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Family of Ebola-stricken nurse says she wasn’t ‘careless’ in flying

The family of Ebola-stricken nurse Amber Vinson said it has retained an attorney and lashed out at the media on Sunday, calling the perception that the 29-year-old Dallas nurse knowingly endangered passengers on a …

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Ga. Teen Files Lawsuit After Being Arrested at Gunpoint for Seat Belt Violation

An incident that one family is calling police brutality has led to a multimillion dollar lawsuit against the Waycross Police Department. On Jan. 18, high school senior Montre’ Merritt was pulling into his driveway …

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How Becoming The First African NBA General Manager Inspires Masai Ujiri To Give Back

I had the good fortune to become the first African-born General Manager in American sports, a blessed example of someone who was given an opportunity. But as fortunate as I have been, I would be a failure if I …

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John Holt Dead: Former Lead Singer Of The Paragons And Reggae Legend Dies In Hospital, Aged 69

John Holt, the reggae musician best known for his hits ‘Stick By Me’ and ‘Ali Baba’, has died at the age of 69. The Jamaican singer died in hospital in Sunday night, his manager confirmed to theJamaica Observer …

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Victor Mooney is fighting off fatigue, hunger and sharks as he rows across the Atlantic Ocean to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS

It’s not the sharks that worry Victor Mooney, who is rowing across the Atlantic Ocean alone. He’s more concerned about people not getting tested for HIV/AIDS. “It’s been difficult,” Mooney, 48, told The …

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Carol’s Daughter Is Acquired by L’Oreal USA

Lisa Price started Carol’s Daughter in her own kitchen in 1993, way before the natural-hair beauty-product business was booming. Carol’s Daughter products are a staple in many naturalistas’ beauty regimen, but …

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Did a Black Man Invent Crest Toothpaste?

Amazing Fact About the Negro No. 96: Which black man made many of our favorite household products better? Halloween candy is big business in the United States. This year, as reported in the New York Post,sales are …

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Hannibal Buress on Bill Cosby: “You’re a Rapist”

Last night at his late night show at the Trocadero, comedian Hannibal Buress did an extended bit about Philadelphia native Bill Cosby, calling him a rapist. Cosby has been accused of drugging and sexually …

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Liberian Leader Warns Ebola Risks Causing A ‘Lost Generation’

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa risks unleashing an economic catastrophe that will leave a “lost generation” of young West Africans, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said on Sunday, urging stronger …

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Brooklyn sitter accused of beating girl, 3, to death ‘not a monster!’ uncle claims

The Brooklyn babysitter from hell who brutally beat to death a 3-year-old girl is “not a monster” – though he smashed the helpless tot in the ribs after she soiled her pants, the man’s uncle said. …

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