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Washington, D.C.’s Hilton Hotel & Resorts kicked off this past Mother’s Day weekend with an engaging tea party for girls. As part of Hilton’s support for the U.N. Women’s Empowerment Principles, which promotes gender equity, the renowned hotel sponsored The Sister Accord Leadership Enrichment Tea Party. Hilton’s sponsorship of the event is also part of the brand’s 2017 multicultural marketing initiative,…

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President Obama marked the 150th anniversary of the 13th Amendment – the abolition of slavery – with an address at the U.S. Capitol. He reminded Americans that “we betray the efforts of the past if we fail to push back against bigotry in all its forms.” His message fell on deaf ears across the street.…

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House Speaker John Boehner, a staunch Republican and political foe of President Obama, made a startling, tearful announcement today. Boehner, who has served in Congress since 1990, announced he will resign his seat in Congress at the end of October 2015. The announcement was met with a measure of surprise by some and cheers by…

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Failed presidential candidate and former Alaska governor, Sarah Palin has once again let her words show the feelings of her heart.  A  Tea Party Patriots rally was held on Wednesday in protest of President Obama’s diplomatic nuclear deal with Iran. Palin, as usual, decided to add race to a non-racial matter by referring to Black…

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Karen Cooper

Karen Cooper is a former member of the Nation of Islam and has a controversial view on the Confederate flag and slavery. Cooper is a member of the Black “Flaggers” movement in Virginia and has stated that slavery was a choice for Blacks. Cooper has allied herself with White supporters of the Confederate flag in stating…

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  It’s an old argument that is being repeated again. Whether or not rap music is the cause of the negative behavior of some people in the Black community. The latest person to bring this argument to the forefront is Republican presidential contender Ben Carson. What is surprising is the venue he selected to make…

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In a shocking victory that has sent a clear message to Republican candidates, Eric Cantor was defeated by Dave Brat, an economics professor, for the Republican spot on what is going to be a hotly contested general election this November. Cantor is the current House Majority leader and an ardent foe of President Obama. Many experts…

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Jim DeMint, former South Carolina Congressman and Head of the Heritage Foundation seeks to rewrite the Civil War narrative. He stated that the Federal Government and President Lincoln did not have anything to do with freeing the slaves. Instead, he states that it was the U.S. Constitution and good Christians who helped end slavery. DeMint…

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    Republican Candidate Calls for Obama’s Lynching A Republican candidate for the Florida State Legislature tweeted for the hanging of president Obama on the King Holiday. Joshua Black tweeted on the King Holiday:  “I’m past impeachment,” Joshua Black, who is also African American, tweeted on Monday. “It’s time to arrest and hang him high.”…

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On Monday night at a tea party forum for candidates in the lieutenant governor’s  race, Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst stated, “The man has committed crimes that do not warrant his staying in office,” according to the Texas Observer. Some of the issues Dewhurst  has with President Obama concern the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in…

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The Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, Fox News darling and ultra-conservative black tea party member, said he agrees “100 percent” with GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich’s assertion that black children should work as janitors at school to build a “work ethic.” Peterson took Newt’s idea a step further by proclaiming that he would “take all black…

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“I have never acted inappropriately with anyone– period!”  –Herman Cain GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain has tried a few different strategies to fend off accusations from the women who claim he sexually harassed them more than 10 years ago — the most recent from a fellow Republican who says he tried to force her to…

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Glenn Beck categorizes Occupy protesters as radicals, revolutionaries, communists, and Islamists, saying that had come together to destroy the country’s capitalist system. The controversial conservative commentator spoke with Kathie Lee Gifford on NBC’s “Today” show on Wednesday, Oct. 26. But the watered down  remarks paled in comparison to the paranoid rant Beck made on his…

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At times, gossip bloggers and entertainment writers are handed a gift that is so surreal that it seems as if it dropped straight down from gossip heaven.  The Kim Kardashian and Ray J sextape; President Bill Clinton’s sex scandal; Beyonce becoming pregnant by Jay-Z; and Lil Wayne’s quest to impregnate the entire female population are…

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Across the nation, African Americans have exhibited continued displeasure and outrage against the tea party movement in America.  From the Congressional Black Caucus to Jesse Jackson, and from talk radio to the average citizen, the tone is increasingly becoming more vitriolic. This rage is understandable, but the blame should be directed toward the African American…

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