I Love Black People

We don’t have much power because we don’t know what black power actually is

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Obama Will Play Nice With GOP but Won’t Budge on His Plans to Reform Immigration

President Obama shook off an electoral drubbing on Wednesday and said he was eager to find common ground with Republicans during the final two years of his presidency, but he swiftly defied their objections by vowing to bypass Congress and use his executive authority to change the nation’s immigration system. In a sign of how […]

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Michael Brown’s mother may face felony armed robbery charges: report

A police report detailing a fight last month between members of Michael Brown’s family over the sale of commemorative t-shirts identifies the late teenager’s mother as one of the “attackers” who beat and robbed vendors selling the merchandise from a tent in a Ferguson, Missouri parking lot. A copy of the Ferguson Police Department report […]

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Memphis Pastor Found Shot To Death, Family Searches For Answers

“All we know is right now he was murdered and we can’t find the person who did it,” Raymond Jones said. A Mid-South family is in mourning after police reported Memphis Pastor Don Smith was shot and killed Saturday. “We’re still trying to put pieces together of what actually happened that caused his death,” Jones […]

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NFL should keep Adrian Peterson grounded after plea deal, Roger Goodell should learn from Ray Rice mistake

Adrian Peterson copped a plea to stay out of jail on child abuse charges, but Roger Goodell can’t cop out and let him back on the field this season. Peterson, who has been the best running back in the league, beat his helpless 4-year-old son with a tree branch — a switch is what they […]

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Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, Missing Woman, Found Alive In Maryland

A woman violently abducted from Philadelphia on Sunday has been reportedly found alive in Maryland. Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, 22, was discovered in Jessup, Maryland on Wednesday, according to TV station WPVI. A suspect is in custody and Freeland-Gaither is in good condition. “I just want to thank everybody. I would like to thank the Philadelphia department […]

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Cops Were Justified In Killing Black Utah Man Shot In Back: Prosecutor

A Utah prosecutor on Monday said police were justified in shooting and killing a 22-year-old black man accused by officers of lunging at them with a sword the man’s family described as decorative. Issues of race and police killings had been thrown into the national spotlight just weeks earlier by the police killing of unarmed […]

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The right’s “poverty pimp” blast: How a racist trope reared its ugly ahead — again

One of the more amusing aspects of modern conservatism is its sad attempts to be modern. In fact, the term “modern conservative” is a bit of an oxymoron, at least when it comes to culture, comedy and art. (When it comes to news and propaganda they are as up to the minute as it gets.) […]

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Claudia Jordan Says She Thought About Suicide During Bankruptcy

As the newest member of Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Atlanta,” Claudia Jordan describes her career these days as “on the upswing.” But she recently revealed to Radar Online that things got so bad for her financially after her 2012 bankruptcy filing that she contemplated suicide. “I definitely had money and lost it all and got […]

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Kelly Rowland Welcomes Son Titan Jewell

Just call it destiny: Kelly Rowland is a mama! The singer welcomed her first child withhusband Tim Weatherspoon on Tuesday, Nov. 4, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively. Born at 1:30 p.m. PT, son Titan Jewell Weatherspoon weighed 7.5 lbs. “We are thrilled to announce that today we are the proud parents of our first son,” the Talk […]

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