­

About 98.5 The Wire

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far 98.5 The Wire has created 699 blog entries.

South African artist claims racism after shoved down stairs by Airbnb host

By |July 14th, 2017|

Steve Sibahle Nkumbi, South African artist and filmmaker, was literally thrown down a flight of steps along with her belongings by her outraged Airbnb host for being a few minutes late for checkout in Amsterdam. “So basically my experience was bittersweet. It started well but it ended badly,” said Nkumbi, who traveled to Amsterdam to [...]

Winnie Harlow Responds to Accusations of Body Shaming: ‘That’s Something I Would Never Do’

By |July 13th, 2017|

Winnie Harlow has become known for embracing her vitiligo in her modeling career.(@winnieharlow)Winnie Harlow wants you to know a story about her making fun of someone’s body isn’t what it seems. The model, who is famous for her vitiligo, cleared up rumors that she made fun of a man with a big belly while vacationing [...]

African American History museum opens in Washington DC

By |July 13th, 2017|

As racial tensions run high in the United States, a new museum dedicated to African Americans is set to be opened by US President Barack Obama in ...

Trump Will Be ‘Angry’ If GOP Doesn’t Pass Health Care Bill, But McConnell Might Not Have the Numbers

By |July 13th, 2017|

House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C.(second from left) and others, participates in a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he will be “very angry” if the Senate fails to pass a revamped Republican health care bill and said Majority Leader Mitch [...]

True Story: Delrawn Small Is The Name We Haven’t Been Saying (Episode 5)

By |July 13th, 2017|

Who was Delrawn Small? On this episode of “True Story with Natasha Alford,” Natasha visits the family of Brooklyn native Delrawn Small, who was killed by off-duty NYPD officer, Wayne Isaacs, last summer on the fourth of July. Small was shot three times by Isaacs when he approached his car after a driving dispute. Small’s [...]

African Centered Culture Shows Us How to Build Economic Cooperation

By |July 12th, 2017|

Historic Memphis reports this may be the only photo of Peoples Grocery, which sat at the intersection of Mississippi Boulevard and Walker Avenue known as “the curve.” (Historic Memphis)In order to build successful African institutions based on a cooperative economic model, we should begin by developing small units of African partnerships not only across Africa [...]

Bakari Henderson killed in Greece over argument about a selfie

By |July 11th, 2017|

American tourist, Bakari Henderson, 22, was reportedly beaten to death on the Greek island of Zakynthos, due to an argument over a selfie, according to witnesses. Early on Friday, witnesses claimed, Henderson was at a bar on the island and wanted to take a selfie with one of the waitresses, which reportedly angered the bouncer. According to police, at [...]

NRA finally makes statement about Philando Castile during heated debate

By |July 10th, 2017|

(CNN Screen capture)The NRA has finally released a statement about the death of Philando Castile, a man who had a permit to carry a weapon but was still shot by former officer Jeronimo Yanez. Two days after Castiles death, the NRA released only a vague statement that said they would not comment on an investigation until all [...]

LL Cool J May Have Located Troubled Former ‘In The House’ Co-Star After Imploring Public for Help

By |July 10th, 2017|

Maia Campbell starred on “In The House” with LL Cool J from 1995-1999. (NBC promo/screenshot)LL Cool J seems to have located the contact information for his former “In The House” co-star Maia Campbell after her apparent — and disturbing — relapse was recently caught on tape. “Thank you,” said a Monday, July 10, Instagram post [...]

Ishakamusa Barashango The Black Facts Of The Bible

By |July 10th, 2017|

http://www.houseofkonsciousness.com.