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(Photo credit: Getty Images) Actress Beverly Johnson (pictured above) became the latest woman to accuse Bill Cosby of harming her. In an article published by Vanity Fair, Johnson prefaced her story with her doubts about sharing it: As I thought of going public with what follows, a voice in my head kept whispering, “Black men have enough enemies out there […]

Amidst all of the protests over the deaths of Eric Garner in New York and Michael Brown in Ferguson that have been happening across the country, Hollywood joined in on the action this past weekend. According to KTLA, hundreds of protestors took to the busy intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and North Highland Avenue, the area where a man allegedly […]

(photo credit: FaceBook) In the wake of the refusal to indict Officers Darren Wilson and Daniel Pantaleo for the murders of 18-year-old Michael Brown and 43-year-old Eric Garner, respectively, Kings County, Brooklyn district attorney Kenneth Thompson began to impanel a grand jury to decide the fate of Officer Peter Liang, the man who shot and killed 28-year-old Akai Gurley.  Thompson, who is African American, and whose single mother […]

(photo credit: Christie Smith) The country has been in an uproar following the decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson for the murder of college-bound teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO this past August. Protests that have shaken the streets of Ferguson for months have spread across the country from New York to Seattle, and even around the world. RELATED: […]

(photo credit: We Charge Genocide) Chicago youths representing the activist group We Charge Genocide (pictured above) started a silent protest during the Committee against Torture at the United Nations in Geneva this past Thursday, according to The Straits Times. The youths stood in protest of the death of Dominique Franklin Jr., a 23-year-old who was killed in May […]

    A female suicide bomber detonated a bomb at a Federal College of Education Wednesday morning, killing at least three people, according to the BBC.  SEE ALSO: Defense Attorney Explains What To Do If You Are Stopped By Cops The bomber exploded outside of a packed lecture hall at a university in Kontagora. Lecturer Andrew […]

Producer/director Mary F. Morten is currently working on a continuation of her previous documentary film, “Woke Up Black,” which his aptly titled “Woke Up Black. Again,” and is looking for new faces with different stories to tell. SEE ALSO: Substitute Teacher Calls Black Students ‘N-Word,’ ‘Slaves’ During History Lesson The 2012 film followed the lives of […]

Missouri has become the epicenter of police brutality in the United States in recent months, and now the St. Louis county police department has yet another death on their hands. With the death of 18-year-old Vonderrit Myers at the hands of an off-duty St. Louis Metropolitan officer last Wednesday, October 9th, the city is now in the […]

  As if police brutality across the country wasn’t already at a fever pitch, the number of chokehold complaints the New York Police Department (NYPD) have received so far this year is the highest it’s been in a decade, according to Time. SEE ALSO: [Watch] NYPD Cops Caught Pistol-Whipping Teen With Hands Up The Civilian Complaint Review […]

  Protesters in Ferguson, Mo., no longer need to keep moving if told to do so by police. A Missouri federal judge found the “five-second rule” being utilized by police in Ferguson to be unconstitutional on Monday. SEE ALSO: Why Was This 10-Year-Old Boy Tackled By Police? The five-second rule was used on peaceful protestors […]

During an interview with “Meet the Press,” Rev. Al Sharpton (pictured) said a day after a strong turnout at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington in D.C. that while there has been key developments since Dr. King delivered his speech in 1963, much of America is still experiencing the same struggles, involving voting […]

Political commentator Drew Johnson, who had been editing for the Chattanooga Times Free Press for less than a year, was fired from the paper, after telling President Barack Obama to take his jobs’ plan and “shove it” in a headline, according to WND. SEE ALSO: SMITHSONIAN DISPELS RUMORS OF OF ACQUISITION OF TRAYVON’S HOODIE During […]