African-American News

Pennsylvania Man Shot and Killed at Local Bar After Defending Black Man Who Was Being Called Racial Slurs

Chad Merrill was just trying to be the peacemaker, according to family and friends, when he stepped up in defense of his friend, a black man, who was …

African-American Culture

How the Republican Party Became The Party of Racism

Here’s a joke: <i>What’s the difference between a Klan rally and a Republican Convention?</i><p>Answer: <i>The dress code.</i><p>Here’s another one: How white is the …

African-American Culture

Amazon Should Replace Literally Every White Man to Save Local Taxpayers Money

There was a time that white men offered the local community lots of services in exchange for their tax money. They would invent things like the …

African-American Culture

Everything That Went Down At Pusha T's Wedding

Pusha T married the love of his life Virginia Williams on Saturday in Virginia Beach, Va.<p>Pusha T (Terrence LeVarr Thornton) and his beautiful bride …

African-American Culture

Forever Fine: Angela Bassett Proves She's Eternally Bae on the Cover of Porter Magazine 

Is there anyone more #AgeGoals than Angela Bassett? Twenty-five years after famously sculpting her body into super-toned shape to play musical icon …

African-American Culture

'White people are so fragile, bless 'em' … meet Rhiannon Giddens, banjo warrior

‘We’re all racist to some degree,” says Rhiannon Giddens. “Just like we’re all privileged to some degree. I have privilege in my system because I’m light-skinned. I hear people say, ‘I didn’t have it easy growing up either.’ But when did it become a competition?”<p>As someone on a mission to bridge …

Music

all victims of racial profiling - tell their stories

Quamiir Trice was getting food for his girlfriend when the police pulled him over and yanked him out of the car.<p>Ismael Jimenez complained about noise …

Stop And Frisk

Oprah's Most Important Piece of Advice for Achieving Extraordinary Success | Inc.com

Oprah recently Googled herself for the first time.<p>In an interview with British <i>Vogue</i> editor-in-chief Edward Enninful for the magazine's upcoming cover, she said she was impressed by what she learned about herself.<p>"I was the first African American self-made billionaire. Didn't know that. Donated more …

Motivation

#PermitPatty Reported a 13-Year-Old Selling Hot Dogs, Instead of Shutting Him Down, the City Helped Him Get His Permit

Not today, Satan. Or in this case, not today #PermitPatty. An old sourpuss who was trying to kill a Minneapolis’ teen entrepreneurial spirit did not …

African-American Culture

‘Avengers 4’: There’s one hero who might die for good after ‘Infinity War’

Scheduled to premiere in early May next year (that is, if Marvel doesn’t push forward the date like it did this year), <i>Avengers 4</i> is possibly the most …

Comics

Georgia lawmaker uses racial slur in Showtime series

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia lawmaker is the latest public figure caught with his pants down on provocateur Sacha Baron Cohen's new cable TV series — this time literally, as the state legislator exposes his bottom, yells a racial slur for black people, speaks with a mock Asian accent and defends his …

Georgia (U.S. State)

She Got That Glow: Anok Yai Is the Newest Face of Estée Lauder

Estée Lauder<p>Barely a week ago, we were applauding the stratospheric rise of model Anok Yai, whose career famously began when the then-college …

Estée Lauder

Should the NFL force players to stand for the national anthem? | NOLA.com

The NFL and NFLPA are freezing any changes to the national anthem policy after the Miami Dolphins faced backlash for threatening to suspend any …

Roger Goodell

Over 70 Sex Offenders Will Get To Vote Under Cuomo’s Voting Restoration Pardon Policy

3:00 PM 07/23/2018<p>Sex offenders will get to vote in local, state and federal elections in New York state under Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s voting …

Conservative View

How I Earned My Seat at the Table

Step out of your comfort zone now.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No, I’m not the intern, and I’m not the minority student fellow. I’m the company CEO, and yes, I’m 26-years-old. In today’s tech industry --where most of the founders and investors are still …

Business Strategy

Superintendent-in-Chief Gross appointed as Boston’s 1st African American police commissioner

Mayor Marty Walsh appointed Superintendent-in-Chief William Gross as Boston’s first African American police commissioner Monday.<p>Gross served as …

African-American Culture

Florida Man Who Accused Home Depot of Firing Him Because of Upcoming Surgery Speaks Out

Roy Hall loved Home Depot. He was employed at the home improvement retail company for about five years and thought that was where he would earn his …

African-American Culture

8 Things To Know Before Investing In Cryptocurrencies.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Cryptocurrencies are one of the biggest market trends of the century and with their popularity beginning to rise even more, there …

Cryptocurrency

The Books Behind Shondaland's New Netflix Shows

Before you binge, read these first.<p>Last Friday, Shondaland announced its first slate of forthcoming Netflix projects, including a series based on the …

Books

The Quick Read: NYPD Files Charges Against Officer Who Killed Eric Garner

Here’s all the news you need to know:<p>The NYPD has decided to take disciplinary action against the officer who killed Eric Garner after placing him in …

Eric Garner

NY Daily News slashes newsroom staffing in half

NEW YORK — The New York tabloid Daily News will cut half of its newsroom staff, saying it wants to focus more on digital news.<p>The paper was sold to …

African-American Culture

Million-dollar fund to give St. Louis storefronts a facelift

(St. Louis Public Radio) - Leonard Johnson admits many run-down storefronts in St. Louis could use a facelift. He’d like to help “polish up” each and …

Urban Design

Comedienne Diona Reasonover Is On The Rise

It was recently announced that actress and comedian Diona Reasonover is replacing Pauley Perrette as the show <i>NCIS’s</i> forensic scientist. Perette’s …

African-American Culture

African American Cowgirls Making History

Each year, cowgirls and cowboys travel across the country to compete in a tradition that has been passed down through generations — but an African …

African-American Culture

Donald Trump’s Trade Wars Are Giving Voters Actual Economic Anxiety

President Donald Trump supporters bow their heads and pray before a campaign rally Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Elkhart, Ind. (AP Photo/Charles Rex …

African-American Culture

The Faulty Logic Behind the Zionist Attack on BDS

From To The Point Analyses<p>BDS Movement<br>(Image by commons.wikimedia.org) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p><b>Part I -- Boycotts Are Historically</b> …

Israel

Twitter Reacts To Bayleigh & JC's Discussion Of The N-Word On 'Big Brother'

After not airing Angela and Rachel's discussion about getting darker skin or Kaitlyn's use of the n-word while singing a song, fans were shocked when …

Gameplay

Can Richard Carranza Integrate the Most Segregated School System in the Country?

A new chancellor is talking a big game about making New York City's schools more equal—but that's the easy part.<p>It was just a hair past 7 o’clock in the evening at Frederick Douglass Academy in Harlem, and Richard Carranza was a little late to the party. The cafeteria was bulging with parents, …

Education

Photo Coverage: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Celebrates Opening Night!

The new production of Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller, officially opened last night, Sunday, July 22. The vibrant nine-member …

Charlie Brown

10 Books That Will Cure You of Wanting to Know the Future

I f I had a superpower I would want it to be the ability to pause time, or teleport, or summon the TV remote with my mind so I don’t have to get up. …

Books