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Was He Murdered? Farrakhan Offers To Fund Autopsy Of Chokwe Lumumba

Was He Murdered? Farrakhan Offers To Fund Autopsy Of Chokwe Lumumba

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III There’s a problem when someone appears to be in good health and all of a sudden, they are found dead. In other words, when a person is powerful in the political world dies prematurely, questions will arise as to what happened. Was it suicide? Was it homicide? Was it natural […]

Convicted Man Walked Free for 13 Years After Clerical Error

Convicted Man Walked Free for 13 Years After Clerical Error

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III When an individual commits a crime, gets arrested and convicted, and sentenced to prison but the court makes a mistake and he/she changes their life around, should they be forced to do time? Let me say it this way. If the individual transformed their life from one of crime to […]

Crystal M. Hayes: North Carolina Peace Action Opposes “Stand Your Ground”

Crystal M. Hayes: North Carolina Peace Action Opposes “Stand Your Ground”

North Carolina Peace Action is non-profit education and advocacy organization that envisions a world where all beings are free from the threat of war and oppression.  We stand together as one human family to resolve conflicts peacefully in all our endeavors and support human rights.  Our mission is the abolition of war and oppression around […]

Kevin P. Dedner: My Brother’s Keeper Ought Not Be About Personal Responsibility

Kevin P. Dedner: My Brother’s Keeper Ought Not Be About Personal Responsibility

By Kevin Dedner, MPH Last week President Obama announced his plans for “My Brothers Keepers”, a federal initiative which taps foundations and businesses to help create opportunities and remove barriers for young men of color. As part of the initiative, Obama also appointed an inter-agency task force to examine the Federal Government’s own policies and […]

Black Student Arrested For Filming Cop Speed Traps

Black Student Arrested For Filming Cop Speed Traps

By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert They say everything is bigger in Texas; apparently the ego of one San Antonio police officer might be just as big. One minute, 25 year old University of Texas San Antonio student, Abie Kyle Ikhinmwin was simply filming officers as they pulled over cars along highway 281 and posting videos to Facebook, […]

Should Little Girls Be Twerking With a Grown Man Giving Instructions?

Should Little Girls Be Twerking With a Grown Man Giving Instructions?

The culture of New Orleans has two faces. One is an elegant blend of french and southern style living. Where you can find amazing food and there’s always a Beignet, Daiquiri and a good celebration. But then there is the not-so-favorable side of the culture of black New Orleans, which is very different from the […]

No Charges In Death of Homeless Man Shot Over A Cup Of Coffee

No Charges In Death of Homeless Man Shot Over A Cup Of Coffee

By Lechette Walker A homeless man was fatally shot over a situation that stemmed from a stolen cup of coffee on the afternoon of July 1, 2012. Federal charges were not pressed on the Michigan police officers that fired their weapons 47 times while shooting a homeless man over a stolen cup of coffee confrontation, […]

CHARGED: Man Who Killed Teen For Throwing Eggs

CHARGED: Man Who Killed Teen For Throwing Eggs

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III 48-year-old Willie Noble is being charged with a teen’s death after shooting into a carload of teenagers because he felt that the teens vandalized his vehicle. According to Noble, the shot was not to kill anyone, but to scare the teens off. The vandalism began as teens pranked Nobles’ teenager. […]

Widow Of The Man Who Killed Emmett Till Dies With Little Notice

Widow Of The Man Who Killed Emmett Till Dies With Little Notice

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger After a long life, some of it in the spotlight as the wife of an infamous killer, Juanita Milam passed away with barely any notice in the media. According to a story in the Clarion-Ledger, Milam’s passing was noted only by a brief obituary. As a 27-year-old wife of one of […]

No One Translated A Mother’s Complaint To The NYPD, So She And Her Kids Were Then Killed

No One Translated A Mother’s Complaint To The NYPD, So She And Her Kids Were Then Killed

By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert In a report written in Spanish, Deisy Garcia warned the NYPD that her husband was going to kill her and her two daughters. The report filed last May told police that she feared for her life. The warning she issued about her husband was never translated from her native Spanish, the New […]