Free ebook Highlights 45 Young African-American Leaders

Free ebook Highlights 45 Young African-American Leaders

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 21, 2018

Last week, the Beyond Ideas Group released a fee e-book that highlights 45 young Black leaders in the fields of business, entertainment, policy, technology... Read More

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Tavis Smiley Suing PBS After Being Fired Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

by Jessica Bennett   Feb 21, 2018

Tavis Smiley is one of a few men sticking by his guns after being accused of sexual misconduct last year, repeatedly claiming he’s innocent... Read More

New Jersey Town Votes to Place Armed Cops in Schools

New Jersey Town Votes to Place Armed Cops in Schools

by Zahara Hill   Feb 20, 2018

In the wake of last week’s shooting at a Florida high school, a New Jersey board of education voted to place armed cops in... Read More

Iowa, One of the States to Be Dangerously Affected by the Proposed SNAP Plan

Iowa, One of the States to Be Dangerously Affected by the Proposed SNAP Plan

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 20, 2018

When the Trump administration announced a proposed plan that would cut SNAP recipients’ money for food in half and replace it with a box... Read More

Ohio Seventh-Grader Shoots Self in Bathroom of Middle School, Reports say

Ohio Seventh-Grader Shoots Self in Bathroom of Middle School, Reports say

by Teddy Grant   Feb 20, 2018

A seventh-grade student shot himself inside the bathroom of his middle school in Jackson Township, Ohio, on Tuesday, WKYC reports. The incident happened at Jackson... Read More

Morehouse Grad Fatally Shot by Uber Eats Driver

Morehouse Grad Fatally Shot by Uber Eats Driver

by Zahara Hill   Feb 20, 2018

A driver for food delivery app Uber Eats shot and killed a customer in Atlanta over the weekend. NPR reports 30-year-old Ryan Thorton, a recent... Read More

Woman Allegedly Sexually Harassed by Clarence Thomas Urges Impeachment

Woman Allegedly Sexually Harassed by Clarence Thomas Urges Impeachment

by Zahara Hill   Feb 20, 2018

A woman claiming she was sexually harassed by Supreme Court Judge Clarence Thomas is calling for his impeachment. In an article for HuffPost, Angela... Read More

Minister Louis Farrakhan Denies Killing Malcolm X in Instagram Video

Minister Louis Farrakhan Denies Killing Malcolm X in Instagram Video

by Teddy Grant   Feb 20, 2018

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan denies alleged claims that he killed former civil rights leader Malcolm X. On Monday, Farrakhan posted a video... Read More

Ex-NFL Star Rae Carruth, Who Killed Pregnant Girlfriend, Wants Custody of Surviving Son Upon Release This Year

Ex-NFL Star Rae Carruth, Who Killed Pregnant Girlfriend, Wants Custody of Surviving Son Upon Release This Year

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 20, 2018

Former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Rae Carruth has spent almost 20 years in prison for conspiracy to murder his pregnant girlfriend. Carruth, who is... Read More

Classmate: Suspect in Florida Shooting Talked About Killing Parents, Friends

Classmate: Suspect in Florida Shooting Talked About Killing Parents, Friends

by Teddy Grant   Feb 20, 2018

A former friend and classmate of Nikolas Cruz, 19, who is accused of shooting and killing 17 people at a Florida high school last week, says... Read More