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French Sculptor Falsely Makes White Men The Heroes Of Slavery

French Sculptor Falsely Makes White Men The Heroes Of Slavery

By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert The artist Pierre-Jean David d’Angers, well known during his time, commemorated some of the most celebrated public figures of his time in stone and bronze. One image he depicted is a representation of a violent episode in the history of slavery in the West Indies; but this is a deceptive type presentation, […]

Black Princeton Students Do An Experiment With Police

Black Princeton Students Do An Experiment With Police

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Police apparently pulled the wrong carload of black men over in Princeton last week. Member of the Black Youth Project 100 were pulled over after leaving a convening meeting on the Princeton University campus on March 8, according to a story in The Root. The officer said he pulled the car […]

3 Reasons You Need To Read Ralph Ellison

3 Reasons You Need To Read Ralph Ellison

By Lechette Walker Ralph Ellison was a literally genius that contributed to the literally component of his times. His contribution and ideology is still valid in today’s ever-changing g environment. Ellison was born March 1, 1914 in Oklahoma City. He evolved to a great writer that published the best-selling novel Invisible Man in 1952. The […]

Pittsburgh Trial Focuses On Why Police Beat An Honor Student Beyond Recognition

Pittsburgh Trial Focuses On Why Police Beat An Honor Student Beyond Recognition

By Lechette Walker The Police beating of the honor student in Pittsburg is set to go back to trail. The three officers that beat the unarmed performing arts student retrial will start on Tuesday. Back in January of 2010, Jordon Miles was beaten because he was suspected to be a drug dealer or criminal. The […]

Boondocks Creator Aaron McGruder Is Bringing Black Jesus To The Airwaves

Boondocks Creator Aaron McGruder Is Bringing Black Jesus To The Airwaves

By David Bloodsaw Exciting news for Aaron McGruder fans; not only will The Boondocks return for another season, but Adult Swim gave the green light on another project from the controversial and funny producer reports the entertainment website Shadow and Act. The live-action scripted comedy, titled Black Jesus will debut later this year. Jesus will […]

Mothers Fear For Their Children In Stand Your Ground States

Mothers Fear For Their Children In Stand Your Ground States

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Gathering at the state capitol in Tallahassee on Monday, residents of Florida gathered to denounce the state’s controversial Stand Your Ground law that has been the subject of two high-profile killings of black teens. Among the speakers who spoke to the crowd were Rev. Al Sharpton, attorney Ben Crump and the […]

8 Things You Should Know About Minister Louis Farrakhan

8 Things You Should Know About Minister Louis Farrakhan

by Tiara Kj Williams Minister Louis Farrakhan Muhammad, Sr. is one of the most important leaders in the black community. Though he is demonized in the media for his unfiltered messages, he is embraced by the Black community for restoring the Black family and being a fearless voice for the silenced. His contributions range from […]

Pres. Obama: Here Are The Real Reasons The Black Family Is Broken Down

Pres. Obama: Here Are The Real Reasons The Black Family Is Broken Down

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger President Barack Obama issued a signature, second-term, legacy-starting campaign called “My Brother’s Keeper” on Feb. 27, but the critics have not stood quietly by. Criticism has come from many segments of the population, including from within the African-American community itself. But a recent commentary in The Guardian puts that criticism in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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