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Iowa City Police Release Body-Cam Footage of Encounter With Football Player

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 Law Ware

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

Obama Presidential Library to be Located in Jackson Park on Chicago’s South Side: Report

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 […]

16 Year Old Becomes Youngest Black Pilot to Fly Across Country

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, […]

Underestimated on Foreign Policy, Obama Has Left Opponents ‘Sucking Wind’

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 […]

Great Marriage Lessons from an Unexpected Source—Your Single Friend

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 ?

The 6 Most Powerful Family Films That Discuss Racism Yet Show Your Kids How to Respond Positively

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 ?

5 Signs You Should NEVER Ignore When Something Doesn’t Feel Right in Your Marriage

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 ?

365 Days Of Social Justice For Travon Williams: We Are Falling Short Of Our Goal To Turn A "Moment Into A Movement" - Time To Call In Experienced Social Justice Activists

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

CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK UNIVERSITY: ONLY A Dishonest Republican Operative Will Look At The "Democratic Party Pay For Exposure" Scheme That The Hacked DNC Emails Exposed. Those People Who Have The Foresight Of The BLACK AMERICAN FUTURE Are The Ones Who Shou

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

The Philadelphia Inquirer Breaks Ranks With Filled Negro, Leaves The Convention To Go Where The Deep Poverty In Philly Remains, Despite Decades Of Political Hopes For A "New Future"

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

Touching Video Revisits The Highs And Lows Of Obama's Presidency

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

The High Beams On The 'Social Justice Taillights" Just Got Turned On. The Former Police Chief Of Philadelphia, Who Presided Over One Of The Most MURDEROUS TIME IN PHILADELPHIA HISTORY, Says That "LEADERSHIP From The WHITE HOUSE" In The Form Of Hillary Cl

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

Charleston Church Shooting Survivors Explain Why Clinton Offers Needed Change

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

I Discipline My Children But I Never "Break Them Down" To The Point Where They Suffer Debilitating Psychological Trauma. This Woman Crossed The Line And Needs A Counter Weight Present That Should Have Stopped Her, Rather Than Keep Filming

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?

Jack White Redux. "The Root.com" Brings Back Jack White To Note That "Donald Trump Jr" Spoke At The "Neshoba County Fair" But Failed The Mention The 3 Murdered Civil Rights Leaders, 52 Years After The Fact

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

Saint West Is An Adorable Little Baby Angel In Kim Kardashian's Snapchat Story

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

Larry Hover, CEO - Gangster Disciples: Taught The "Racist" Chicago Police How To Torture Black Males. The Check Chasing Industry Modeled Their Business Practices After His Model Of Taking A 70% Cut From His Employees. United Assorted Minority Gangs Unde

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

Why I Won't Thank White People When They Speak Up For Black Lives

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

What Happened When These Women Gave Their Husbands Divorce Ultimatums

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

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