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Body of Black Man Found Hanging from Tree in Greene County GA (Photo Credit: GA Dept. of Corrections)

Body of Black Man Found Hanging from Tree in Greene County GA

Body of black man found hanging from tree in Greene County, GA The body of Roosevelt Champion III was found hanging from a tree in Greene County, Ga., on Monday. The coroner has ruled his death a suicide. Champion was found hanging from the tree shortly after 11 a.m., MyFoxAtlanta reports. Roosevelt […]

by · May 11, 2015 · Crime
Michelle Obama Says Caricature of Angry Black Woman ‘Knocked Me Back’

Michelle Obama Says Caricature of Angry Black Woman ‘Knocked Me Back’

Michelle Obama delivered the commencement address a Tuskegee University saying, says some of the attacks against her as the first black First Lady were racially motivated. She said the caricature of her on a magazine cover as an angry black woman with a machine gun and a huge afro, “knocked me back […]

by · May 10, 2015 · Michelle Obama
GA School Founder Nancy Gordeuk Launches Racist Tirade During Graduation Ceremony

GA School Founder Nancy Gordeuk Launches Racist Tirade During Graduation Ceremony

SMH: Nancy Gordeuk, founder and operator of TNT Academy in Lilburn, Ga., is under fire for racist comments she made at Friday’s graduation ceremony. According to media reports, Gordeuk “accidentally” dismissed the senior class early without allowing the valedictorian to give his speech. She is accused of saying, “look who […]

by · May 9, 2015 · Today's Headlines
Did Missouri Hospital Take Newborn Babies from Black Mothers in Adoption Scheme in 1960s?

Did Missouri Hospital Take Newborn Babies from Black Mothers in Adoption Scheme in 1960s?

Did a Missouri hospital take newborn babies from 18 black mothers as part of an adoption scheme in the 1960s? Zella Jackson Price, who gave birth to a daughter at Homer G. Phillips Hospital in St. Louis in 1965, said she was told her baby had died, hours after her birth. […]

by · May 1, 2015 · Today's Headlines
Morgan Freeman: “F*ck the Media” Over Baltimore Protests

Morgan Freeman: “F*ck the Media” Over Baltimore Protests

Morgan Freeman “f*ck the media Morgan Freeman went off on the media during an interview with The Daily Beast today to discuss his new movie Five Flights Up.  Freeman went off at the end of the interview when he address the events in Baltimore stemming from Freddie Gray’s police custody death. […]

by · April 30, 2015 · Baltimore Protests
Beyoncé Weighs In On Baltimore Protests with Time Magazine 1968 Cover Photo

Beyoncé Weighs In On Baltimore Protests with Time Magazine 1968 Cover Photo

Beyoncé weighs in on Baltimore protests Beyoncé weighed in on the Baltimore protests sparked by the police custody death of Freddie Gray, with two images posted on her Instagram page. Here are the images: A video posted by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Apr 30, 2015 at 9:54am PDT Call to action: […]

by · April 30, 2015 · Baltimore Protests
Baltimore Protests: Ted Cruz Blames Obama for “Inflaming Racial Tensions”

Baltimore Protests: Ted Cruz Blames Obama for “Inflaming Racial Tensions”

I will admit, I pay very little attention to anything Canadian-born GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz has to say, because it usually borders on idiocy. But this one takes the cake. He accused President Obama of inflaming racial tensions in the US over the Baltimore protests stemming from the death of […]

by · April 30, 2015 · Baltimore Protests
Los Angeles County Settles Discrimination Case with Justice Department

Los Angeles County Settles Discrimination Case with Justice Department

Los Angeles County has settled a discrimination case filed by the Justice Department alleging civil rights abuses by sheriff’s deputies in the Mojave Desert. The settlement requires three years of monitoring and changes in training and policies regarding use-of-force. The DOJ found a pattern of discrimination against blacks and Hispanics […]

by · April 28, 2015 · Race in America
Councilman Carl Stokes Equates “Thug” With “N*gger” Over Baltimore Protests

Councilman Carl Stokes Equates “Thug” With “N*gger” Over Baltimore Protests

Baltimore City councilman Carl Stokes got into a heated discussion with CNN’s Erin Burnett over Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and President Obama calling the rioters and looters “thugs.” Stokes took offense with the word thugs, saying that the word should not be used to describe “our kids.” Stokes said, “These are children who […]

by · April 28, 2015 · Baltimore Protests
Donald Trump Blasted for “Great African American President” Tweet Tying Obama to Baltimore Riots

Donald Trump Blasted for “Great African American President” Tweet Tying Obama to Baltimore Riots

Carnival barker Donald Trump was quickly blasted on Twitter for a ridiculous tweet blaming President Obama for the Baltimore riots. He tweeted that Obama “hasn’t exactly had a positive impact on the thugs” destroying Baltimore. Are you kidding me? Twitter unleashed on his dumb *ss. So, I am guessing when […]

by · April 28, 2015 · Baltimore Protests