Milwaukee Jail Commander Under Fire For Shutting Off Water Supply Before Inmate Died of Dehydration

By NY Post A Milwaukee jail commander failed to tell police about the existence of surveillance video showing a guard shutting off water to the cell well before an inmate died of More »

Her Coach Told Her She ‘Didn’t Have The Right Chemistry For The Team’ Because She Didn’t Laugh At Racist Jokes

By Washington Post Jasmine Orsted said the comments began almost immediately after she started practicing with other hopefuls seeking spots on the University of Mary Washington’s women’s basketball team.   More »

Gender is a Social Construct That Can Change Any Day According To Harvard Fact Sheet

By Black Christian News 1. CBN – The transgender debate is heating up our nation and it doesn’t look like it’s going away anytime soon. A new Harvard University fact sheet is More »

House Republicans Exempt Themselves From Their Own Health Care Plan

By Vox Update: After Vox reported this story Tuesday, Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) released a statement saying he would close this loophole. Read the story here. More »

Why Do Confident, Fat Black Women Make You So Uncomfortable?

By The Root I love me. I’m fat. I’m black. I’m beautiful, and I don’t look my age. My hair is nappy and as big as my smile. I’m usually the loudest More »

According to History, African Americans Don’t Sleep As Well As Whites

By LA Times When we study racial inequality, we tend to consider factors that affect people while they are awake. Differential access to safe neighborhoods with good schools, decent jobs and unbalanced More »

This New ‘Sex Trend’ Is Actually Sexual Assault

By NY Post The latest bedroom trend doesn’t have to do with a certain position or technique — and it’s not sexy at all. The disturbing, nonconsensual trend is called “stealthing” and More »

 
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Two Maryland Teens Could Be Jailed For 33 Years and Charged with a Hate Crime After Setting Fire To A Trump Sign

By  Daily Mail

Two teenage women have been charged with a hate crime for allegedly trying to burn a Donald Trump sign outside a store in Maryland with a car cigarette lighter.

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Large Percent of Dollar Store Products Linked to Serious Health Problems Including Cancer

By Healthy Holistic Living
HealthyStuff, in collaboration with the Campaign for Healthier Solutions, released a report today about toxic chemicals found in Dollar store products.

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The Rate of Joblessness for Young Black Men is a National Disgrace

By Real Clear Policy

The rioting in Milwaukee over a police killing of an armed black man has reanimated the issue of longstanding black joblessness. Between 2010 and 2014, Milwaukee’s average rate of black joblessness was 54 percent,

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Charles Manson’s Son Reveals The Moment He Discovered Who His Father Was

By Metro

Charles Manson’s son has spoken about the moment he found out his dad was the infamous serial killer and cult leader.

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A Penalty For Being Black? Toyota to Pay $20 Million Settlement for Charging Black Customers More Interest for Car Loans

By Atlanta Black Star

Institutional racism in the auto financing industry is alive and well, as it was announced that Toyota Credit, the financing arm of the automotive giant, will pay $21.9 million to Black and Asian buyers who were charged more for car loans than white customers.

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Trump Threatens to ‘Solve The Problem’ in North Korea via Twitter

By MSNBC

A friend asked me the other day whether I believe Mike Pence would be a better president than Donald Trump, if the current president were forced from office as a result of the Russia scandal.
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Into The World of Women Who Wish They’d Never Become Mothers

By Elle

Here’s the thing about realising that you shouldn’t have had kids,” says Laura*, 37, a journalist based in Los Angeles. “You can’t take the decision back.”

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Concern Rises for Sex Tourism Along Kenya’s Coastal Region

By Face To Face Africa

Known for its beautiful stellar beaches, world-class resorts, and unique cultures, the Kenyan coastal region is undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist destinations — not just in Kenya — but around the world.

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How Government Policy Created Ghettos, According to One Historian

By Urban Intellectuals

In light of Dr. Ben Carson’s nomination as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and the commencement of the Trump Administration,

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At 117, Jamaican Woman Likely To Be Oldest Person In The World

By Daily Mail

The new oldest living person in the world is a 117-year-old Jamaican woman who once worked for ‘masters’ on a sugar plantation and credits her longevity to good genes and studying the Bible.

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South Shore : The Eviction Capital of Chicago

By Chicago Reader

Of the dozen evictions one four-deputy squad from the Cook County sheriff’s office set out to enforce on the south side last Friday, none ended in a screaming match, armed showdown,

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VIDEO : Cleveland Victim’s Family Forgives Killer

By CNN

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NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Commits Suicide in Prison

By CNN

(CNN)Convicted murderer and former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was found hanged in his Massachusetts prison cell Wednesday morning, officials said, just days after he was acquitted in a separate murder case.

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Black Man Shoots and Kill 3 White People In Fresno California

By The Daily Mail

A man shot and killed three people on the streets of downtown Fresno on Tuesday, shouting ‘God is great’ in Arabic during at least one of the slayings and later telling police that he hates white people, authorities said.

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Facebook Killer Commits Suicide After Police Chase

By The Daily Beast

Steve Stephens, the man who posted a video to Facebook showing him fatally shooting an elderly man in Cleveland,

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Oklahoma GOP Congressman: ‘Bullcrap’ to Constituents Who Say Taxpayers Pay His Salary

By McClatchy DC

An Oklahoman congressman is under fire after he seemingly dismissed the notion that his constituents pay for him to go to Congress, calling the idea “bullcrap” in a viral video making the rounds on social media.

 

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Doctors Warn To Stop Using Aluminum Foil Or Face Deadly Consequnces

By Faith Panda

Aluminum foil, which was first introduced in the early 1900s, is currently one of the most commonly used kitchen items. It is extremely versatile too, and is used for cooking, wrapping, and even for treating some common heath issues.

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Judge Praises Mormon Bishop at Sentencing, While His Rape Victim Listens

By Huffington Post

A sexual assault survivor was forced to hear a judge call her convicted rapist “an extraordinarily good man” before sentencing him to prison this week.

 

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Hospitals More Likely To Formula Feed Black Babies

By UPI

WASHINGTON, July 19 (UPI) — Black mothers are nine times as likely to be given formula for their babies than white mothers, researchers found a recent study.

 

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Here’s The Reason Why You Love The Smell Of Old Books According to Science

By Black Christians

Do you like to have your nose in a book? No, we’re not talking figuratively. Something about the scent of old books can perk up any bookworm.