News

  After years of disappointments in the quest for justice for Eric Garner, the unarmed Black man who died after being placed in an illegal chokehold by the NYPD in 2104, the U.S. Justice Department just took a step in the right direction by replacing the entire team investigating the case. According to a report […]

There seems to be a disturbing trend emerging lately that involves pregnant women being murdered by their boyfriends/lovers. Earlier this year, it was a teacher in Louisiana who was murdered after her married boyfriend, who was the principal at the school they both worked at, found out that she was pregnant with his child. Now […]

A Detroit woman is proving that real-life is scarier than anything fictional this Halloween, as she has decided to use her decorations as a means to make a powerful statement about the recent tragedies around the country. https://twitter.com/TheRoot/status/785933109174931456 Larethia Haddon expected that she would draw a lot attention, surprised eyes and even controversy for her […]

Seemingly, the popular thing to do these days is to blame the Black Lives Matter Movement for every terrible thing that is happening in the world. This time BLM is being blamed for the “accidental” murder of the wife of a prominent Atlanta attorney. Apparently when the gun in his car accidentally discharged killing his […]

You would think that by now people, especially those in the media, would understand that off-the-cuff comments about other races, nationalities, regions, etc. can easily be taken as offensive. That is the very hard lesson that one meteorologist had to learn yesterday when she attempted to report of the impending Hurricane Matthew, but somehow managed […]

To many Ramsey Orta is an unsung hero for his courageous act of filming Eric Garner’s death as he was killed by police. Without his video, there is a high likelihood that there would have never been any concrete proof of what happened to Garner. Unfortunately, this made him a public enemy of police who […]

Back in July, the fatal shooting of Philando Castile during a traffic stop not only left many heartbroken and devastated, but it also left a wealth of unanswered questions as to what exactly happened to him based on the police officer’s explanation. Luckily the state of Minnesota feels as though they have enough evidence to […]

The endless stories of police officers abusing their power by killing or intentionally harming black people continue with each passing day. These days when you log into your social media accounts, you are likely to see a new hashstag of a black person who was the victim of police brutality and racial injustice. The latest […]

It is becoming more evident with each passing day that many feel that just about everything regarding black people needs to be policed and/or regulated. In the latest case of attempting to diminish our value, worth and beauty, and appeals court has ruled that employees who opt to wear dreadlocks do not have a legal […]

The disturbing case of Korryn Gaines has stirred up many debates, including treatment by police, child endangerment and untreated PTSD, since the young mother was shot and killed by police officers in August after a lengthy standoff. Now Gaines’ family is not letting her death be forgotten so easily, as they have filed a multimillion […]

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Nine people — five children and four adults — died early Monday in Memphis’ deadliest house fire in decades, and one other child is fighting for life at a hospital, authorities said. Firefighters initially spotted light smoke outside the single-story wood-and-brick home in south Memphis when they arrived about 1:20 a.m. […]

Ever since the news first broke that San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick publicly announced that he would no longer stand during the national anthem due to the way black people are treated in this country, there have been a flood of opinions of both support and disagreement. On Tuesday, former NFL player Rodney Harrison […]