(FinalCall.com) - Faulty equipment, fights in the hallways, overcrowded classrooms, failing grades, security guards, scarce resources and high suspension rates. This is not the description of a school in some Third World war torn country. It is the ...
Posted Tuesday, September 11th 2012 at 12:41PM
From Los Angeles Times
August 21, 2012
Are hip-hop artists such as Flavor Flav and Lil Wayne the new generation of black minstrels -- the African American jesters who used to entertain audiences with cartoonish, racially stereotypical shtick befo ...
Posted Sunday, August 26th 2012 at 4:13PM
Examiner.com--In a video posted at Breitbart.com on Tuesday, a New Black Panther Leader identified by The Blaze as possibly being King Samir Shabazz, said that blacks will have to kill white babies “seconds” after they’re born, while suggesting bombi ...
Posted Thursday, August 16th 2012 at 12:19PM
DELAWARE--Members of the state and local NAACP chapters, Black Clergy Consortium, and Interfaith Coalition Building Blocks of Wilmington are holding a rally today near New Castle to address the fatal shooting last week of James L. Green by a local po ...
Posted Tuesday, August 14th 2012 at 2:03PM
Just hours after making Olympic history Usain Bolt proved he was unstoppable both on and off the track as hit the London party scene.
The triple gold winning sprinter took clubbers by complete surprise when he turned up at the Puma Yard in Brick L ...
Posted Sunday, August 12th 2012 at 3:43PM
From The New York Times
Published: August 7, 2012
Students with disabilities are almost twice as likely to be suspended from school as nondisabled students, with the highest rates among black children with disabilities.
According to a new an ...
Posted Wednesday, August 8th 2012 at 12:17PM
DailyMail.co.uk--The man whose life was the focus of 'The Corner,' a book about a year on a drug-plagued Baltimore street corner, has died of a suspected drug overdose.
De'Andre McCullough, 35, was found dead by his girlfriend at a home in the Bal ...
Posted Wednesday, August 8th 2012 at 12:14PM
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THIS BLOG IS DEDICATED TO THE OVER 18 MONTHS OF SACRIFICE, SERVICE, AND DEDICATION, THAT WE HAVE RECIEVED FROM OUR LEADER AND PRESIDENT BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA'S GUIDANCE & PERFECT EXAMPLE. THIS BLOG IS NOT MAINTA ...
Posted Saturday, August 4th 2012 at 6:59PM
Peace To All:
In the Bible in Matthew 23:9 it reads, “Call no one on earth your father; you have but one Father in heaven.”
Yet, Jesus quotes Moses and the Decalogue in Mark 7:10, “Honor your father and your mother.”
My question is if the B ...
Posted Friday, August 3rd 2012 at 12:58PM
One of Michael Jackson's sisters, La Toya Jackson is making headlines today. According to a new report, the star's reality show will be airing on the Oprah Winfrey Network. La Toya Jackson's brothers: Jermaine, Jackie, Marlon and Tito appeared on a reality show, "The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty" whic ...
Posted Friday, August 3rd 2012 at 12:43PM
The following article appeared in a Jamaican Newspaper this week. A copy of this letter was forwarded to my inbox this morning. Two words: MISEDUCATION and SELF HATRED. Read on:
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Afrocentrism is a radical b ...
Posted Saturday, May 26th 2012 at 6:21PM
Hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash is the latest entertainer to have one of his most prized possessions taken from him. The DJ announced that his laptop, a record spinner's pride and joy, was taken from him late Friday night (Feb. 25) after a show at ...
Posted Sunday, February 27th 2011 at 2:10PM
Move over Weight Watchers — an exotic new superfruit called 'African Mango' has quickly become the hottest new way to lose weight.
After one of America's most popular medical doctors and daytime TV talk show hosts called African Mango (mention ...
Posted Sunday, February 27th 2011 at 2:04PM
As Black History Month nears an end for 2011, here a few children's books and DVDs worth checking out.
1. “Sit-in: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down” by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney: Last year, Little, Brown Books for Young Reade ...
Posted Sunday, February 27th 2011 at 1:31PM
The final Saturday in November is the date and the Louisiana Superdome is the place for this annual gridiron clash of two powerhouse Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) rival football teams. It's a full weekend of fun, excitement and action as th ...
Posted Thursday, November 25th 2010 at 3:05PM
The Million Man March
By Sister Siebra Muhammad
Here we go again some may say
Another scam for unsuspecting prey
But wait before you conclude
I have some testifying to do
You see I too was of the same thinking
Until I begun to start ...
Posted Saturday, October 16th 2010 at 2:31PM
BET.com--Monday (September 13) is the 14th anniversary of the death of Tupac Shakur. Pac died in 1996, after succumbing to gunshot wounds he suffered a week prior when leaving a Mike Tyson fight in Las Vegas.
Travie McCoy still vividly remembers ...
Posted Monday, September 13th 2010 at 1:57PM
DENVER--An American cameraman who says September 11 was a lie is facing extradition from Argentina to the United States on alleged murder charges. Kurt Sonnenfeld, a man who was provided provisory refugee status seven years ago, is now wanted by the ...
Posted Sunday, September 5th 2010 at 5:24PM
$547 million. That’s the Pentagon’s P.R. budget. They’re using it to spread mistruths and misplaced hope in ‘progress’ with one goal in mind: to extend the brutal, costly Afghanistan War.
General Petraeus' media blitz is only the tip of the iceb ...
Posted Sunday, September 5th 2010 at 5:19PM
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): A new book has suggested that among the disadvantaged people in the United States, the most needy and least helped are probably African-American men.
The new book from the University of Chicago's School of Social Service ...
Posted Sunday, August 29th 2010 at 2:56PM
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Saturday that he plans to recruit more African-American and Latino teachers in a bid to narrow achievement gaps among students.
African-American males make up less than 2 percent of teachers nationwide, D ...
Posted Sunday, August 29th 2010 at 2:51PM
Author, scholar and national news/talk radio show host, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson hosted the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan in an in depth and powerful interview which touched on his decision to release Volume 2 of The Secret Relationship Between Bl ...
Posted Thursday, August 26th 2010 at 2:11PM
The Schott foundation study showing that less than 50 percent of black males are graduating from high school is astounding and depressing - but not a revelation to many in the African American community.
We've known for years that our public scho ...
Posted Thursday, August 19th 2010 at 12:02PM