Racist pastor in Florida arrested for attempting to burn 3,000 Qurans

Pastor Terry Jones attempted to make a statement that would’ve served as a sign of disrespect to Muslims around the world. According to the Associated Press, Marvin Sapp, assistant pastor, organized an event on Facebook that would center on the burning of 2,998 Qurans. The protest and burning was to take place on Sept. 11 […]

Most beautiful tributes to Sept. 11, 2001

In the midst of the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Americans take a respite to commemorate the horrible tragedy of September 11, when terrorists pierced the sanctity of this nation by using commercial airlines as cruise missiles to destroy the World Trade Center in New York, severely damage the Pentagon in suburban Washington D.C. […]

Susan Rice drops secretary of state candidacy

The first African American female U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice announced that she is stepping down from her run for secretary of state, NBC News reports. Wide speculation predicts that Massachusetts senator and former presidential candidate John F. Kerry is the leading replacement candidate for state secretary. In a letter to President Obama, Rice voiced concern […]

African Americans Absent from 9-11 Tribute Commemoration

Why does it not surprise me that African Americans are conspicuously absent from the tribute to the victims of 9-11 in the special edition of TIME, arguably the world’s most respected news magazine? The editors, writers and photographers of Time could have walked blindfolded in any direction in any of New York City’s five boroughs […]

Steelers’ Mendenhall Loses Champion Contract After Osama Bin Laden Tweets

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Rashard Mendenhall is learning that getting millions for popping pads doesn’t give you carte blanche to pop off at the mouth — especially in seeming defense of a mass murderer and sworn enemy of the United States like Osama bin Laden. Champion athletic apparel unceremoniously severed endorsement ties with Mendenhall almost immediately after […]