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#ThanksObama: Unemployment Rate Falls to a 9-Year Low

The US unemployment is the lowest it has been in almost a decade, according to the newest jobs report from the from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to the report, the unemployment rate declined to 4.6% in November and payroll employment increased by 178,000. Im sure it really pisses off racists & some Trump […]

Ronald Gasser, Man Who Killed Joe McKnight, Released From Custody

Ronald Gasser, the man who admitted to shooting and killing former NFL player Joe McKnight in New Orleans, was released from custody overnight without being charged, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office. McKnight was shot and killed Thursday by Gasser at the intersection of Behrman Highway and Holmes Boulevard in Terrytown. An eyewitness says […]

Mike Pence’s New D.C. Neighbors Raise LGBTQ Pride Flags in Protest

Vice-President Elect Mike Pence’s Washington, D.C. neighbors want him to realize they don’t tolerate hate directed towards the LGBTQ community. And they’ve raised gay pride flags all throughout the neighborhood to put him on notice. Pence’s anti-LGBTQ track record includes signing an Indiana law that would allow businesses to turn away gay and lesbian customers […]

What Does a Trump Presidency Mean for the AIDS Epidemic in Black America?

It’s no secret that the reality of President-elect Donald Trump scares the hell out of us. Granted, our situation was suspect under eight years of President Barack Obama, but it cannot be denied that there’s much more at stake for African Americans after Inauguration Day. This includes the threat of millions of Americans losing their […]

On World AIDS Day, Let’s Talk About How HIV-Criminalization Laws Won’t Lead to an AIDS-Free Generation

On Dec. 1 of each year, the global community celebrates World AIDS Day—a day that provides an opportunity for people to unite in the fight against HIV, show support for people living with HIV and to commemorate those who have died from the virus. This year marks the 28th anniversary of the first-ever global-health day, which […]

Charlotte Police Officer Will Not Face Charges in Fatal Shooting of Keith Lamont Scott

Police officer Brentley Vinson will not face any charges involving the September shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott, as reported by The Charlotte Observer. Scott, 43, was shot in a confrontation with officers outside his apartment on September 20th. District Attorney Andrew Murray said that the evidence shows that Scott had a gun in his hand when […]

Kanye West's 'Erratic' Medication Dosage Reportedly Led To Hospitalization

Kanye West’s recent hospitalization was reportedly triggered by the rapper inconsistently taking medication that was prescribed for “psychological issues,” TMZ reported. The media outlet writes that an “erratic pattern of taking his meds” contributed to West’s hospitalization on Nov. Show More Summary

Locker room talk continues to leave the locker room - AZ sports reporter goes on racist, sexist, bigoted rant.

When Arizona resident Krystal Poleon was parking her truck in a Phoenix Hooters parking lot, she dinged the car next to her. She immediately went over to check and see if any damage was done and was surprised to find the driver in the...Show More Summary

Harlem Becomes Site of Only Public Gender-Affirming Clinic in NYC

An East Harlem, N.Y., clinic dedicated to the needs of transgender individuals will expand its services to that community, the city announced this week. Harlem Patch reports that the uptown branch of Metropolitan Hospital’s LGBT Health Center will now offer gender-affirming “top surgeries” and access to hormone therapy for transgender patients. Show More Summary

Missing NJ College Student’s Death Ruled a Homicide

The death of a 20-year-old Montclair, N.J., college student whose parents reported her missing days before Thanksgiving has been ruled a homicide, according to NJ.com. Police found Sarah Butler’s remains in the Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange, N.J., on Thursday, more than a week after she disappeared and before a scheduled family trip to […]

Conversations in Black Freedom Studies: Black Women Radicals Gloria Richardson and Mae Mallory

'The Schomburg Center closed out its 2016 Conversations in Black Freedom Studies series with an important dialogue that paid tribute and explored black women radicals within the Black Power Movement, with a focus on Mae Mallory and Gloria Richardson. Show More Summary

#ProfessionalBlackGirl -- Episode 12: Treva B. Lindsey

'Dr. Treva B. Lindsey. Professor. Scholar. Diva Feminist. Wig Whisperer. And #ProfessionalBlackGirl.' -- +Yaba Blay

Resilient Resources: Pathways to Sustainable Justice with Dr. Sylvia Hood Washington

'Dr. Sylvia Hood Washington is an environmental epidemiologist, environmental engineer and environmental historian with 30 years of research experience working on the impact of industrial pollution on human health and ecosystems. She...Show More Summary

CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK UNIVERSITY: VDare/ Stuff Black People Don't Like Are As Fraudulent As Their Progressive Fundamentalist Enemies. YOU Execute A Greater "War On Christianity" Than Do The Secularists

I WILL NOT USE THE WORD "RACIST" IN THIS POST BECAUSE IT IS OVER USED, TIRED, AND NO LONGER COMMUNICATES A DEFINITIVE MESSAGE What VDare Figures It Wuz 'Right' About Need To Control Immigration Into The United States The INREACH To The...Show More Summary

Quadruple Murderer And Jamaican National Marlon Jones Captured Just Days After Being Added To The "FBI's Most Wanted List"

Source: LA TimesMARLON JONES MURDERED 4 PEOPLE IN A GANGLAND EXECUTION INSIDE OF A CARIBBEAN RESTAURANT IN OCTOBER 2016.His Murderous Rampage Was Judged To Be INSIGNIFICANT BY THE NEWS MEDIA AND ACTIVISTS To 'Bother" The Nation, Informing Us All About How HIS ACTIONS Denote 'The State Of {fill in the blank} Relations In America". Show More Summary

John Legend And Chrissy Teigen Are The Charades Dream Team

Not even a low-flying pants zipper could stop celebrity couple John Legend and Chrissy Teigen from crushing TV hosts Jimmy Fallon and Chelsea Handler at charades. Kind of. The two teams’ members did their utmost best to correctly guess...Show More Summary

FBI Captures 'Top 10 Most Wanted' Fugitive In Los Angeles

(Reuters) - Federal authorities in Los Angeles took a man believed to be Marlon Jones, one of the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted,” into custody on Friday, the day after he was placed on the list for a fatal shooting at a birthday party in October,...Show More Summary

#NoDAPL: Number of People at Resistance Camp Increasing Despite Evacuation Order

Groups of U.S. military veterans have already begun arriving at the Standing Rock oil pipeline protest to make good on their promise to act as “human shields” for the water protectors. Despite a mandatory evacuation order issued by North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple citing the harsh weather that has already arrived at the camp, the […]

D.A. Says LAPD Officers Who Fatally Shot Homeless Man Were ‘Justified’

Three officers with the Los Angeles Police Department will not be charged in the videotaped fatal shooting of a homeless man last year. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office found that Sgt. Chand Syed, Officer Francisco Martinez, and Officer Daniel Torres reasonably believed Charly Leundeu Keunang posed a lethal threat during the March 1, […]

#WalterScott: Jury Deadlock Means We Should Brace For Injustice

Jurors in the trial of a white former North Charleston police officer charged with the murder of an unarmed black motorist during a traffic stop have been unable to choose between two charges: murder and voluntary manslaughter. As previously reported on The Root, Michael Slager, 35, is on trial for the April 2015 shooting death […]

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