Remember Faith Ekakitie? The University of Iowa defensive end was playing Pokémon Go in an Iowa City, Iowa, park last week when officers came up on him and drew their guns because he supposedly fit the description of a bank robber. Ekakitie described his experience with the officers in great detail in a post that […]
One Day Chickens May Come Home to Roost: Freddie Gray and Black Anger by Lawrence Ware | @Law_Ware | NewBlackMan (in Exile) In April of 2015, Freddie Gray went to be with the ancestors after he mysteriously suffered a neck injury while in police custody. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama has reportedly checked off one more item on his leaving-the-White House to-do list, having made the decision as to where the future Obama presidential library will be located, the Washington Post reports. A source familiar with the decision, but who asked the Post for anonymity as it has not yet been formally announced […]
On Monday, July 18th, 16-year-old Isaiah Cooper made history by becoming the youngest black pilot to fly around the country. His journey was 8,000 miles, starting in California, then on to Maine, Washington, Florida, and back to Compton, according to The Huffington Post. And this is just the beginning for Cooper. On his GoFundMe page, he wrote, […]
Barack Obama’s foreign policy should not be reduced to a simple bumper sticker phrase. Not even one as the pithy as the “Don’t do stupid sh-t” mantra that is now being bandied about. Proof of this can be found in Susan Rice’s hands-down rejection of that term as the fulcrum of the Obama administration’s foreign […]
Sometimes married folks think they know everything about love and marriage. Just because we’ve said “I do” doesn’t make us the expert on relationships. We can all learn from each other. And singles have quite a few things to teach us about love—especially when we’re open to receiving it. I actually love the knowledge I Keep Reading ?
It seems like we can’t escape one day without another act of racism grabbing the headlines. If you have young children, it may be difficult to explain the systemic suffering our people have endured and how proud we should be to have arrived at this point in history. I mean, we do have a black Keep Reading ?
Do you ever get this feeling in your gut that things just aren’t right? We all get that feeling. Sometimes it’s a result of evidence we’ve compiled, and sometimes we can’t determine the root. Either way, the feeling is there, and it’s strong. Life has taught me that ignoring that feeling in my gut will Keep Reading ?
EBONY NEMAN WAS REJECTED FROM 'THE MOVEMENT', WITH NO BLACK FEMALE POLITICAL ACTIVIST SHOWING ANY EVIDENCE OF CONCERN ABOUT THE DISRESPECT SHOWN TO HER AND TENS OF THOUSANDS OF EQUALLY QUALIFIED BLACK MOTHERS, WHOSE LOVED ONES WERE KILLED BY MORE TRADITIONAL MEANS..............WITHIN THE BLACK COMMUNITY. Show More Summary
THIS IS NOT AN 'ANTI-DEMOCRATIC PARTY POST'.I told you before: "I HAVE GREAT RESPECT FOR 'COLONIZERS'. Their DIFFERENTIATED TECHNIQUES, Based Upon The Character And Sensibilities Of Their 'Colonial Subjects' are what I am in awe of.THIS...Show More Summary
I BELIEVE THAT IN THE FUTURE A REFORMED, ENLIGHTENED "BLACK STUDIES PROGRAM" WILL ADOPT THIS MODEL CREATED BY "CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK UNIVERSITY" - AS A MORE ACCURATE REPRESENTATION OF W.E.B. DuBois' "Duality Of The Negro" - BREAKINGShow More Summary
PHILADELPHIA ? A video recapping the highs and lows of President Barack Obama’s presidency played ahead of his speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention Wednesday night. The video touched on everything from the financial crisis and the Osama bin Laden raid, to gun violence and the legalization of gay marriage. Watch the video above. Show More Summary
Source AS A NATIVE PHILADELPHIA - MOST OTHER PEOPLE DON'T REALIZE THAT "THE PHILADELPHIA NEGRO" REPRESENTS A GREATER THAN 50 YEAR STRUGGLE TO 'VOTE HIMSELF INTO SALVATION' TO STOP THE VIOLENCE IN HIS OWN BLACK COMMUNITY. I have a general...Show More Summary
PHILADELPHIA ? Felicia Sanders and Polly Sheppard, two of the three people who survived a shooting at the Mother Emanuel Church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, last year, made an impassioned call for love and racial unity onShow More Summary
AJC Monica Richards - I Agree With You - This Mother Went Way Too FarThe mother was worried about her daughter embarrassing her on 'Social Media' so she films as she is abusing her daughter on 'Social Media'? Makes no sense.Imagine the psychological impact this girl has suffered with this relationship with her mother?
There Was No Way For Rev Dr Martin Luther King To Know That One Day John Lewis Would Rise To Represent A US House District In Georgia That Produces About 3 Dead Black People Every Week While They Were Never Labeled As "Civil Rights Activists",...Show More Summary
There’s no denying Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have created two beautiful children. North West is our literal style icon, and Saint is basically a baby angel. On Wednesday, Kim shared a little glimpse at her baby boy on Snapchat, and...Show More Summary
IT IS CLEAR THAT THEIR "HISTORICAL NARRATIVE" HAS AS MANY LIES AS THE "WHITE EUROPEANS" PLACE IN THEIR "EDIT OF HISTORY" THE TRUTH THAT IS MISSING FROM THEIR HISTORY BLACK PEOPLE KILLED WITH EASE WOMEN GET THEIR HANDS CUT OFF AND THEIR...Show More Summary
While the black community has been mourning for some time now, basically since the 1600's. I've been beginning to notice a lot of white people rushing to their keyboards to post their thoughts on social media. Either to police our anger...Show More Summary
Putting your foot down and issuing any sort of ultimatum in your marriage is a very risky call: Sure, you may get what you want, but if your spouse is resistant to your demands, there could be dire consequences. Below, bloggers and readers share the ultimatums they gave their spouses and the impact it had on their marriages. 1. Show More Summary