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Homicides Drop To New Low In So-Called ‘Murder Capital’

Homicides Drop To New Low In So-Called ‘Murder Capital’

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Even the stubborn murder rate has finally bent to the will of Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emmanuel. The mayor has taken on the troubling school system and pushed for economic innovation while managing a debt that threatens the city’s long-term stability during his term in office, a post he called a dream […]

Court Rules Officers Had No Right To Arrest Jordan Miles

Court Rules Officers Had No Right To Arrest Jordan Miles

By April Taylor A jury has reached a verdict regarding Jordan Miles, a Pittsburgh man who was falsely arrested and then beat during a January 2010 exchange involving officers David Sisak, Michael Saidutte, and Richard Ewing.  Miles case was based on an exchange that took place as he was walking to his grandmother’s house for the […]

What Happened To The Victims Of The Building Collapse In Harlem?

What Happened To The Victims Of The Building Collapse In Harlem?

By David Bloodsaw Marcus Samuelsson famed chef and co-owner of the Red Rooster Harlem developed Harlem Helps for the victims of the Harlem explosion that rocked the neighbor figuratively and emotionally. The event will be a benefit on April 2 with a cocktail hour, dinner and an auction reports The Root. Samuelsson, who lives minutes […]

Florida Wants To Keep Media From Investigating Stand Your Ground Cases

Florida Wants To Keep Media From Investigating Stand Your Ground Cases

by Afiya J. Watkins Florida is becoming the state most synonymous with controversial laws, and some politicians and their constituents are outraged by it. After a Tampa Bay Times’ review of 200 cases that involved the controversial “Stand Your Ground” law found an “uneven application” and “shocking outcomes,” one Florida lawmaker is seeking to impede the media’s ability […]

Rapper Sues NYPD And Receives $7,500 Settlement

Rapper Sues NYPD And Receives $7,500 Settlement

by Barry Burch Jr. There are countless stories of Black people being treated unfairly by the police, but one young man has come out of the other end of this despicable, and dark tunnel that is police brutality, intact, and with a $7,500 settlement, as reported by New York Daily News. Quinshon Shingles is an aspiring […]

Temple University Student Attacked With A Brick

Temple University Student Attacked With A Brick

By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert A 19-year old Temple University student suffered serious facial injuries after an attacker hit her with a brick only a block from campus on Friday. The young adult is recovering from the assault that dislocated her teeth and caused multiple other facial injuries. The student was walking with her 20-year old boyfriend, […]

French Sculptor Falsely Makes White Men The Heroes Of Slavery

French Sculptor Falsely Makes White Men The Heroes Of Slavery

By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert The artist Pierre-Jean David d’Angers, well known during his time, commemorated some of the most celebrated public figures of his time in stone and bronze. One image he depicted is a representation of a violent episode in the history of slavery in the West Indies; but this is a deceptive type presentation, […]

Girl Gets Punished For Saving A Classmate’s Life

Girl Gets Punished For Saving A Classmate’s Life

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Administrators at a Virginia Beach, Va. middle school suspended a sixth-grade student for ten days after she took a utility knife from a classmate who was harming himself, threw it away and then after talking to her parents reported it to school officials the next day. Adrionna Harris’ mother Rachael Harris […]

Why Black People Are Moving Back To The South

Why Black People Are Moving Back To The South

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger For virtually the entire history of blacks in America, a North-bound migration for better jobs, less discrimination and more opportunity has taken place. Now, perhaps for the first time in history, blacks are migrating back to the Deep South. Many, according to the Christian Science Monitor, like retired autoworker Charlie Cox […]

3 Reasons You Need To Read Ralph Ellison

3 Reasons You Need To Read Ralph Ellison

By Lechette Walker Ralph Ellison was a literally genius that contributed to the literally component of his times. His contribution and ideology is still valid in today’s ever-changing g environment. Ellison was born March 1, 1914 in Oklahoma City. He evolved to a great writer that published the best-selling novel Invisible Man in 1952. The […]