Actor Jussie Smollett was charged on Wednesday with filing a false police report when he said he was attacked by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs, Chicago police said on Wednesday, with the actor now facing arrest. Smollett, a 36-year-old black, openly gay actor on the hip-hop TV drama “Empire,” ignited a firestorm […]

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Prince‘s death saga is starting to feel all too familiar. The singer’s criminal death investigation is in full swing, and authorities are scrutinizing his doctors—just as it happened in Michael Jackson‘s death investigation. According to reports, authorities are taking a hard look at Prince’s primary physician Dr. Michael Schulenberg and renowned addiction specialist Dr. Howard Kornfeld, to […]

With the many incidents of police using excessive force against African Americans, especially African American men, cities across the US are stepping up their recruitment of minority officers. In New York city, where there have been several such incidents, the police commissioner has been quoted as saying that it’s difficult recruiting African American officers because […]

  Hi, this is Jerry Wells from PRAISE 103.9 A few years back, I got the opportunity to travel to West Africa courtesy of a former employer. It was an incredible trip and I learned a lot. One thing that stood out to me was how older people – elders, as they were referred to, […]