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Rick Perry Blasts GOP as Lacking "Moral Legitimacy" on Black Americans (Photo Credit: Donkey Hotey)

Rick Perry Blasts GOP as Lacking “Moral Legitimacy” on Black Americans

Rick Perry blasted Republicans, during a speech at the National Press Club, as lacking “moral legitimacy” on black Americans. He said, “But when we gave up trying to win the support of African Americans we lost our moral legitimacy as the party of Lincoln, the party of equal opportunity for all.” In other […]

by · July 3, 2015 · Black News, Elections
SIX Black Churches Burned Down in Seven Days from Ohio to Georgia

SIX Black Churches Burned Down in Seven Days from Ohio to Georgia

Racially-motivated arson? Six black churches have been burned down in seven days from Ohio to Georgia. This comes following the murders of nine members of historically black Emanuel AME Church in Charleston by white supremacist Dylann Roof. Churches in Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Ohio were burned in […]

by · June 29, 2015 · Black News
Detroit EMT Ann Marie Thomas FIRED After Refusing to Help Baby Struggling to Breathe

Detroit EMT Ann Marie Thomas FIRED After Refusing to Help Baby Struggling to Breathe

Ann Marie Thomas, a Detroit EMT, was fired after she refused to help a premature baby suffering from a medical emergency. The baby died the next day. Thomas received a call on May 30 that the eight-month-old girl, Anaya Wright-Trussell, had stopped breaking. After arriving near the scene, she refused to […]

by · June 28, 2015 · Black News
PBS Suspends "Finding Your Roots" After Henry Louis Gates Jr. Sellout to Ben Affleck (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

PBS Suspends “Finding Your Roots” After Henry Louis Gates Jr. Sellout to Ben Affleck

PBS suspends “Finding Your Roots” citing host Henry Louis Gates Jr. sellout to actor Ben Affleck, who didn’t want details about his slave-owning ancestor disclosed during a segment on him. New York Times:  “PBS said on Wednesday that it was postponing a future season of “Finding Your Roots” after an […]

by · June 25, 2015 · Black News, Today's Headlines
GOP Sen. Bob Corker: "I'd Vote to Take Down Confederate Flag"

GOP Sen. Bob Corker: “I’d Vote to Take Down Confederate Flag”

GOP Sen. Bob Corker (TN) says “I see no reason for it to continue, I would certainly vote against flying the flag and my sense is that’s what they are going to do,” The Hill reports. This comes as nine black church members were killed by 21-year-old Dylann Roof in a […]

by · June 22, 2015 · Black News, Politics
Rachel Dolezal Scandal: NAACP Says "Racial Identity Not Qualifying Criteria" for Leadership

Rachel Dolezal Scandal: NAACP Says “Racial Identity Not Qualifying Criteria” for Leadership

NAACP supports Spokane chapter president Rachel Dolezal, who misrepresented herself as black for years. NAACP Spokane chapter leader Rachel Dolezal, who has been misrepresenting herself as black for years, says, “I don’t give two sh*ts what you guys think. You are so far done, and out of my life, KREM reports. Dolezal also […]

by · June 12, 2015 · Black News, Today's Headlines
Dajerria Becton ID'd as 14-Year-Old Slammed to Ground by Cpl. Eric Casebolt (Photo Credit: Fox4News Video Screengrab)

Dajerria Becton ID’d as 15-Year-Old Slammed to Ground by Cpl. Eric Casebolt

#BREAKING: Officer Eric Casebolt resigns after body-slamming Dajerria Becton, pulling gun on teens. Dajerria Becton was identified by Fox4News as the 15-year-old teen manhandled by McKinney Cpl Eric Casebolt at a pool party. The teen said the officer should be fired for what he did. Dajerria Becton said, “He told […]

by · June 7, 2015 · Black News, Today's Headlines
Eric Casebolt Identified as McKinney Cop Violently Detaining Black Teens at Pool Party (Photo Credit: LinkedIn)

Eric Casebolt ID’d as McKinney Cop Violently Detaining Black Teens at Pool Party

Cpl. Eric Casebolt ID’d as the cop who used excessive force against black teen girl after crashing pool party. Corporal Eric Casebolt has been identified as the white McKinney police officer seen on video violently detaining black teens and pointing gun at another group at pool party. He has been […]

by · June 7, 2015 · Black News, Today's Headlines
McKinney Cop Suspended After Roughing Up Black Teens at Pool Party (Photo Credit: Video Screengrab)

McKinney Cop Suspended After Roughing Up Black Teens at Pool Party

A white McKinney cop, Eric Casebolt, suspended after video surfaces of him roughing up, handcuffing black teens at pool party. A white McKinney police officer was placed on administrative leave after a video surfaced of him berating several black teens at a pool party on Friday. The unidentified officer was seen […]

by · June 7, 2015 · Black News, Today's Headlines
Shocking Video Surfaces of McKinney Cops Roughing Up Black Teens at Pool Party (Photo Credit: Video Screengrab)

Black Teens at Pool Party in McKinney TX Roughed Up by Police Officer (VIDEO)

A video was released online Sunday morning showing officers roughing up a group of teenagers dressed in swimsuits this weekend at a pool party in McKinney, Texas. According to reports, the police were called after neighbors became concerned about the large group of black teens who attended the party in […]

by · June 7, 2015 · Black News, Today's Headlines