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Here Is Some Fatherly Advice, From Muhammad Ali

In the upcoming documentary “I Am Ali,” there is audio from an adorable, inspiring phone conversation between Muhammad Ali, considered by many to be the greatest boxer to ever live, and his young daughter, …

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This Cop Oversaw The Torture Of More Than 100 Black Men. Now He’s Out After Less Than 4 Years In Jail.

On Thursday morning as disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge was released from federal prison to a Florida halfway house, one of his first torture victims, Anthony Holmes, stood at City Hall with tears in his …

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Woman Arrested in Bank Robbery Believed To Be Big Pun’s Mother

It’s so hard out here in the streets trying to make ends meet that there are rappers’ mamas robbing bank for a piece of change. According to CBS Miami, a 63-year-old lady named Gail Simpson, was arrested on Tuesday …

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You’ll never believe your eyes in this ‘Human Zoo’ Slave Exhibition

Maybe people were trying to make some kind of a point, but some have a hard time stomaching the worst of world history.  The London Barbican Centre was heavily criticized for putting black actors and actresses in …

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Black high school student wins 14 scholarships

Farmington, MI (BlackNews.com) — It doesn’t matter where you start, but where you finish that counts. Aubrey Perry heard this often from her father, Marc Perry, growing up. But those words didn’t really …

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Rev. Al Sharpton throws star-studded 60th birthday bash at Manhattan hotel

Al Sharpton threw himself a star-studded birthday bash at the Four Seasons in Manhattan Wednesday night. The civil rights activist and MSNBC host was loving the limelight as political and creative luminaries came by to …

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Obama ‘watermelon toothpaste’ cartoon in Boston tabloid called racist

There’s an ink stain on Jerry Holbert’s résumé after the veteran editorial cartoonist for the Boston Herald made a reference featuring President Obama that’s been decried as racist. The cartoon — …

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Michael B. Jordan talks to the Daily News about ‘Fantastic Four’ and life as the Human Torch: ‘The suit was a lot tighter than I expected’

Michael B. Jordan may be a rising star in Hollywood, but he’s already learned how to brush the dirt off his shoulders when it comes to haters. “I don’t think about it. Can’t make everybody …

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EXCLUSIVE: Brooklyn prosecutor to leave office to help prisoners fighting to prove innocence

A top Brooklyn prosecutor who ran for district attorney before joining forces with the eventual winner last fall is leaving the office to represent prisoners fighting to prove their innocence, the Daily News has …

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Russell Wilson Launches ‘Pass The Peace’ Campaign To Help Domestic Violence Victims

I used to beat people up. Truthfully, I used to beat people up a lot. Many of you readers probably think I have been Mr. Goody Two-Shoes my whole life, but honestly, I was a bully growing up. In elementary and middle …

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