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A Republican Mid-Term Wave Will Further Sink Black America

GOP pundits and some in the media gleefully noted that a few African-American listeners purportedly walked out on President Obama during a campaign speech he made at a Maryland High School on October 19 to boost the …

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Many Sterilized African-American, Poor and Disabled Women Won’t Be Compensated

The state of North Carolina delayed for years compensation of women who were illegally sterilized, and now that compensation checks are finally being sent out, many sterilized women –mostly African-American, poor, or …

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When Racism Gets In The Way Of Combating Sexism

As much as I can empathize, I will never know what it’s like to be a woman subjected to the uninvited, and in many cases, menacing attention that comes from strange men on the street. On any given street. At any …

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Gloria Lynne’s Son Richard Alleyne Dies A Year After His Mother

Complications on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at 6:45 p.m., in Westwood, New Jersey, at Hackensack University Medical Center at Pascack Valley, after a lengthy illness. Still grieving over the loss of his mother, Mr. …

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Sister 2 Sister Denies Filing For Bankruptcy, Print Publication On Hiatus

It’s no secret black press is struggling. Slews of media outlets are struggling, but black media has been particularly hit hard in the last seven years. Earlier this week reports swarmed the ‘net that Sister 2 …

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Police Change Report to Secure Conviction of Mother Accused of Driving Kids Into Ocean

Ebony Wilkerson is facing attempted murder charges for driving her three children into the Florida ocean. But while speaking to a reporter through tears, her public defender alleged a coverup by prosecutors and pointed …

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Republicans Are Quietly Employing Multi-State Program to Purge Minorities From Voter Rolls

If you’ve been paying close attention to the upcoming Midterms, then you know that 50,000 new Georgia voter registrations have gone missing since they were submitted to state and local officials. Georgia’s …

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8 White Cops Fired 46 Bullets at 1 Black Homeless Man [Video]

A video obtained by the ACLU shows a black homeless man being shot to death by eight cops while holding a small folding knife. Milton Hall, 49, was described as a “mentally ill African-American man” who worked as …

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Credibility of Kenyan marathoners in doubt after star runner Rita Jeptoo reportedly flunks doping test

It is no secret that Kenyans have dominated road racing for decades, setting records like clockwork and winning great amounts of prize money. But now, on the eve of the New York City Marathon, it turns out there might …

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First deputy police commissioner job should be filled by person of color

In my 22 years of service in the New York City Police Department, standing on street corners and protecting our children and families, two of the greatest leaders with whom I had the privilege to serve were Commissioner …

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