Pop-Culture

News View all

In Georgia, Politics Moves Past Just Black and White

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — A gated community of regal brick homes with impeccable landscaping and $450,000 price tags might seem an unlikely place for…

Here’s The State With The Highest Jobless Rate In The Nation

Here’s The State With The Highest Jobless Rate In The Nation

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi no longer has the highest unemployment rate in the nation in August, according to figures released Friday by…

Daily News pays tribute to Yankees Derek Jeter with $22K donation to captain’s Turn 2 Foundation

Daily News pays tribute to Yankees Derek Jeter with $22K donation to captain’s Turn 2 Foundation

Here’s 2 you, Derek! With Derek Jeter’s farewell game little more than a week away, the Daily News paid tribute to the legendary…

Forensic expert Dr. Michael Baden agrees with city medical examiner’s autopsy of Eric Garner

Forensic expert Dr. Michael Baden agrees with city medical examiner’s autopsy of Eric Garner

A famed forensics expert hired by the family of police chokehold victim Eric Garner said Friday the city medical examiner’s autopsy was spot…

Sierra Leone on rare lockdown amid Ebola fight

Sierra Leone on rare lockdown amid Ebola fight

Sierra Leone’s 6 million residents hunkered down in their homes and avoided public places as a rare three-day lockdown in the Ebola-ravaged country…

SECOND MAN ARRESTED TRYING TO ENTER WHITE HOUSE

SECOND MAN ARRESTED TRYING TO ENTER WHITE HOUSE

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service says a man has been arrested for trying to unlawfully enter the White House, less than 24…

Iowa Democrats: Bring on the Hillary Clinton challengers

Iowa Democrats: Bring on the Hillary Clinton challengers

DES MOINES, Iowa – Hillary Clinton may seem like a shoe-in for the Democratic nomination if she runs for president in 2016, but…

Mayor: New high school won’t be named after President Obama

Mayor: New high school won’t be named after President Obama

Mayor Rahm Emanuel backed off Thursday from naming a new elite high school after President Barack Obama amid ongoing criticism from African-Americans who…

Bicycle rider not charged in Central Park collision that put pedestrian on ventilator

Bicycle rider not charged in Central Park collision that put pedestrian on ventilator

The biker who plowed into a pedestrian in Central Park and left her critically injured has been released and has not been charged…

We Can’t Let Star Athletes Like Oscar Pistorius and Ray Rice Off the Hook

We Can’t Let Star Athletes Like Oscar Pistorius and Ray Rice Off the Hook

Celebrated South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been convicted of culpable homicide. He was found not guilty of premeditated murder on Thursday but…

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Admits Failure ‘Starts With Me’

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Admits Failure ‘Starts With Me’

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell admits that the league’s recent failures start with him, but has no plans on resigning. In his first public…

Two Tampa teens found dead, tied together, on road in Jacksonville

Two Tampa teens found dead, tied together, on road in Jacksonville

The bodies of two Tampa teenagers were discovered Thursday morning on a roadside in Duval County. Angelia Mangum, 19, and Tjhisha Ball, 18, were found about…

Opinions View all

by Dr Boyce Watkins Aparently Bill Maher, the ultra-liberal talk show host who both entertains and annoys me, doesn’t understand what it means to be a black man.…

  As the ongoing events in Ferguson, Missouri show us, America’s racial tensions didn’t disappear when George Wallace backed down from the schoolhouse door. Dr. King didn’t wave…

Kevin Dedner, MPH It’s different this time. That’s what we told ourselves after Trayvon Martin was fatally shot by a Hispanic man who considered him suspicious as the…

More on Opinions

Dr. Mary Canty Merrill: Today, Ferguson… Tomorrow, Who Knows?

Dr. Wilmer Leon explains who poor blacks became targets of the police

From Eric Holder: A message to the people of Ferguson

Carl Dix: We need to stop having to tell our sons to be afraid of police

When is it ever OK for an officer to use deadly force?