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The joy of freedom radiates from the faces of Delbert Africa and his daughter Yvonne as Delbert walks out of prison after 42 years. – Photo: Joe Piette by Mumia Abu-Jamal MOVE member Delbert Africa, held in prison since the confrontation of Aug. 8, 1978, has walked out of a Pennsylvania prison after 42 years. […]

by Terence Long and Ashley Chambers, Ella Baker Center Oakland – After more than 20 years of experience as a thought leader in criminal justice and community empowerment, Ella Baker Center Executive Director and author Zach Norris will launch his new book “We Keep Us Safe“ on Tuesday, Feb. 4, in Oakland. In the book, […]

by Diana Hembree If you experienced severe hardship as a child, are you more likely to have children with behavior or mental health problems? The short answer is yes. A recent UCLA study shows that the children of parents with four or more Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), such as abuse or neglect, are twice as […]

Talib Shakur displays a powerful portrait of his father, Dr. Mutulu Shakur, painted by Sophia Dawson, young Brooklyn-based artist, whose mission is “to create a narrative art that addresses human and political struggle.” by Minister of Information JR Valrey Dr. Mutulu Shakur is a legendary figure in the current-day Black Power/New Afrikan freedom struggle in […]

Join the campaign for justice for the Gadsden 6  #JusticefortheGadsden6 art by Melvin Ray by Bennu Hannibal Ra-Sun (Melvin Ray), founder of Free Alabama Movement Thirty-one years ago, on March 24, 1988, six Black children, all under the age of 17, Fred Brown, Archie Hamlet, Roland Martin, Melvin Ray, Curtis Richardson and Steve Stewart, were […]

The families of Botham Jean, Antwon Rose and Danroy Henry know the trauma of police violence all too well. Each has had a young Black man suddenly snatched from them as a result of police shootings. In their next steps toward justice, the families are joining the NFL and Jay-Z‘s Roc Nation for its “Inspire […]

Evelyn Lozada is turning heads with her gorgeous appearance. The “Basketball Wives” star left fans stumped this week after flossing her beauty and fashions on social media. She took to Instagram on Thursday and posted a photo of herself posing barefoot outside on a terrace. Evelyn Lozada. @evelynlozada/Instagram Lozada rocked a black crop top with […]

Those in town during Sunday’s Super Bowl in South Florida, may have the chance to take in Kanye West‘s “Sunday Service.” In a tweet sent on Jan. 28th, the polarizing rapper said he’ll bring the “Sunday Service Experience” to Bayfront Amphitheatre in Miami on Sunday, Feb. 2, at 11:00 a.m. He provided a link to […]

People were shocked at how big Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker‘s 4-year-old son Ace Tucker has gotten. Because on Saturday, Jan. 25, Todd shared a photo of Ace hugging his little sister Blaze Tucker, who was born in November of 2019. Related: Here’s a Few Facts About Kandi Burruss That You Might’ve Forgotten About @todd167 […]

The family of a 9-year-old Alabama girl who hung herself after incessant bullying by classmates is taking the school district to court over the failure by officials to address the racist, sexist harassment. According to a federal lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama last Thursday, Demopolis City Schools officials […]

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