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If you weren’t aware that Taraji P. Henson’s new movie “Proud Mary” came out this weekend it wouldn’t be your fault or mean that you’re out of the loop. More than likely, you didn’t know about the release because it was under-promoted, at least according to Black Twitter. A lot of people have asked why […]

Veteran Vance Perry freezes to death after being released from VA hospital. For 57-year-old Vance Perry, it all started with a routine health appointment for paranoid schizophrenia. Transported by a Veterans Affairs van, shortly afterward Perry would be admitted to a Madison, Wisconsin, VA hospital for mental instability. By New Year’s Eve, however, he’d been […]

by Anti-Eviction Mapping Project The highest number of San Francisco eviction cases represented by the Eviction Defense Collaborative in 2016 were in District 6, which includes Treasure Island. TI is the orange spot on the right side of the map. Treasure Island (TI), according to various censuses, is the third most diverse neighborhood in the […]

An interview with Professor Jean-Claude Maswana by Ann Garrison The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the heart of Black Africa. Millions of Congolese have been murdered, massacred, enslaved, robbed of their resources and driven from their homes since the Berlin Conference gave the “Congo Free State” to Belgium’s King Leopold II as his […]

Instagram Sometimes the term stepmother engenders all kinds of negative and nasty images, thanks to childhood fairy tales like “Cinderella,” “Hansel and Gretel” and “Snow White.” Some of the adjectives stepmother’s get branded with include wicked, manipulative, jealous, unloving and of course sometimes those descriptions are accurate, but others times the opposite occurs and a […]

Mary J Blige receives her on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. P Diddy unveiled the star to Queen Mary alongside Hollywood Chamber president and CEO Leron Gubler pic.twitter.com/1Yk2Zf9orD — Dionne Grant (@DionneGrant) January 11, 2018 Singer Mary J. Blige cemented her status in Tinseltown with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday, Jan. […]

Many people were appalled by President Trump’s bias remarks he made towards Haitian and African nations. “Why are we having all these people from sh*thole countries come here”, he allegedly stated at a White House meeting. He also made a comment saying he’d rather accept immigrants from countries like Norway. His disparaging words stirred outrage among […]

Danny W. Fugate was arrested on charges of theft by unlawful taking of over $10,000. (Image courtesy of WPSD) A Section 8 housing administrator in Paducah, Ky. was arrested this week after authorities say he stole over $10,000 from a scholarship endowment intended for Black students. Danny W. Fugate, 58, was arrested Thursday, Jan. 11, […]

President Donald Trump, looks to Brooke Rollins, President and CEO of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, as she speaks during a prison reform roundtable in the Roosevelt Room of the Washington, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) President Donald Trump on Thursday questioned why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from “shithole countries” after […]

A Baltimore hospital is being accused of “patient dumping” after a man captured video of security guards wheeling a woman to a bus stop in frigid temperatures, then leaving her there. The woman was wearing nothing but a hospital gown and blue socks. Local man Imamu Baraka said he was walking past the University of […]


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