerment Strategist

Woman with black face at Staples

— Harold Leffall, the famous founder of the “You Are Enough” Empowerment Movement, believes that his racist attackers are themselves suffering from inferiority complex which gives birth to such discriminatory […]

Daughter of a Violent Schizophrenic Bipolar Woman Awarded Silver Medal of Excellence for #1 Top-Rated E-book on Amazon

Yassin Hall, author of Journey Untold

Miami, FL — Journey Untold: My Mother’s Struggle with Mental Illness written by Yassin Hall and co-authored by Lo’an Sewer recently won the 2017 Readers’ Favorite Silver Medal of Excellence […]

Girlfriend of Philando Castile Awarded $800K Settlement -- But the Police Officer Who Killed Him Has Been Acquitted!

Diamond Reynolds

Nationwide — Diamond Reynolds, the woman who live-streamed on Facebook the bloody aftermath of last year’s police shooting of her boyfriend, Philando Castile, will receive an $800,000 settlement from the […]

Activist/ Entrepreneur Launches New "Stop! Mad Cop Disease!!" T-Shirts

Stop Mad Cop Disease T-Shirt

— Shirt creator Errol Sanders’ t-shirts aim to stop the seemingly, unending and unjust shootings and killings of unarmed black and brown men by “trigger happy white cops” — Tampa, […]

How One Powerful Businesswoman is Fighting to End The Silent Terrorist: Cyber Rape

Darieth Chisolm

Imagine waking up one day to find nude pictures and videos of you online. Images that you weren’t aware existed, did not approve of and have no control of removing. […]

3 Ohio Pastors Get Charged With Child Sex Trafficking

Three pastors from Ohio charged

Nationwide — Three pastors from Toledo, Ohio have officially been indicted on federal sex trafficking charges. Prosecutors say that they all worked together to entice underage girls with money in […]

25 Black-Owned Businesses to Support on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Founders of Black-owned businesses

Every year, Americans spend billions of dollars on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but very little of this sales revenue goes to Black and minority-owned businesses. In fact, according to […]

N'COBRA to Hold Press Conference to Deliver Open Letter to Univ. of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, Barack and Michelle Obama Demanding Reparatory Justice

Reparations enforcers

Nationwide — On November 28, 2017, N’COBRA, the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America will hold a press conference at Chicago’s City Hall, LaSalle and Randolph, at 11am, […]

"A Purse With a Purpose" Initiative Pays Tribute to Women Veterans

Purse With a Purpose

Nationwide — What do you get when you put the leading retail store TJ Maxx, an award-winning nonprofit organization Jackets for Jobs (JFJ), and Michigan women veterans together? You get […]

Controversial New Book Tackles Race, Protests and Patriotism -- Then and Now!

My God, My Country, My Son by Peter Ford

New York, NY — Assailing the patriotism of Black NFL players, slandering an African-American Congresswoman by falsely accusing her of disparaging slain FBI agents, defending confederate statues, normalizing neo-Nazis and […]

New Fingerprint Test Can Tell If a Person is Using Cocaine (and Other Drugs Too!)

Fingerprint test that detects cocaine

Researchers at a company called Intelligent Fingerprinting have developed a new fingerprint technology that can confirm within seconds if someone has used cocaine. The system works by analyzing fingerprint sweat, […]

Trump Says His Proposed Child Tax Credit Will "Help" Families -- But It Really Excludes Millions of Children

President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump’s proposal of expanding the Child Tax Credit (CTC) from $1,000 to $1,600 will exclude all families with two children who are making less than $16,333 a year. […]

It Has Finally Happened -- Some States Have No More Places For Low Income People to Live!

Homeless people

They call it the housing crisis, and with good reason. Providing affordable housing to low income families has become so severe that in some states, there is no longer a […]

All Charges Dismissed Against 15 Black Men Who Were Framed By Chicago Police

15 Black men exonerated in Chicago after being framed by police

Chicago, IL — The Cook County State’s Attorney in Illinois has dropped all charges against 15 men who combined had 18 convictions. All of them were convicted in 2003 to […]

CNN Says Childbirth is Killing Black Women in the U.S.

Black woman pregnant checkup

Nationwide — According to CNN and a documentary series called Giving Birth in America, every year about 700 to 1,200 women die from pregnancy or childbirth complications in the United […]

Jesse Jackson Not Giving Up Despite Having Parkinson's Disease -- Says, "I Will Need Your Prayers" and "Keep Hope Alive"

Jesse Jackson with MLK

Nationwide — Jesse Jackson, long-time civil rights activist and the founder of the Rainbow Push Coalition, has publicly announced that he is battling Parkinson’s Disease. He is currently 76 years […]

President Trump on Black UCLA Players: "I Should Have Left Them in Prison in China"

President Donald Trump with UCLA basketball players

Nationwide — President Donald Trump, who arrogantly boasted about helping free the three UCLA players who were detained in China for shoplifting, is now saying that he should have left […]

President Trump Rescues Three UCLA Players in China -- Then Arrogantly Tweets About It!

UCLA basketball players who shoplifted in China

Nationwide — President Donald Trump was in Asia last week, and during his stop in China, he asked the country’s General Secretary to release three UCLA basketball players who had […]

High Blood Pressure Redefined For First Time in 14 Years: 130 is the New High

American Heart Association

Most African-American men and women will have high blood pressure under new American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Guidelines Highlights: * High blood pressure is now defined as readings of […]

J.Crew Apologizes For Ad Featuring "All-Natural" Black Model With Uncombed Hair

Model Marihenny featured in a J Crew ad with uncombed hair

Nationwide — A recent ad from J. Crew that featured Black Dominican model, Marihenny Rivera, with unkempt hair was heavily criticized on Black Twitter. The comments were basically saying that […]

Alpha Phi Alpha Gamma Lambda Chapter Partners with Jackets for Jobs for Veteran’s Day to Support Men in Need

Jackets for Jobs and Alpha Phi Alpha

— Detroit area men seeking employment to benefit from the suits donated by the Detroit chapter fraternity. — Detroit, MI — Jackets for Jobs proudly partnered with Alpha Phi Alpha […]

Trailblazing Real Estate Expert Melanie Gamble’s New Book Reveals the Great Recession’s Impact on Communities of Color

Melanie Gamble, author of Unintended Consequences

Nationwide — Home is where the heart is, but you have to use your head. That’s the simple, but sound advice from trailblazing real estate expert and broker Melanie Gamble, […]

Here's What Really Cuts Black Lives Short!

Black man getting blood pressure checked

The American Heart Association just released new information that explains why black people do not live as long as white people. Their life expectancy is 3 years shorter than for […]

Mom Charged With Hitting Her Daughter's Teacher With a Brick After School

Daishonta Williams, Pittsburgh mom who attacked daughter's teacher with a brick

Nationwide — 29-year old Daishonta Williams from Pittsburgh is being charged after she allegedly followed her daughter’s 4th grade teacher, hit her with a brick, dragged her out of her […]

Overt Racism and Shaming Linked to Fear of “Not Being Enough,” Says Empowerment Strategist

Woman with black face at Staples

— Harold Leffall, the famous founder of the “You Are Enough” Empowerment Movement, believes that his racist attackers are themselves suffering from inferiority complex which gives birth to such discriminatory […]