Nathan Byrd, 9, challenged a teacher who said Martin Luther King killed himself. His father, Bill Byrd, joined Solomon for an exclusive interview to recount the story and talk about what’s next.
Marcus Boyd is a former supervisor at a General Motors plant in Toledo, Ohio. He and other black employees at the plant say they endured racist insults, “whites only” signs on the bathrooms, and eventually nooses showed up in the workplace. Now Boyd tells his story to Solomon Jones on Praise 107.9, just as a […]
Here’s what I think about our “president” and his reaction to the Charlottesville Incident! Listen! Jerry Wells
A Black family just settling into their dream house was traumatized by a burglary and racist graffiti on Sunday evening. Latanza Douglas returned to their Minnesota home to find swastikas and racist messages spray-painted on the side of their house, as well as on their bedroom walls. Now, Douglas feels forced to move. “This was […]
Two Staten Island parents were hit with racism this past week when a chiropractor sent them racist threats. The spine specialist was arrested after sending threatening notes to a Black NYPD officer and a White crossing guard with a Black child. On Monday, the police officer, Ebony Glover, was sent a letter reading, “My next opportunity […]
Plus, Trump signs bill revoking Obama-era gun checks for people with mental illnesses and NFL player and his teammates called "too urban" for London nightclub.
Emmett Till's White female accuser, Carolyn Bryant Donham, admits to lying about the claim that led to his lynching, according to a newly released book.
Plus, restaurant owner in hot water for selling a chicken and watermelon special on MLK Day and Morehouse College ousts president John Silvanus Wilson.
West Virginia nonprofit director Pamela Ramsey Taylor lost her job after she referred to first lady Michelle Obama as an "ape in heels" in a November Facebook post. The termination coincided with a state agency vowing to keep a closer watch on the nonprofit Clay County Development Corp. following weeks of controversy.
Pamela Ramsey, a West Virginia non-profit director, will be allowed to return to work after calling Michelle Obama an "ape in heels."