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After 6 Shootings in 48 Hours, Principal Tells Students Not to Hang Out Around School | breakingbrown.com

After 6 Shootings in 48 Hours, Principal Tells Students Not to Hang Out Around School | breakingbrown.com

A Chicago principal has advised both students and parents not to congregate around the school after six shootings in forty eight hours occurred in nearby areas. Curie High School’s principal told students to leave school immediately after they are dismissed and to take a different route home reports CBS Chicago. School officials are most worried […]

African American studies professors at Temple University are at each other’s throats

African American studies professors at Temple University are at each other’s throats

The Temple University community is up in arms about the dismissal of Dr. Tony Monteiro, a member of the African American Studies Department at Temple University.  The protestors seemed to feel that the firing of Monteiro was retaliatory as a result of his battle with the university over gentrification.  Dr. Marc Lamont Hill and Cornel […]

Inmates planned execution is stayed due to mental disability

Inmates planned execution is stayed due to mental disability

Reported By Liku Zelleke The execution of Robert Campbell in Texas was stayed, at the last minute on Wednesday, by a federal appeals court. Had the execution gone ahead, Campbell would have been the first inmate to be put to death in the US after last month’s botched lethal injection execution in Oklahoma. He managed […]

Man who plotted to kill Obama sentenced to death

Man who plotted to kill Obama sentenced to death

A South Dakota judge formally sentenced a man to death for killing a woman as part of what he said was a plot to assassinate President Barack Obama. The hearing Tuesday formalized the unanimous vote of a jury to sentence 44-year-old James McVay to death. McVay would have been sentenced to life in prison without […]

Pres. Obama says Republicans have obstructed 500 bills since he became president

Pres. Obama says Republicans have obstructed 500 bills since he became president

Reported By Liku Zelleke President Barack Obama is making appearances and attending parties to raise money for the Democratic Party’s effort at re-election. Among the first events he attended was an evening at the Los Angeles home of Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn. Among the points that the President brought up in a speech […]

Nigeria’s Government says they will conquer Boko Haram and get the kidnapped girls home

Nigeria’s Government says they will conquer Boko Haram and get the kidnapped girls home

Nigeria’s government is offering about $310,000 for information leading to the return of more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militants as the country acknowledges increased international assistance to help find the girls, CNN reports. During a World Economic Forum speech Thursday, President Goodluck Jonathan opined that the global outcry inspired by the kidnappings would be the […]

This prison is compared with a slave plantation: The story will amaze you

This prison is compared with a slave plantation: The story will amaze you

It was 1972. Thousands of American troops were battling communist forces in Vietnam. Nixon had won re-election by a landslide, but Watergate would soon usher in his demise. Space travel and technology were advancing rapidly. Change was brewing across America, but one place stood still, frozen in time: Louisiana State Penitentiary, commonly known as Angola. When […]

Should The Death Penalty Be Abolished?

Should The Death Penalty Be Abolished?

April Taylor The recent botched execution of Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett has stirred a lot of controversy over whether or not the death penalty is ethical.  TJ Holmes recently debated the topic with a panel on NewsOne Now.  The Lockett execution was considered cruel and inhumane by some due to the three drug cocktail he […]

Texas Judge Gave Rαpist Just 45 Days In Jail

Texas Judge Gave Rαpist Just 45 Days In Jail

By: Krystle Crossman Texas judge Jeanine Howard is in hot water after sentencing a rαpist to only 45 days in jail. She stated that she based her sentencing on how promιscuous she thought the victim was according to her history. During an interview with the Dallas Morning News she stated that the victim was not […]

Dr Michael Fauntroy explains that Donald Sterling is just the tip of the Iceberg

Dr Michael Fauntroy explains that Donald Sterling is just the tip of the Iceberg

by Professor Michael Fauntroy The only people surprised by the audio recording of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and his convoluted racism are those who have no idea who he is or what he is about. He is a well-documented and repugnant racist who for decades used his wealth to and privilege to negatively […]