Skip to content

A Texas family headed by a single dad is grief-stricken after an act of violence claimed the life of an 11-year-old sleeping peacefully in his home. It was a drive-by shooting that was not random, but the family was innocent of any wrongdoing. According to police, the gunmen were after the previous occupants in the…

Read More

The state of Georgia ranks as No. 10 in the nation for its large and expanding population of Hispanic immigrants. So the expansion of a Mexican-based megachurch in Flowery Branch, Georgia, was nothing out of the ordinary. But the proposed expansion is being opposed by residents in the surrounding community, and now the opposition is even…

Read More

Perhaps one of the most infamous Black drug lords in U.S. history has died, according to his family. Frank Lucas, 88, was known as the “Godfather of Harlem” and the subject of the 2007 hit movie American Gangster, starring Denzel Washington, died on Thursday, May 30, 2019, according to his nephew, Aldwan Lassiter. Lucas came…

Read More

Black billionaire and philanthropist Robert Smith made national news with his pledge to pay the student loan debt of the graduating class of 2019 at Morehouse College. His actions were praised by the vast majority and reviled by those opposed to his wealth and his gift to the students at the HBCU. Now Smith is…

Read More

Once again cell phone video has resulted in a police officer being charged for abuse of a suspect. Dekalb County, Georgia police officer Phillip Larscheid now faces felony charges after prosecutors reexamined the video of a troubling arrest that occurred almost two years ago. In the video, Katie McCrary, who was described as a homeless,…

Read More

If it seems that more rappers have been arrested in 2019 than ever before, there may be a reason for this besides their notoriety. According to the New York Post, the NYPD has a special unit dedicated to the surveillance of some of the top Black rappers and urban parties. The unit, called the Enterprise…

Read More

A simple visit to a lake in Starkville, Mississippi, resulted in terror for a Black couple during the Memorial Day weekend. Jessica Richardson posted to Facebook her encounter with a gun-toting White woman, upset that the couple was on the lake.  Fortunately, violence did not ensue, but Richardson was upset that the unidentified woman thought…

Read More

Last week, video of  Pamela Turner, 44, being shot dead by a Baytown, Texas, police officer on May 13, 2019, shocked viewers. Turner is described as having a history of mental illness and shouted “I’m pregnant” as she struggled with Baytown Police Officer Juan Delacruz. Turner has now been laid to rest, and Delacruz is…

Read More