When I heard about 16-year old Ralph Jones Jr. choosing Florida A&M University over Harvard, I didn’t even flinch. In fact, the words “woopty doo” came to mind. Those words were not chosen because I didn’t appreciate the enormity of Jones’ achievements, but rather, it was because most of us already know that many HBCUs […]

Kym Worthy is the Wayne County, Mi., prosecutor that castrated Kwame Kilpatrick and made him pay heavily for his text messaging scandal that the city is also still paying for. Worthy didn’t get enough attention from the Kilpatrick case though. She’s now going after Detroit’s parents and if she’s successful, you too. She’s now proposing […]

New York (CNN) — A man who spent nearly 22 years in prison for a crime he did not commit was awarded $18.5 million by a federal jury. Alan Newton, 49, was cleared by DNA evidence and released in 2006 from prison, where he was serving time for the rape and assault of a woman […]

WASHINGTON — The wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas called Anita Hill to ask her to apologize for accusing the justice of sexually harassing her, 19 years after Thomas’ confirmation hearing spawned a national debate about harassment in the workplace. Virginia Thomas said in a statement Tuesday that she was “extending an olive branch” […]

The South Florida serial iPhone theft suspect has been arrested, thanks to the tattoo on his forehead. The Broward Sheriff’s Office said 19-year-old Joseph Eric Williams was in custody Wednesday, after the “I’m Me” tat on Williams’ head led police right to him. Williams was picked up in Miami Gardens around 8 p.m., after stories […]

(CNN) — The Rev. E. Dewey Smith Jr. bangs on the pulpit with his fist. He shuts his eyes and moans. Then a high-pitched sound rises from his throat like the wail of a boiling tea-kettle. “I wish you’d take the brakes off and let me preach,” he tells his congregation during his Sunday morning […]

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has stepped in for a black woman in Gibsonton, Fl., and charged her landlord with discrimination amongst other things. Discrimination is a very nice word for what actually occurred between the woman, her children and the owners of her property. According to PR Newswire, the […]

I was sleeping in a home that a friend claimed was his, which was a lie – it was a squat. Just off the Tioga Frankford El train station. One day, many months after moving in, the owners of the house showed up to tell us – to tell me since I was the only […]

  CNN’s Soledad O’Brien looks at how some are fighting debt from the pulpit in “Almighty Debt: A Black in America Special,” premiering at 9 p.m. ET on October 21. (CNN) — The Rev. Mark Whitlock’s church practices what he calls the 11th commandment: “Thou shalt not be boring.” Christ Our Redeemer African Methodist Episcopal […]

African American boys who are suspended at double and triple the rates of their white male peers. English language learners who, for years, remain in separate classes, falling behind their peers and scoring poorly on standardized tests. Disabled students and those with illnesses who are shortchanged at school because of their impairments. The Department of […]

Have you noticed how costumes and masks are getting generally more bloody, gory, and depraved each year? Unfortunately, the gruesome and grotesque and the occult are increasingly glorified in American society, not only on Halloween, but throughout the year in horror movies and in television programs. Read more HERE.

(EURWEB)  While Eastern religions and practices are becoming more popular by the day, a Christian pastor begs his congregation and fellow Christians to steer clear of Yoga due to its non-Christian influences. Albert Mohler told AP Yoga’s belief is “that the body is a vehicle for reaching consciousness with the divine.” Mohler is the president […]