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One black woman says that black women are argumentative, loud and rude

One black woman says that black women are argumentative, loud and rude

  by Tiara Kj Williams When it comes to the image of the black woman, everyone has an opinion. When inserting “The Black Woman” in a Google search, millions of articles, videos and pictures appeared. The perspectives are diverse, some uplift and celebrate the black woman, while other do not. In some videos, you can […]

Muhammad Ali’s First Attorney Was Murdered at the Age of 35

Muhammad Ali’s First Attorney Was Murdered at the Age of 35

By Yolanda Spivey Alberta O. Jones was the first female prosecutor in Jefferson County, Kentucky and she was also Muhammad Ali’s first attorney. Born in 1930, Jones was one of the first African American women to pass the Kentucky State bar.  In 1965, after opening her own successful practice, she was appointed to be a […]

Dr King’s Daughter Wants Nothing to do with Her Brothers

Dr King’s Daughter Wants Nothing to do with Her Brothers

By April Taylor News recently broke of Martin Luther King’s sons, Dexter King and Martin Luther King III, wanting to sell King’s Nobel Peace Prize as well as his traveling Bible which was used by President Barack Obama at his swearing in ceremony.  The two have legal control of King’s estate and filed a complaint […]

Gabourey Sidibe Beatdown by LGBT Community for Accidental Slur

Gabourey Sidibe Beatdown by LGBT Community for Accidental Slur

Actress Gabourey Sidibe was heard repeatedly using the transphobic slur “tranny” while she was discussing her life in New Orleans on “The Arsenio Hall Show.” She used the slur word no less than five times in just under one minute. Sidibe was trying to point out the mistreatment that transgender people had to endure from […]

Op-Ed Refers to Jay-Z as a “Poor Excuse for a Husband”

Op-Ed Refers to Jay-Z as a “Poor Excuse for a Husband”

by Liku Zelleke The stars and guests at the 2014 Grammy Awards were entertained by none other than Beyoncé and her husband Jay Z as they sung “Drunk in Love.” Everyone there seemed to like it: people were dancing to the steamy song and after it ended the couple were given a standing ovation. But, […]

Woman Admits She Lied to Get Her Father Arrested, but He Remains in Prison

Woman Admits She Lied to Get Her Father Arrested, but He Remains in Prison

by Dr. Boyce Watkins A woman has been crusading for decades to get her father out of prison for a crime that she knows he didn’t commit.  One would expect that an admission by the victim that the allegations were bogus would be enough to sway authorities, but apparently, it’s not. Chaneya Kelly out of […]

Husbands Can Sue Their Wives For Not Breastfeeding in United Arab Emirates

Husbands Can Sue Their Wives For Not Breastfeeding in United Arab Emirates

By Daphne R The United Arab Emirates’ Federal National Council has passed legislation requiring new mothers to breastfeed their babies until two years of age. This new ruling gives men the right to sue their wives if they don’t comply with the ruling. The National reports that there was a “marathon debate” concerning the matter, […]

Rachel Miller-Bradshaw: How Single Motherhood Affects the Children

Rachel Miller-Bradshaw: How Single Motherhood Affects the Children

By Rachel Miller-Bradshaw Conversations about the black family in the United States usually focus on the roles of single mothers and absent fathers; at times, completely ignoring the direct product of these relationships- the children. But as we move forward in our conversation, more attention should be directed to the children. No need to go into […]

Nigerian Actress Explains the Skin Bleaching Photos on the Internet

Nigerian Actress Explains the Skin Bleaching Photos on the Internet

By Daphne R Bleaching one’s skin is not a new beauty trend. Products like Ambi have been used for years to lighten skin and reduce blemishes. But lately, there’s been a lot of news circulating about skin whitening in the global black community, especially among black female celebrities and on the continent of Africa. A […]

When 2 Chainz is Part of Your Black History Tribute, You Know Your People are Lost

When 2 Chainz is Part of Your Black History Tribute, You Know Your People are Lost

by Dr. Kimberley Brown Only a people with a dreadfully poor understanding of their past would make a mockery of it. No one else on the face of this earth does it… which begs the question: what so unfortunate has happened to us, which no other group has experienced, that would cause some of us […]