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Buffalo Conservative Politician Joseph Mascia Called Black Leaders "N*ggers" Repeatedly (Photo Credit: YouTube Video Screengrab)

Buffalo Conservative Politician Joseph Mascia Called Black Leaders “N*ggers” Repeatedly

Buffalo Common Council candidate Joseph A. Mascia was heard on tape referring to Mayor Byron W. Brown, Council President Darius G. Pridgen and other black leaders as “n*ggers,” The Buffalo News reports. “The f*cking n*ggers, man. Once they’re in power, forget about it, forget it” Mascia says in the audio, a recording […]

by Joy Blake· · Race in America
Single Mom Laura Browder Arrested After Leaving Kids at Food Court While Interviewing for Job 30 Feet Away (Photo Credit: Houston PD)

Single Mom Laura Browder Arrested After Leaving Kids at Food Court While Interviewing for Job 30 Feet Away

Single mother Laura Browder was arrested by Houston police and later released after being accused of abandoning her kids, ages six and two, at a mall food court while she interviewed for a job a few feet away, KHOU reports. Browder took her children with her to the mall for a suddenly […]

by Joy Blake· · Black News, Today's Headlines
Sandra Bland, Black Woman Who Drove to Texas for New Job, Found Dead in Jail Cell (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Sandra Bland, Black Woman Who Drove to Texas for New Job, Found Dead in Jail Cell

#SandyBland:  How did Sandra Bland end up dead in a Texas jail cell days after arriving for a new job? Bland, who left Chicago on July 9, had just gotten a job at Texas Prairie View A&M. She was arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer during a routine traffic stop in […]

by Janet Shan· · Police Custody Deaths
Black Army Vet Andre Lloyd Wiggins Needs Five Surgeries After Traffic Stop in Hampton VA (Photo Credit: Hampton Police Department)

Black Army Vet Andre Lloyd Wiggins Needs Five Surgeries After Traffic Stop in Hampton VA

The Hampton Police Division is apologizing after Andre Lloyd Wiggins, an Army veteran, was pulled over by cops on May 14 and ending up with a broken face. He reportedly needs five surgeries to repair the damage. The HPD has released a dashcam of the encounter in an attempt to […]

by Joy Blake· · Black News
Pregnant Mom Nakita Holland Murdered, 2-Year-Old Daughter Found Covered in Blood (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Pregnant Mom Nakita Holland Murdered, 2-Year-Old Daughter Found Covered in Blood

Pregnant mom Nakita Holland, 36, was found murdered in her Carrollton, Ga., home on Monday. Her 2-year-old daughter, who may have witnessed her killing, was found covered in blood next to her body, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Police say Nakita Holland was due to give birth next week. She was shot several […]

by Joy Blake· · Crime
Idris Elba to Star in First Netflix Feature Film "Beasts of No Nation" (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Idris Elba to Star in First Netflix Feature Film “Beasts of No Nation”

Idris Elba to star in first Netflix feature film “Beasts of No Nation,” a drama about a child soldier torn from his family and pressed into fighting a civil war in an African country,” set for Oct. 16 release date.

by Joy Blake· · Entertainment
Jill Scott Withdraws Support for Bill Cosby After Admission He DRUGGED Women (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Jill Scott Withdraws Support for Bill Cosby After Admission He DRUGGED Women

Singer Jill Scott withdraws support for Bill Cosby after court documents show he DRUGGED women for sex. Singer/actress Jill Scott tweeted that she is withdrawing her support for Bill Cosby following the bombshell revelation that he admitted under oath to drugging women for sex. Scott tweeted, “I stood by a […]

Report: Mugabe Mocks US on Gay Marriage, Offers to Propose to President Obama (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Report: Mugabe Mocks US on Gay Marriage, Offers to Propose to President Obama

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe mocked the U.S. on the Supreme Court recently upholding gay marriage and offered to propose to President Obama. SMH. Mugabe said, “Since President Obama endorses the same-sex marriage, advocates homosexual people and enjoys an attractive countenance, thus if it becomes necessary I shall travel to Washington DC, get […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · African News
Pota Coston, Fayette County's First Ever Black Commissioner, Dies from Cancer (Photo Credit: Pota Coston)

Pota Coston, Fayette County’s First Ever Black Commissioner, Dies from Cancer

Pota Coston, the first-ever black commissioner for Fayette County, Ga., lost her battle to breast cancer on Friday. She was 57. Coston was diagnosed in January, the same month she was sworn in as commissioner for Fayette County’s District 5. She was moved to hospice care on Tuesday after being […]

by Joy Blake· · 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 Janet Shan· · Black News