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Jussie Smollett has been released from jail pending an appeal of his conviction Well Empire star Jussie Smollett was sentenced to 150 days in jail and 30 months of felony probation but his time in jail wasn’t long after all.  The court sided with Jussie and his legal team after an emergency motion was filed […]

Ukraine conflict: Nigerian outrage at treatment of students at Poland border The big news in the world right now is the Russian invasion of Ukraine and everything happening with that. But there is also news coming out of the Ukraine of racism in full display. It seems many people are trying to get to safe […]

In a medical first, a man with terminal heart disease gets a transplant of genetically modified pig heart Baltimore is in the history books again as the location of this first of its kind medical procedure. Surgeons at the University of Maryland have  transplanted a genetically modified pig heart into a human for the very […]

The Buzz: Simone Biles locks up spot on U.S. Olympic gymnastics team  At the Olympic trials on Sunday night Simone Biles continued her pursuit of history. But it wasn’t easy, she under performed at her standards making some mistakes she normally wouldn’t She fell off the beam. Stepped out of bounds on floor exercise. As for […]

John Fitzgerald Johnson is the founder of the all-Black armed activist group known as the NFAC which stands for the Not F*#%ing Around Coalition. A group who focuses on the liberation of Black Americans. Well Johnson is now facing federal charges for allegedly pointing a rifle at law enforcement officers during a September protest.  According […]

On August 9, 2014, seeing the lifeless body of Michael Brown Jr. laid out in the blistering heat for four and half hours on Twitter…

Greg Carr associate professor and chair of African-American Studies at Howard University, Lisa Page, acting Director of Creative Writing at George Washington University, Armstrong Williams and educator Johnnetta B.…

Coretta Scott King (April 27, 1927 – January 30, 2006) was an American author, activist, and civil rights leader. The widow of Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King helped lead the African American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. Mrs. King played a prominent role in the years after her husbands 1968 assassination when she took on the leadership of the […]