Ramarley Graham was fatally shot by plain clothes officers, after he tried to run from  them during a confrontation Thursday afternoon, according to the New York Daily News. SEE ALSO: The Real Deal With Blacks And Suicide Graham, 19, was pursued by a team of police who had attempted to stop and question him.  Reportedly, police witnessed the youth adjusting the […]

The ladies of The View engaged in a contentious debate over the Susan G. Komen Foundation‘s controversial decision to halt funding to Planned Parenthood. Komen has implemented criteria that bars them from providing grants to organizations that are under investigation by local, state or federal authorities, according to spokesperson, Leslie Aun. Since Planned Parenthood is […]

Prepping for another run for the White House, President Barack Obama recently launched an African Americans for Obama campaign to target Black voters. SEE ALSO: Young Futurists Of 2012 “I don’t think there’s a better time than African-American History month to consider the tremendous progress we’ve made through the sacrifices of so many, or a […]

Via mypraiseatl We posted a video yesterday of a January 29th service at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church where Bishop Eddie Long was crowned a king by Ralph Messer — who claims to be a Rabbi bringing Torah truth to Christians. “He’s no longer a commoner,” said Messer. “He’s not on the Earth! He’s raised from Earth […]

According to St. Louis Today, R&B/gospel singer David Peaston, a St. Louis native has died. Peaston died on Wednesday. He was 54. His cause of death has not been released. Peaston’s longtime battle with diabetes led to the amputation of both his legs, beginning with his right leg in 2004. Speaking with the Post-Dispatch in […]

WASHINGTON  — Blending politics and religion, President Barack Obama said his Christian faith is a driving force behind his economic policies, from Wall Street reform to his calls for the wealthy to pay higher taxes. SEE ALSO: Black Army Vet Declared Dead 4 Times Is Alive Obama’s remarks Thursday at the National Prayer Breakfast were […]

Though President Barack Obama has been the target of heated criticism for his perceived reluctance to directly address the ills that plague the African-American community, he is not shy about asking for our vote. Just in time for Black History Month, Obama has launched the African-Americans for Obama campaign to energize and mobilize Black supporters […]

By Daniel Woolsey During the Florida primary coverage last night on MSNBC, Rev. Al Sharpton and Rick Tyler, a strategist for the Gingrich-backing super-PAC, Winning Our Future, entered into a heated exchange that covered topics from food stamps to black role models to the president singing. SEE ALSO:Is It Over Gingrich? Check out the video […]

If you think Eddie Long’s drama couldn’t get any more bizarre, trust us IT CAN! Elev8 reports that New Birth has “crowned” Eddie Long “King!” SEE ALSO: Five Ways “Soul Train” Changed America Why Soul Train Will Never Leave America’s Station YES, we’re serious! In a recent service on January 29th 2012, Eddie Long who […]

After Mitt Romney‘s big win in the Florida GOP Primary Tuesday night, Romney told CNN that poor people are not his focus, according to the Associated Press. SEE ALSO: Why Liberals Should Love Newt While discussing his win over Newt Gingrich, Romney brought up the issue of poor people, saying, “[I’m] not concerned about the […]

For those of you who just can’t get enough of Nene, Sheree, Phaedra, Cynthia, Marlo, Kim and Kandi, those vivacious southern vixens from the Peach State, TLC has something that is sure to peak your interest. SEE ALSO: Obama Defends Drone strikes Partnering with True Entertainment, the production company behind The Real Housewives of Atlanta, […]

Don Cornelius is dead. His body was found with a gunshot wound to the head in his Sherman Oaks, CA home this morning. According to TMZ, the “Soul Train” creator and host, died of apparent suicide. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. This is so sad & unexpected! Take a walk down memory lane […]