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Texas hospital apologizes to family of Ebola victim

To err is human, but to confess means that you really screwed up.  Lawsuits are surely being filed after a Liberian man died from Ebola after being treated at a hospital in Texas.  Thomas Eric Duncan was the first …

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This homeless veteran college student reflects the struggles in America

Frederick “Rick” Bush is 44-years old and a veteran of the US military.  The former Air Force firefighter is struggling to find a place to live, since he’s been homeless for the past four weeks.   …

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Boy speaking about anti-violence is interrupted by fatal shooting

One of the cities being hardest-hit by the wave of gun violence in America is Newark, New Jersey.  This horrible situation was exemplified during a recent speech by a third-grader who was speaking about stopping the …

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Republican Presidential Hopeful Dr. Ben Carson Stands a Chance

Reported by Ashley Naples  Dr. Benjamin Solomon “Ben” Carson, Sr., an African-American retired neurosurgeon who is credited for being the first in his field to successfully separate conjoined twins joined …

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First African-American Novel Written by Fugitive Slave Resurfaces

Reported by Ashley Naples It is not a secret that the literary works of many African-American authors, especially those born into slavery, have been lost and/or outright destroyed. The work of Lucy Parsons, a radical …

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Rapper Faces Charges After Beating Girlfriend Unconcious

Reported by Ashley Naples Although many people in the industry refuse to acknowledge it, there is irrefutable proof that toxic lyrics in music can affect the actions of adults and children. One can simply go to any …

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Competitive Olympic Fencer Dies at Age 29

Reported by Ashley Naples Although rarely given mainstream media attention, fencing, the martial art of fighting with blades, has been at universities and schools for 500 years. There are many styles of the sport, but …

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Black Woman ID’d as Second Nurse Infected With Ebola

Reported by Ashley Naples The deadly Ebola virus appears to be making its rounds in Dallas, TX. Family members of 29-year-old Amber Vinson have confirmed that the woman is the second nurse to become infected with the …

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STL Police: Forensic Evidence Shows Teen Shot at Police

Reported by Ashley Naples For the last couple of months, the state of Missouri has been headlining news stations across the country. Racial tension in St. Louis and surrounding areas is reaching nearly catastrophic …

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This black woman has more gold medals than any American gymnast in history

Reported by Liku Zelleke The energetic and talented Simone Biles has become the record holder for the American woman with the most gold medals to her name. She earned the title after winning her sixth medal at the World …

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