Campaign renewed to put Harriet Tubman on US currency

After the campaign to adorn U.S. currency with the likeness of abolitionist Harriet Tubman languished on the shelf the past four years, the effort suddenly has been resurrected. President Joe Biden indicated through his White House press secretary, Jen Psaki, that he is resuscitating the drive to put the immortal Tubman on the $20 bill. […]

How lawmakers want to honor US Capitol Police officer for heroism

Lawmakers are pushing to honor U.S. Capitol Police hero Eugene Goodman with a medal after his valor and quick thinking may have saved legislators’ lives during the violent insurrection in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021.  Legislators are sponsoring a bipartisan bill to award Goodman with the Congressional Gold Medal, led by U.S. Reps. Charlie […]

US Capitol cop Eugene Goodman being hailed a ‘hero’ (video, photos)

Eugene Goodman is being lauded a “hero” after the U.S. Capitol Police officer steered a growing mob of violent insurrectionists away from the door that led to members of Congress while simultaneously putting himself in harm’s way. Media members, politicians and civic leaders are heaping effusive praise on Goodman for the selfless act that may […]

Tuskegee Airman George Biggs dies at 95

George Washington Biggs, a member of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen who fought valiantly during World War II in segregated units, has died. He was 95. Biggs was the only member of the Tuskegee Airmen who was from Arizona, a family member confirmed on Facebook and to the Arizona Republic newspaper on Sept 22, 2020. He […]

NFL legend says Colin Kaepernick will be labeled a ‘hero’

Photo: A.R. Shaw

Fans find it fascinating, if not a touch peculiar, to see the radical reversal of opinion of exiled quarterback Colin Kaepernick from certain pockets of mainstream America. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he would “welcome” Kaepernick back into the league if someone wants to sign him. Not long thereafter, the San Diego Chargers and the […]

Kanye West defends Michael Jackson against culture vultures

Pop icon Michael Jackson “tore down the walls and the doors” of culture, according to Kanye West. The 43-year-old rapper has defended the reputation of the late pop star in a new interview with Pharrell Williams for i-D magazine, seemingly speaking in reference to the Dan Reed-directed documentary Leaving Neverland. Kanye said: “We should have […]

Chance The Rapper reveals heroic act that he kept a secret

Hip-hop star Chance The Rapper revealed an act of heroism he previously had kept secret while reflecting on his most memorable moments of 2018. The 25-year-old took to social media and opened up about saving a man’s life by pulling him from a burning car. He revealed: “Ay so I never told this to the world but my friends can […]

Philadelphia high school hero’s life taken 1 day before starting Penn State

Any parent would want a son like Kristian Marche, 18. The talented graduate of Imhotep Institute Charter High School in Philadelphia was on the verge of doing great things. After graduating, the scholar-athlete was inundated with offers from Morgan State University in Baltimore and Howard University in Washington, D.C. In the end, he decided to attend […]

Check out the ‘BLACKkKLANSMAN’ trailer

Produced by the same team as the Academy Award-winning Get Out, the new highly anticipated film BLACKkKLANSMAN, is set to hit theaters Friday, August 10. Visionary filmmaker Spike Lee brings this incredible true story of an American hero to the big screen.  Check out the trailer below.

Twitter employee deletes Trump’s account on their last day of work

For a brief period of time on Thursday, millions of President Donald Trump’s Twitter followers were confused. When they went to @realdonaldtrump on Twitter, to their shock, Trump’s account was deleted. Social media went wild with the thought that the world would no longer read the ranting tweets of Trump. However, no one knew why this […]

The cast of ‘Luke Cage’ hits the red carpet in Harlem

The cast of Netflix’s new Marvel series “Luke Cage” made their way to the red carpet at the AMC Magic Johnson Harlem Theater for the NYC premiere. Making their way down the carpet, Luke Cage himself, Mike Colter, snapped it up with his co-stars Simone Missick and Rosario Dawson (who also stars in “Daredevil”). “When I […]

Heroic Tuskegee Airman dies at 94

Roscoe Brown, a longtime New York City educator who flew with the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II, died Saturday. He was 94. Born in Washington on March 9, 1922, Brown discovered his passion for aviation at an early age when he saw Charles Lindberg’s donation of the Spirit of St. Louis to the Smithsonian […]

New Orleans teen job hunting at Popeyes stops robbery

Devin Washington

It was just supposed to be a normal Saturday afternoon for 18-year-old New Orleans native Devin Washington. He had an interview scheduled at a neighborhood Popeyes restaurant and he was hoping to make a good impression on the manager set to interview him. According to New Orleans Police, Devin got more than he bargained for […]

Houston mayoral candidate Ben Hall opposes HERO, affirms Black Lives Matter

Ben Hall is prepared to bring trust, honesty and integrity back to politics. While at first hearing, it may be counterintuitive in a time where gender equality is at the top of the political agenda that he’s opposed to having gender neutral restrooms. But the personal injury lawyer deems sex segregation is still pertinent when it comes to protecting women […]

8-year-old hero saves 6 family members from fire, dies trying to save 2 more

EAST ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Eight-year-old Tyler J. Doohan was by all accounts a great kid and loved by his family.  This past Sunday night Tyler showed that he loved them more by saving six family members from a roaring fire and dying trying to save his disabled grandfather. A fire broke out in the mobile […]

Bus driver saves woman’s life, Donald Trump gives him $10,000

Donald Barton has been designated a hero. A bus driver for Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority in the city of Buffalo, N.Y., saved a woman from jumping off the Route 198 Delaware pedestrian overpass. Mayor Byron Brown issued a proclamation in his honor and real estate magnate Donald Trump gave him $10,000 for this act of […]

Antoinette Tuff honored for saving students from AK-47-toting gunman

Antoinette Tuff continues to be recognized as a hero for putting an end to what could have become a disaster. On Aud. 25, Tuff was honored The Way The Truth and The Life Christian Center in Atlanta. She was given a proclamation for remaining and calm and talking a gunman out of killing innocent kids […]

Charles Ramsey comments on domestic violence convictions

Charles Ramsey may have just experienced the most interesting week in his life. After rescuing Amanda Berry and other victims from a home in Cleveland, Ramsey gave an interview that instantly went viral and became a media darling. However, the Smoking Gun searched Ramsey’s past and discovered that he had a criminal past and served […]

HTC’s New Android Hero Smartphone: HTC One

At a recent event in New York City, HTC launched its latest hero smartphone, the HTC One. The smartphone has an improved Sense interface and a modified ‘Ultra Pixel’ camera. With this phone, the company attempts to take on Samsung and Apple and re-position itself as a key player in the global smartphone market. The […]