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Cornel West says MSNBC waters down black journalists

One of the most powerful voices in America today is Dr Cornel West.  West was ridiculed six years ago for being one of the few voices to publicly challenge the Obama Administration.  But now, he is being redeemed with …

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Off-duty St. Louis officer fatally shoots teen who fired at him, police say

ST. LOUIS • An autopsy has shown that Vonderrit Myers Jr. was shot from five to seven times during a fatal encounter with an off-duty police officer Wednesday, police sources said. Sen. Jamilah Nasheed suggested at a …

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80-Year-Old Black Artist Leo Twiggs Uses Confederate Flag To Create Art

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Leo Twiggs’ paintings of shadowy Confederate flags and faceless men with bulls-eyes on their backs are a few of the haunting images he has developed living as a black man in the South. …

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800-Pound Man Fights for Life and Inspires Social Media

Everyone’s fitness journey has a different starting point. Some people want to lose weight to look good in clothes, some are getting ready for an upcoming event, and others may want to look and feel stronger. Larry …

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Montgomery pastor admits to having AIDS, sleeping with church members

WSFA 12 News confirmed with church leaders, including the now former pastor of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Juan Demetrius McFarland himself, that McFarland confessed from the pulpit a few Sundays ago that he had …

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New book explains how whites are rich today because of slavery

Many people seem to think that slavery is a thing of the past.  They might claim that since the slaves were technically freed, there is no reason to make amends and that this institution has nothing to do with the way …

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Paula Patton and Robin Thicke are splitting without attorneys

Paula Patton and Robin Thicke had one of the most public and messiest marriages in all of Hollywood.  They’ve also begun to struggle over the last couple of years, as their collective star power has started to …

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Why did Ebola victim Thomas Duncan succumb to deadly virus when others treated in the U.S. have survived it?

Thomas Eric Duncan died of Ebola on Wednesday, a week after the virus was detected in his body. But what caused Duncan, a 42-year-old Liberian national, to succumb to the deadly virus when others in America have …

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POLICE PEPPER SPRAY WAKE COUNTY TEEN INSIDE HIS HOME AFTER HE’S MISTAKEN FOR BURGLAR

FUQUAY-VARINA, N.C. (WTVD) — The parents of a Wake County high school student are outraged that police pepper-sprayed him inside their home after a neighbor mistook him for an intruder. It happened Monday …

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Nicki Minaj: ‘It Is Possible to Be an Animal Onstage and a Caring Mother at the Same Time’

Nicki Minaj has a precise goal in mind and a tight game plan to get there: the New York rapper wants to earn five hundred million dollars and leave a permanent mark on the world of music. All within four years. After …

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