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Photo of father and son after Trump candidate loses goes viral

By |November 9th, 2017|

HERSHEY, PA - NOVEMBER 04: Donald Trump "Make America Great Again" hats are sold at a rally on November 4, 2016 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Days before the presidential election, both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump make their final pitches to the American people, with recent polls show a tightening race in crucial swing states. (Photo [...]

Marcus Garvey: Black Nationalism – Fast Facts | History

By |November 8th, 2017|

Controversial crusader Marcus Garvey was determined to see African people take pride in and ownership of their race. Find out more about this legendary ...

GOP Tax Plan Will Strip Away Medical Deduction

By |November 8th, 2017|

IRS Form 1040, Schedule A, Medical and Dental Expense forms shown, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. Several million households unlucky enough to face high medical bills not covered by insurance would lose a valuable deduction under the GOP tax bill. ( Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — Several million people unlucky enough to face big medical bills [...]

Irv Gotti: Drake is the Eminem of today

By |November 7th, 2017|

(Getty Images)Irv Gotti has mad love for Drake. The Murder Inc. co-founder suggested that Drake would have even more success if he had been working in the 90’s or the early 2000’s, when Murder Inc. was also riding high, during the Drink Champs podcast with N.O.R.E. “If Drake was in my era, Drake would be selling 15 [...]

UN Reports 31 New Allegations of Sex Abuse and Exploitation Against Their Own Peace Keepers

By |November 6th, 2017|

In this April 11, 2017 photo, members of Haiti’s new national military force run and chant during training at a former U.N. base in Gressier, Haiti. As U.N. military peacekeepers prepare for a full exit from this Caribbean nation, Haiti is trying to revive a military force 22 years after a national army was disbanded. [...]

Black St. Louis Leaders Call on Supporters to Boycott Target in Wake of Officer’s Acquittal

By |November 6th, 2017|

Rev. Dinah Tatman, center, made the case for the economic boycott during a press conference Thursday, Nov. 2. (AP Photo)Black faith leaders in St. Louis are calling for supporters for to boycott more than a dozen businesses, including Target and a local grocery store chain ahead of the holiday shopping season. The group’s call for [...]

Tyrese: Will and Jada gave me $5MIL to stay off social media

By |November 6th, 2017|

(Getty Images)Things may finally be looking up for Tyrese Gibson. Friday, after his reps confirmed that a judge had dismissed his child abuse case – many expected the crooner turned actor to lay low for a while. Yet, on Saturday, the Fast and Furious star took to his Instagram to let fans know that he’d recently spoken [...]

People Of Color Discuss Black History Month

By |November 5th, 2017|

Every piece of music after James Brown, You could hear a little bit of James Brown. That's Black History in a nut shell.” Follow all your BuzzFeed favorites in one ...

JFK files Say Rumors of CIA Link to Oswald ‘Unfounded’

By |November 5th, 2017|

Part of a file from the CIA, dated Oct. 10, 1963, details “a reliable and sensitive source in Mexico” report of Lee Harvey Oswald’s contact with the Soviet Union embassy in Mexico City, that was released for the first time on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, by the National Archives. Documents show U.S. officials scrambling after [...]

Off-duty DC police officer shot and killed in Baltimore

By |November 4th, 2017|

(Facebook)A DC police officer was shot to death early Saturday morning. He was off-duty in Baltimore when he was killed. Sgt. Tony Anthony Mason Jr. was found with multiple gunshot wounds while a 43-year-old woman was shot in the leg. The victims were taken to hospital where Mason succumbed to his wounds. Baltimore police think [...]