On Saturday a black child's birthday party in Douglasville, Ga., took a racist turn after, witnesses say, several men driving Confederate-flag-bearing pickup trucks interrupted the gathering and began yelling racial slurs and threats at the partygoers.
After the death of Whitney Houston in 2012, Bobbi Kristina Brown became the sole heir to Houston’s estate. But she didn’t receive a lump sum of money.
During the Baltimore uprising that occurred after the death of Freddie Gray, various performers wanted to lend their voices in an effort to show solidarity with the residents of Baltimore and the protesters. Prince held a Freddie Gray benefit concert that raised money for various nonprofit organizations in Baltimore. Show More Summary
If you turn on any urban radio station at any given time of the day, you’ll probably hear Tyrese’s song “Shame,” from his new album Black Rose, which is currently the No. 1 R&B song on the charts. This time last year, or the year before,...Show More Summary
The principal of Teachers College Community School in West Harlem reportedly threw herself in front of an oncoming train after a whistleblower notified the New York City Department of Education that she had altered third-graders' test scores.
Few aspects of policing attract more scrutiny than an officer's use of force. And as people around the nation continue to voice concerns about the sometimes contentious relationship between citizens and law enforcement, it's become clear...Show More Summary
During President Obama's historic trip to Africa, he had the opportunity to view one of our "ancestors" whose discovery was of huge significance to humankind. While at Ethiopia's National Palace on Monday, POTUS met "Lucy," the 3.2-million-year-old partial skeleton of a hominid -- an early ancestor to humans, Reuters reported. Show More Summary
Thirteen-year-old Olivia Ross says she isn't used to being surrounded by other girls of color who have a passion for coding and computer science. The New York-based student says that while she "likes coding a lot," her coder friendsShow More Summary
Jaden Smith dropped a new video for his track "Scarface" on Tuesday. Without any previous promotion, the rapper-actor posted his video on the website, 490tx, and then tweeted about it. Directed by former "Hannah Montana" star and Smith's...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- The White House finally responded to a petition created in November calling on President Barack Obama to pursue federal charges against former Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson for the August 2014 death of 18-year-old...Show More Summary
HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) â?? Texas authorities on Tuesday released several hours of video footage of Sandra Bland during her three days in jail to address rumors that she was dead before arriving there. Waller County Judge Trey Duhon said...Show More Summary
Cities are building lower-cost homes for educators and hospital workers, to address the crisis of middle-income workers, like teachers, not being able to live in the neighborhoods where they work. Aaron Schrank reports for +Marketplace APM.
'They are a rainbow tribe: black, Asian, white, biracial. And every eye is trained on the large man in the middle of the pool. Conrad Cooper has been teaching little kids (and some adults) to swim for 20 years now. His business, Swim to Me, operates out of his pool in the View Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. Show More Summary
A study released last month by the American Educational Research Association found that minority students are underrepresented in special education services. This same study raised suspicion around the racial imbalance among specialShow More Summary
WASHINGTON -- There has been an outbreak of rallies in support of the Confederate flag since the June 17 mass shooting of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina. The Southern Poverty Law Center works to fight bigotry and monitors hate groups around the country. Show More Summary
Rapper Styles P shared an emotional Instagram post on Sunday that his 20-year-old daughter, Tai Styles, committed suicide last month. "My baby girl took her life and there are no words to describe the day to day pain we have to endure...Show More Summary
81 Year Old Mildred "Boss Lady" Martin Murdered As A Bullet Flies Through Her Window As She Was Playing Cards
In her reference to "When Affirmative Action Was White", pointing to the GI BILL and "Levitown" - Nell Irvin Painter did something that Ta-Nehisi Coates DID NOT: APPLY PROPORTIONALITY TO THE MONEY (However Inadvertently She Did So).You...Show More Summary
AS HARD LEFTIST THEORY EXITS THE ACADEMY AND INTERESTS THE POPULAR VERNACULAR AS A MODEL TO EXPLAIN PRESENT DAY EVENTS............ YET THANKS TO PROGRESSIVE FUNDAMENTALIST SELF-AMPLIFICATION - NO ONE EVER THINKS TO USE REAL WORLD FACTS...Show More Summary
ANYONE WHO BELIEVES THAT THIS B.S. IS GOING TO CHANGE WITHOUT A REVOLUTIONARY "REPURPOSING & REGULATION" OF THE "BLACK RACIAL SERVICES MACHINE" IS DISILLUSION DOING SOMETHING OF MATERIAL SIGNIFICANCE Because THE TRUTH Has Become TooShow More Summary