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If An Inmate Has A Low IQ, Should They Still Be Executed?

If An Inmate Has A Low IQ, Should They Still Be Executed?

by Afiya J. Watkins There has been a lot of discussion in recent years about the threshold for what is considered mentally competency and how it is gauged. This has been a controversial subject especially as it relates to criminal cases. In Florida a person can be sent to death row for their crimes, but […]

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 […]

Man Hired KKK To Kill His Black Neighbor

Man Hired KKK To Kill His Black Neighbor

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III What’s your opinion about someone who suffers from PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder)? Should they be held responsible as well as accountable for their actions? When you stop to think about it for a moment, there are suffering from an illness that they didn’t ask for or wish to have. Your […]

Lee’s Former Brooklyn Home Vandalized

Lee’s Former Brooklyn Home Vandalized

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Spike Lee’s former Brooklyn home was vandalized earlier this week, according to a report by the New York Daily News. An irate tagger apparently targeted the Washington Park home following Lee’s rant about Brooklyn earlier in the week. Lee criticized the changes in Brooklyn from the place he lived in when […]

8 facts about The Underground Railroad

8 facts about The Underground Railroad

The highly respected Underground Railroad was a network of clandestine safe houses and routes that helped thousands of slaves to free states and Canada. It was responsible for the freeing of tens of thousands of  slaves. In case any of our readers share the beliefs of Atlanta Housewife, Porscha Stewart who thought that the Underground […]

Jarrett, O’Reilly Debate ‘Gangsta’ Culture

Jarrett, O’Reilly Debate ‘Gangsta’ Culture

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Conservative commentator Bill O’Reilly and White House Senior Advisor, Valerie Jarrett’s discussion on President Barack Obama’s new “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative veered into a jab at rappers and the so-called “gangsta” culture. O’Reilly conceded that the president’s initiative could be helpful in closing the achievement gap for black youths, but he […]

It Actually didn’t free all slaves: 8 Facts about Emancipation Proclamation

It Actually didn’t free all slaves: 8 Facts about Emancipation Proclamation

By Tiara Kj Williams On Jan 1,1863, Abraham Lincoln signed one of the most important documents in history, especially for African Americans. He issued The Emancipation Proclamation, which granted the freedom of black slaves in 10 states. This executive document divided an entire country, and it may have cost one man his life. Here are […]

Investigator Resigns After Telling Horrific Lynching Story

Investigator Resigns After Telling Horrific Lynching Story

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger When Shun Mullins went to his city department of health after the death of his mother, he had no idea his misery would continue. Now, the state official who used the opportunity to belittle and intimidate Mullins has lost his job after forty years in the department, according to a story […]

Black Ole Miss Student Attacked On Campus

Black Ole Miss Student Attacked On Campus

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger An Ole Miss honor student standing outside her residence hall was the apparent victim of a racially motivated attack. Kiesha Reeves said she went out to her car to get something when a black truck full of loud, laughing people she could not identify pulled up and tossed an alcoholic beverage […]

Cover up? Man being held for crime that victim allegedly says he didn’t commit

Cover up? Man being held for crime that victim allegedly says he didn’t commit

By Yolanda Spivey Last December we ran a story about a young man who is sitting in jail for attempted murder after the victim herself claimed he was innocent. The victim, in fact, blamed her daughter who she thinks hired “hit men” to kill her for money. Shannon Zach Nyamodi says he tried to help […]