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Obama endures an arsenal of insults

Of concern at the moment former rock and roll musician Ted Nugent, who called the president a “subhuman mongrel.”

Last memories of Chokwe Lumumba

On Tuesday evening, I came home to learn that Lumumba was dead. I wondered if his death was related to the sickness.

Minority Business Development Agency seeks nominees for 2014 awards

MBDA, is seeking nominations of exceptional minority entrepreneurs and organizations that have demonstrated leadership and commitment in advancing the minority business community in 2014.

September shooting of Black Texas child stirs outrage

The shooting of yet another Black child is causing reaction and outrage, this time in Texas, where 46-year-old Brian Cloninger shot 8-year-old Donald “D.J.” Maiden Jr. with a shotgun last September.

Guilty on four counts in ‘loud music murder trial’

On Saturday evening a jury in Jacksonville, Fla. announced a guilty verdict on charges stemming from Michael Dunn’s admitted murder of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.

Black media in transition

To paraphrase an old economic saying: If the mainstream media sneezes, the Black media comes down with pneumonia.

Fury continues over Michael Dunn verdict

Over the weekend, a jury made found Michael Dunn guilty on four out of five counts, including attempted murder, in the killing of unarmed 17-year-old Jordan Davis. However, when it came to the murder charge, the jury could not come ...

Guilty: Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin convicted by federal jury

The former mayor of New Orleans has been found guilty of accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and favors from businessmen while in office.

Black man’s mysterious death in Texas points to foul play

A modern-day lynching in Texas? The family of a dead 28-year-old Black man, Alfred Wright, in East Texas suspects foul play and is looking for answers, with the U.S. Justice Department now getting involved.

“Hate Crimes in the Heartland” stirs important talk about race in US

City College Center for the Arts hosts a viewing of the documentary "Hate Crimes in the Heartland," about two hate crimes in Oklahoma that happened almost 90 years apart.

Survey Shows Black Fathers Break Away from Stereotypes

The Black father has been stereotypically described to be many things. Now he can add: responsible and engaged father to the list. A recent national survey has found that Black fathers are involved in their children's lives as much and ...

DMX angers black community, agrees to George Zimmerman "celebrity" boxing match

Rapper DMX has agreed to fight Trayon Martin killer George Zimmerman in a "celebrity" boxing match, according to a report released on Feb. 5. The news comes on what would have been Trayvon Martin's nineteenth birthday. Much of the black ...

Zimmerman needs to be knocked out in court

An announcement hit the media that a murderer who was found innocent has chosen an opponent for a purposed celebrity boxing match.

Black History Month kicks off in the city

Last Saturday, the beginning of African-American History Month was marked with several events across the city and nation to kick off the month-long celebration.

Federal approval of state's $10 billion medicaid waived

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and legislators from the state demanded that the federal government approve New York’s $10 billion Medicaid waiver.