12-Year-Old Launches Tech Initiative After Being Inspired by ‘Black Panther’

12-Year-Old Launches Tech Initiative After Being Inspired by ‘Black Panther’

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 03, 2018

Black Panther continues to prove itself to be more than just another superhero flick, as the billion-dollar blockbuster inspired a 12-year-old boy from Minneapolis,... Read More

Matt Barnes to Launch Scholarship Fund for Stephon Clark’s Children

Matt Barnes to Launch Scholarship Fund for Stephon Clark’s Children

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 03, 2018

In addition to helping cover the funeral costs for police gunshot victim Stephon Clark, former NBA baller Matt Barnes has begun a scholarship fund... Read More

Micheal Brown, Texas teenager

Texas Teenager Gets Accepted into 20 Colleges, Gets Full Rides for All of Them

by Teddy Grant   Apr 02, 2018

A Houston teenager applied to 20 of the nation’s top colleges and got into every single one. Micheal Brown, 17, earned received a full... Read More

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Stephon Clark’s Killing Raises Question: Who Polices the Police?

by Jasmyne A. Cannick and Patrisse Cullors   Apr 02, 2018

The fatal shooting of Stephon Clark has captured the nation’s attention and elevated the conversation around whether police can and should investigate themselves, especially... Read More

Three Heroic UK Children to Be Recognized For Saving Suicidal Man’s Life

Three Heroic UK Children to Be Recognized For Saving Suicidal Man’s Life

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 02, 2018

Devonte Cafferkey, 13, Sammy Farah, 14, and Shawn Young, 12, will soon be recognized for the bravery and quick thinking that led them to... Read More

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Boko Haram Attack Kills 15, Injures Dozens in Nigerian Villages

by Teddy Grant   Apr 02, 2018

Extremist group Boko Haram have killed 15 people in a terror attack near the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Sunday, according to Reuters. The... Read More

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Anti-Apartheid Leader and Second Wife of Nelson Mandela, Dies at 81

by Teddy Grant   Apr 02, 2018

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the anti-apartheid leader and second wife of Nelson Mandela has died on Monday, her assistant confirmed with Times Live. She was 81.... Read More

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A ‘Rebel Queen’ Gets her Due, Denmark Gets First Public Statue of a Black Woman

by Teddy Grant   Apr 02, 2018

Artists honored a black woman who led a labor revolt in the Caribbean over Danish colonialism in the Caribbean in 1878. A statue called... Read More

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U.S. Visa Applicants May Be Asked for Social Media History, Says State Dept

by Teddy Grant   Mar 30, 2018

The federal government wants foreign visitors to supply their social media history before they can enter the country, according to Reuters. On Friday, the... Read More

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Student at Center of Howard Financial Scandal Speaks Out, Maintains Innocence

by Christina Santi   Mar 30, 2018

Howard Law student Tyrone Hankerson Jr. is at the center of the embezzlement scandal that has shaken up the University. Hankerson sat down with... Read More