A crowd of people hoping to get federal housing assistance became unruly Wednesday morning with reports of fights breaking out in the crowd.

By the year 2042, according to an analysis by the Brookings Institution, the United States will be “majority-minority”—more than half the population will be made up of ethnic and racial groups currently in the minority: blacks and Hispanics.

Deonte Bridges, the first Black Valedictorian of Booker T. Washington HS in Atlanta in over 10 years, gave an uplifting speech which should be listened to by us all.  This is a young man who went through a lot and is determined to keep on fighting to help those in his community become better. Click […]

From The Huffington Post ATLANTA — A Catholic anti-abortion group used the site of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s grave on Saturday for a large rally to protest against legalized abortion. “Martin Luther King, Jr. was an advocate for the oppressed, and no one is more oppressed than the 52 million unborn children who have […]

From The Huffington Post Break out the champagne, the 2010 National Black Arts Festival (NBAF) begins now. Happening in Atlanta from July 14th through the 18th, the event bills itself is one of the America’s “pre-eminent presenters of the art and culture of the African Diaspora.” With a beautiful new website that was funded by […]

ATLANTA (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says Damon Evans is out as Georgia’s athletic director.

From AllHipHop.com: “I’m not saying I’m going to change the world, but I guarantee that I will spark the brain that will change the world.” -Tupac Shakur Behind the chalk line it was just another crime but in the heart and soul of Hip-Hop, a GIANT was gone. As we Celebrate what would have been […]

From BVBlackSpin.com: Female rapper and celeb reality TV star Da Brat, who is nearing the end of a three year prison sentence for smashing a bottle across a woman’s face back in October 2007, has been released from prison on a work release program.

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A jury acquitted a man of killing up-and-coming Atlanta rapper Dolla during a shooting last year at a crowded, upscale Los Angeles mall.